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 »
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 »
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 »
Inspired Youth had the pleasure of working with a small group of residents from The Retreat in York to create poetry and a film which would promote the amazing work they do. Through a series of workshops, service users worked with york based recording artist “Kritikal Powers” to create powerful poetry which was designed to be used… Read more »
Inspired Youth & The Springboard Project joined Music4Care participants in Westminster London to attend the Kid’s Count Inspiration Awards 2014. In a high profile event held in the Houses Of Parliament, brothers Danny and Dean Innes, who were part of a team of care leavers who wrote “How To Fly” (a song about their care experiences), took to the stage to collect their… Read more »
YCR founding member Sami recently attended The Cooperative’s Dinner of Dreams ball. The ball which was in aid of raising money for Young Adult Carers was attended by over 800 guests, including Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal. Read more about the incredible Young Carers Revolution and the work they have achieved here.
The Tiny Treasures school tour was a massive success! Inspired Youth in Partnership with Theatre Hullabaloo worked together to develop the content of a play commissioned by Young Carers Revolution (YCR) made such an impression in one school that an entire class from Greenfield School wrote letters about their ‘Tiny Treasures’ experience. To find out more about… Read more »
Young people tell their stories using music! Music4Care brought care leavers together to write about their experiences in a professional setting. Inspired Youth & The Springboard Project partnered with York St John University, using their studios to write and record the track! Real experiences shaped the content in a hands on creative process. See more about the… Read more »