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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

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A Story Like Ours public exhibition

Our exciting new exhibition ‘A Story Like Ours’ will be open to the public at Kings Manor on May 23 between 1-4pm, you can find out more about the exhibition here. The exhibition features positive portraits with short stories and is designed to present people living with dementia in a positive light, focusing on their lives and achievements.

20-04-2015

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A Story Like Ours exhibition previews at Harmony Cafe

The private launch of the ‘a story like ours’ exhibition, featuring people living with dementia with their carers and loved ones, took place this weekend at Harmony Cafe. The gallery was very well received and people particularly enjoyed the short stories that accompanied the portraits. Having secured the approval of the participants, the exhibition will now go on… Read more »

19-04-2015

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The Aspire Movement

In 2013, artist Kritikal Powers came to Inspired Youth with a vision to create visuals for his music. After supporting Kritikal with “Rebellion” his first release on ITunes, Kritikal went on to work in partnership with Inspired Youth by delivering lyricism workshops on projects such as Music4Care. Inspired Youth then supported Liam with his vision… Read more »

13-04-2015

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“A Story about Peter” new JRF film launches

Inspired Youth have produced a second film for JRF as a part of a wider media project called “A story like ours” which celebrates local people and aims to raise awareness about dementia and change attitudes, The film is a story about Peter, a father, a husband, an artist and a musician. There is a human… Read more »

12-04-2015

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“I have dementia, dementia doesn’t have me”

This is not a story about dementia. This is a story about Liz. A moving film produced by Inspired Youth in partnership with Ian Donaghy, made in support of ‘a night to remember’, a magical event which raises money for the Alzheimer’s Society. The film was produced as part of https://astorylikeours.wordpress.com a JRF funded multi media #dementiafriendly… Read more »

11-04-2015

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Inspiring Lives Unlimited Series

Inspired Youth were delighted to team up with Lives Unlimited to create a series of powerful shorts to help promote their messages to the community. It was a humbling and inspiring experience and we were really happy with the results. Take a look at the series below.

11-04-2015