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Homelessness campaign hits front page of The Big Issue North

“We’re Human Too”, an Inspired Youth campaign made in partnership with York Arc Light has been showcased on the front cover of The Big Issue North. The striking images shot by Scott Akoz Photography for Inspired Youth look powerful on the front cover and the article carries a strong message about reducing stigma and stereotypes… Read more »

21-03-2016

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Inspired Youth foster care campaign aired on ITV

A foster carer recruitment campaign produced by Inspired Youth in partnership with Foster Focus has hit ITV News. The campaign which was shaped by working closely with foster carers and young people in care was screened on ITV Calendar. The films are part of a wider campaign with Leeds city council and Kirklees council in… Read more »

21-03-2016

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New films shine light on humans behind homelessness

On the 2nd March “We’re Human Too” was launched in front of a live audience at York St John University. The films which present the people behind homelessness were well received and have now been launched online with a series of posters and interviews with the participants. Fiona Thompson, Dean of arts at York St… Read more »

04-03-2016

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Inspired Youth film shines for Calderdale

A new Inspired Youth film is shining the light for a range of new and innovative services in Calderdale that support teenagers on the edge of homelessness and care. The film was well received in Calderdale and was recently screened at a DFE event in London to ministers and local authorities from accross the country…. Read more »

19-02-2016

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Foster Recruitment Campaign set to launch in Kirklees & Leeds

A public facing foster carer recruitment campaign produced by Inspired Youth is about to launch to the public. The campaign created in partnership with Foster Focus, Kriklees and Leeds City Council was shaped via consultations with foster carers and is driven by real care experienced young people rather than actors to explore what qualities they felt a good foster… Read more »

01-02-2016

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A foster carer recruitment campaign driven by experiences

Inspired Youth have partnered up with Foster Focus to create a brand new Foster Carer recruitment campaign for Kirklees Council. The campaign has been in development and is being shaped through consultations with professionals and foster carers to draw on real life experience to create key messages. Today we met with foster carers from Leeds and… Read more »

08-12-2015

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Powerful Anti Bullying Campaign Launches

Inspired Youth have produced a new powerful anti bullying campaign for East field Primary School in Wolverhampton in partnership with Foster Focus. The campaign is made up of a poster series and short film devised and performed by young people in Year 6. The campaign was launched during anti bullying week and was shared at… Read more »

07-12-2015

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We’re Human Films Ready to Launch

Three films and an exhibition capturing the humans behind homelessness are complete and ready to launch. The project will culminate in a launch event to be held in the new year, showcasing three powerful and thought provoking films alongside a series of powerful portraits. Watch out for updates on the launch event in January 2016… Read more »

07-12-2015

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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