stories

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

Jo’s moving on up – new Big Thinking film

Big thinking is proud to present our latest short film featuring Jo who is receiving support through Action Towards Inclusion with an organisation called Scarborough & Ryedale Carers Resource. In this short film Jo talks about her journey and how she is gaining 1-2-1 support through S&R Carers Resource on the Action Towards Inclusion programme to help… Read more »

29-08-2019

Life Stories film Inspires City-Wide Initiative

Inspired Youth proudly launched a new film this week exploring the powerful Life Stories project, a community initiative that pairs student volunteers with elderly members of our community to reduce loneliness and isolation. The film was screened to an intergenerational audience at Tang Hall Community Centre, which was transformed into a fantastic cinematic space for the event. A range… Read more »

12-11-2016

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

Aspire to more project gets national exposure

The Aspire To More project has been an incredibly successful piece of youth driven work. The York based project is a care leaver role model campaign by Show Me That I Matter in partnership with Inspired Youth, designed to raise aspirations, aimed at children in care and leaving care. The work has recently had exposure in York… Read more »

03-10-2016

Inspiring Lives Unlimited Series

Inspired Youth were delighted to team up with Lives Unlimited to create a series of powerful shorts to help promote their messages to the community. It was a humbling and inspiring experience and we were really happy with the results. Take a look at the series below.

11-04-2015