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 »


Music4Care scoops National Kids Count Award

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’s Sami Speaks at the Dinner of Dreams Ball

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.


Music4Care Video Viral Launch

After months of dedication the music video was finally ready to share with the world! The video was tweeted by Sir Ken Robinson rap artist KKOKE and the world wide famous SEAL and has since been watched over 10,000 times on youtube in over 10 countries around the world. The video features care leavers who wrote the song as… Read more »


Tiny Treasures Tour Makes Big Impact

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 »


Care Leavers use professional Studio To Craft their song

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 »


Young Keeva Wows Conference

Keeva writing after Representing Inspired Youth at the No Wrong Doors conference for the Childrens & Young People’s Workforce in York. Keeva performed a short monologue for the preview screening of Samaritans campaign. “I can remember standing in that huge hall for the first time with Kev and CJ but even then I didn’t realise… Read more »


Visit from Vince Cable MP

Thursday 10th of Oct saw a visit to our home, the Phoenix Centre, by The Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills. He was at the University for a discussion with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and a tour of the Phoenix had been arranged. I was keen to… Read more »


Social Impact Awards Ceremony 2013

On Thursday 3rd October, Inspired Youth were asked to attend Social Enterprise Yorkshire and Humber’s 7th annual awards ceremony. Inspired Youth had been shortlisted for a Social Impact award, an award that we have been nominated for twice. This year’s ceremony was in the form of a gala dinner, a much more preferred style than… Read more »