Monthly Archives: May 2019

Lambeth Made – Lambeth Council

23rd May, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

‘Lambeth Made’ is a shared commitment to make Lambeth one of the best places in the world for children and young people to grow up. It seeks to put Lambeth children at the heart of collective thinking, planning and action in the borough, with the aim of improving the lives and futures of all children ...

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Choose Your Future – Croydon Council

23rd May, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

Croydon has the largest population of young people in London. In 2017, knife crime was rising across London; in Croydon there were 126 knife crimes, 70 more than 2016. Amid concerns about youth violence, Croydon Council wanted to unite the borough, give young people a voice and help bring about positive change. At the borough’s ...

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Youth Co-operation in Stevenage

20th May, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

Over the past 12 months, Stevenage Borough Council (SBC) has worked with the town’s Youth Council to further develop opportunities for young people to influence the council. This initiative would play a key role in the plans for the future of the town. In 2018, the SBC community development team began working with the youth ...

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Supported Internships – Knowsley MBC

19th May, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

The Knowsley Supported Internship Programme commenced in 2016 and aims to prepare young people with a learning difficulty and / or disability for employment.  The programme is a partnership between Knowsley Council and Knowsley Community College, working with local employers to provide 12 month’s work experience to help young people find sustainable employment in the ...

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Advocacy Digital and Young People – Sandwell City Council

16th May, 2019 / Nicola, CCIN

A Partnership Between Sandwell Advocacy, iSandwell and Sandwell CVO. Sandwell Advocacy has been supporting vulnerable young people since 1993. Many people do not necessarily understand what advocacy is and the important part it plays in peoples live, this project wanted to address this by creating a wide variety of information across a number of media ...

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Cardiff Commitment – Cardiff Council’s youth engagement and progression strategy

3rd April, 2018 / Nicola, CCIN

The ‘Cardiff Commitment’ is the Council’s youth engagement and progression strategy.  The strategy aims to ensure that all young people in Cardiff are provided with the support, choices and opportunities to make a successful transition from compulsory schooling to ongoing education, training and the world of work, and are enabled to reach their full potential. ...

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Motivat8 – Sandwell Borough Council

26th March, 2018 / Nicola, CCIN

The Motiv8 Challenge was developed to tackle Anti-Social behaviour being carried out by young people with the aim of improving our communities, tackling youth unemployment and raising the aspirations of young people in Sandwell. The project is specifically aimed at young people in Sandwell who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) that may ...

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See Something Do Something – Sandwell Borough Council

26th March, 2018 / Nicola, CCIN

In June 2015, the highly successful “See Something Do Something” campaign was launched within our Neighbourhoods directorate. This project aimed to train every member of staff to recognise and report any safeguarding concerns, and develop an internal process for reporting, encourage more joined up working with our partners in Children’s Services & Adult Services. Since ...

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Spooky Space, Ghost Labs – Rochdale Borough Council

9th October, 2017 / Nicola, CCIN

The Rochdale Pioneers Museum hosted a couple of Ghost Labs as a continuation of the AHRC funded Social Haunting project working with Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) and Unite Community.  One session was with a group of women from the Pakistani community in Rochdale, an existing group who have been accessing a variety of courses through the ...

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Youth Service Open Award Centre Team – Rochdale Borough Council

9th October, 2017 / Nicola, CCIN

This group operates from Matthew Moss Youth Centre on a weekly basis. It is open to any young person regardless of ability or experience from the Borough of Rochdale who wishes to take part in the Duke of Edinburgh’s award. The project is run by Rochdale Youth Service as part of its wider youth provision ...

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Middleton in Bloom Project – Rochdale Borough Council

9th October, 2017 / Nicola, CCIN

Rochdale Youth Service staff have supported a group of young people to lead in entering Middleton Township in the Northwest in Bloom Competition, by creating a working party and community action group. The “In Bloom” project has enabled the whole community to come together for a common goal of showcasing and improving the environment in ...

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