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New project will capture the humans behind homelessness

Inspired Youth today launch a powerful photography and film project to show the human side of people experiencing homelessness. “We’re Human Too” is funded by a small grant from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation York Committee, and will be delivered by Inspired Youth in partnership with York Arc Light homeless charity and Scott Akoz Photography. The project will focus… Read more »

19-10-2015

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Youth led anti-bullying campaign inspires

Inspired Youth teamed up with Foster Focus and Eastfield Primary School in Wolverhampton to create a youth led anti bullying campaign. The project involved pupils from key stage 2 at Eastfield Primary. Over 2 days, the pupils engaged in a series of creative workshops including lyricism and film making. The campaign formed the shape of… Read more »

02-10-2015

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‘A Story Like Ours’ Exhibits at Explore York

Our positive JRF funded dementia friendly portrait exhibition ‘A Story Like Ours’ will showcase for 2 weeks at Explore York Library. Having already toured several venues in York including a public launch at Kings Manor the exhibition will now sit proudly in the foyer of the Library in the heart of York, ensuring the wider public have… Read more »

28-09-2015

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Films set to broadcast on The Community Channel

2 films made as part of the successful ‘a story like ours project‘ are set to broadcast next week on the Community Channel. The powerful films feature people living with dementia and were designed to raise awareness and challenge attitudes. The project was a part of Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s wider work towards making York a dementia friendly… Read more »

18-06-2015

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Inspired Youth Director nominated for Community Award

Inspired Youth DIRECTOR and co-founder of a “thriving project for young people” said he was “humbled” to be nominated for the Community Pride awards. Kev said “We use creativity, arts and film as a way to engage with young people and make them creative partners in creating content that can make a social impact”. See the full story in… Read more »

12-06-2015

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Inspired Youth dementia awareness films played at City Screen Cinema York

Inspired Youth are delighted to announce that our dementia campaign films commissioned by JRF for the ‘A Story About Us’ project, are now screening before feature films at the City Screen Picture House in York. The films will be shown as part of Dementia Awareness week #DAW15 and can be seen before the following films. A… Read more »

19-05-2015

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Inspired Youth become international media trainers

Last month Inspired Youth went to Germany to take part and run workshops with the Youth4Media network in Yorks twin city Munster. Liam (IY Technical Manager) ran a workshop about audio and Kev (IY Director) ran a workshop about camera set up and filming. The participants in the workshops had come from all over the world including… Read more »

19-05-2015

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‘A story like ours’ campaign exhibits in dementia awareness week

An Inspired Youth media and film campaign commissioned by JRF is set to launch a public exhibition during National Dementia Awareness week. The exhibition, which features positive portraits featuring people living with dementia and their families and Carers, will be showcased at City Of York Council’s West Offices from 18th to 22nd May, before a… Read more »

05-05-2015

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International Exposure for Inspired Youth Dementia Project

Inspired Youth are delighted to announce that our dementia work a story like ours is being shared via an international youth media network, youth4media has partners from all around the world and the post gives the campaign great exposure on an international level. Dementia does not discriminate against class, creed, colour or nationality, it is anticipated that… Read more »

27-04-2015

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Powerful PPROM Awareness film

Inspired Youth recently produced a short film for PPROM awareness. PPROM (Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes) happens in about 2% of all pregnancies. In this Little Heartbeats film Ciara and Rachel tell the story of how they lost their babies to PPROM and how they are campaigning to raise awareness so other mums don’t have… Read more »

24-04-2015