Media

Big Thinking puts spotlight on real issues through the eyes of experience

We have been on an inspiring tour to meet participants engaged with Action Towards Inclusion across York, North Yorkshire and East Riding. Action Towards Inclusion is designed to help remove genuine barriers from peoples lives through 1-2-1 support and a range of interventions to enable them to pursue their ambitions in education or employment. As… Read more »

01-11-2018

Lost In Translation project launches

Inspired Youth are excited to announce our new Lost In Translation (LIT) project in partnership with The National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP). NCOP brings together 29 partnerships of universities, colleges and other local partners to deliver outreach programmes to young people aged 13-18. Working in close partnership with NCOP, Inspired Youth are co producing a powerful short… Read more »

19-10-2018

Inspirational Young People win National Award for “A world of good”

Care experienced young people from York have scooped a National Award at the Kids Count National Awards at Westminster for their experience driven fictional story exploring the care journey. Their Care Story project and their story “A world of Good was produced in partnership with Inspired Youth and Show Me That I Matter (SMTIM), Yorks children in care… Read more »

17-07-2018

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

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

Young people shine at National Care Leavers conference

Young people behind the Aspire To More  project inspired delegates at the Nation Care Leavers conference last week in Westminster. Amy and Shelly represented Show Me That I Matter, joining Inspired Youth at the event, organised by the Princes Trust, to showcase their poster campaign and website. #York #campaign makes national impact @NCLW14 @PrincesTrust @smtimyork @StonehouseJon @Nacro… Read more »

31-10-2016

Youth powered film explores interventions on the edge of care

A new film co-created by young people in partnership with Inspired Youth and Calderdale council explores “Sleep On It” an innovative early intervention service for young people on the edge of care. The film was shaped by young people through creative workshops delivered by Inspired Youth. Young people devised questions to ask each other and staff… Read more »

03-10-2016

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

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