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Youth powered ‘Aspire To More’ campaign wins National Award

A youth-powered project created to raise the aspirations of care experienced young people has been recognised with a National Award. The Aspire To More campaign won ‘Most Inspirational Youth Campaign’ at the National Kids Count UK Awards. Members of the council, known as Show Me That I Matter (SMTIM) joined Inspired Youth to attend an awards ceremony on 21 November at… Read more »

13-12-2016

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Aspire project scoops National Award

Young people behind the Aspire To More project were honoured with recognition for their inspiring work at an amazing event hosted by the National Care Leavers Benchmark Forum, at Chelsea Football Club. Young people involved in the project joined care experienced young people from local authorities from across the county, sharing their poster campaign and… Read more »

31-10-2016

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Aspire to more project gets national exposure

The Aspire To More project has been an incredibly successful piece of youth driven work. The York based project is a care leaver role model campaign by Show Me That I Matter in partnership with Inspired Youth, designed to raise aspirations, aimed at children in care and leaving care. The work has recently had exposure in York… Read more »

03-10-2016

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Inspired Youth shortlisted for National Award

Inspired Youth from York has been shortlisted for the Community Orginisation Award For Age at the National Diversity Awards 2016. The Community Organisation Awards recognise individuals and groups who have made an outstanding contribution to their local community.     Charities and Role Models from across the UK will gather at the breathtaking Anglican Cathedral… Read more »

09-08-2016

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Aspire To More poster Series launches

The Aspire To More project has launched it’s positive poster campaign aimed at raising young peoples aspirations. The series features care leaver role models and links audiences to a series of powerful and inspiring interviews with people from care backgrounds who have gone on to achieve success in their lives. The work was recently highlighted and… Read more »

07-07-2016

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Inspiring Life Stories film in production

A new Inspired Youth film which highlights the importance of life stories work in the community is in production. The film, supported by City of York Council and funded by LocalPeople.org was made with residents of Woolnough house in York and student volunteers through Minds In Motion student charity. The local community initiative pairs older members of the… Read more »

07-07-2016

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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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‘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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Music4Care Video Viral Launch

After months of dedication the music video was finally ready to share with the world! The video was tweeted by Sir Ken Robinson rap artist KKOKE and the world wide famous SEAL and has since been watched over 10,000 times on youtube in over 10 countries around the world. The video features care leavers who wrote the song as… Read more »

09-04-2015