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Alex is on a mission to get young people talking about mental health

Inspired Youth are passionate about suicide prevention and have been involved in raising awareness supporting vital organisations like Papyrus. Over the last few years we have also been working in partnership with Andy Chapman, the suicide prevention lead for City Of York. Andy has been spear-heading the suicide prevention movement in York promoting and running… Read more »

09-03-2020

LIT young people inspire audiences

Inspired Youth have coproduced a series of powerful films carrying inspirational & experienced driven messages shaped by young people. The series was a collaboration with NCOP designed to explore social issues facing young people using creative workshops to develop and produce a film that challenge stereotypes and tackle prejudice. The journey driven creative process also… Read more »

27-01-2020

Aspire film highlights the power of inclusion

A new film featuring Action Towards Inclusion (ATI) partner Aspire-iGen, powerfully highlights the impact of inclusion and how 1-2-1 support is changing lives in York and Scarborough. The charity who ‘help people and communities to be the best they can be’ run a programme for single parents to support them in overcoming barriers to work…. Read more »

27-01-2020

Colburn film inspires the community

A new film coproduced and written by young people has been launched in Colburn, Catterick Garrison. The powerful narrative was shaped and devised through creative workshops with inspired youth and themes were developed through working with artists such as Hip Hop artist Kritikal Powers, make-up artist Alexandra Nicole and photographer Scott Akoz. The moving narrative… Read more »

20-12-2019

New film aims to change the narrative

Following the launch of a brand new film by Inspired Youth in partnership with North Yorkshire County Council, we talk to the man behind the script, Jonny Hoyle. “Changing The Narrative” is a short film that uses humour to get across a very serious message about the language professionals use with children in care and… Read more »

29-10-2019

Be A Friend Campaign Launches

A new campaign has been launched in partnership with Inspired Youth and Ryedale Carers Support to promote the difference people can make in their community. The campaign which features real people, was devised and shaped by workshops with carers and volunteers. The 2 short films were designed to harness positive messages about the difference ‘being… Read more »

29-10-2019

Bilton is LIT

NCOP FutureHY, Inspired Youth, My Neighbourhoods and Bilton Youth Club invite you watch our coproduced film “Lost In Translation” celebrating the young people of Bilton and exploring their ideas, perspectives and future ambitions. Artistically captured by Inspired Youth and co-produced with young people Lost in Translation (LIT) Bilton is a powerful short film about raising… Read more »

29-10-2019

They picked me off the floor

Big Thinking is proud to present a new short film as part of the Stories Of ATI series. The film features Laura who has been receiving 1-2-1 support through Aspire-iGen on the Action Towards Inclusion (ATI) programme. Action Towards Inclusion supports people in the community to overcome barriers to employment, training and job search. During… Read more »

29-10-2019

Lizzie is overcoming adversity and following her dreams

Big thinking is proud to present a powerful short film featuring Lizzie who is receiving support through Action Towards Inclusion with an organisation that support lone parents called Aspire-igen. In this candid and inspiring short story Lizzie talks about her traumatic journey of recovery from domestic violence and how she is gaining 1-2-1 support from… Read more »

29-08-2019

Selby young people make film to challenge stereotypes

A film about perceptions of young people has been produced in Selby in coproduction with young people from the area. The powerful film produced through creative workshops with Inspired Youth explores issues important to young people from Selby and sets out to challenge negative stereotypes and fight stigma. The film is part of the Lost… Read more »

29-08-2019