york

The day we met Paolo Hewitt

Paolo Hewitt came to York this week to meet young people for a very different kind of interview – one composed by a group of looked after children in the city. The questions were devised by Show Me That I Matter, a group of looked after young people who advocate for issues effecting all children in care in York. The… Read more »

07-04-2016

Aspire To More project comes to life

“Aspire To More” is a creative project in partnership with the Children’s Rights and Advocacy Service which is part of CSES (Children’s services Education and Skills). Working in close partnership with “Show Me That I Matter” (SMTIM) a group of care experienced young people. The engaging journey will lead to the creation of a powerful… Read more »

24-03-2016

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

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

Inspired Youth Director nominated for Community Award

Inspired Youth DIRECTOR and co-founder of a “thriving project for young people” said he was “humbled” to be nominated for the Community Pride awards. Kev said “We use creativity, arts and film as a way to engage with young people and make them creative partners in creating content that can make a social impact”. See the full story in… Read more »

12-06-2015

The Retreat York

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 »

10-04-2015