General News

ALL-PARTY GROUP ON YOUTH PARTICIPATION

ALL-PARTY GROUP ON YOUTH PARTICIPATION Our Youth Voice team were up in Stormont this morning meeting with the chair of our APG Colin McGrath SDLP ahead of our first official meeting since becoming an All-Party Group! We look forward to wrapping up the mental health theme and beginning to explore housing and homelessness. #PromotingYouthVoice #SpeakingTruthToPower #AllPartyGroupOnYouthParticipation

Spotlight moment for our member Joanne

Spotlight moment for our member Joanne Yesterday she recieved ‘Wellbeing Champion’ at @voypic Care Day Awards 2024 We are so so proud of you and honestly this girl without a doubt deserves it!! Every week she comes to @niyf_elephant, has so much passion and such an advocate for young people’s mental health whilst also...

Trustee Week

During this year Trustee Week, we want to extend a massive thank you to our Executive Committee who dedicate many hours of their free time to our organization and the voice of young people Being youth-led is so important to us as an organization and we feel so lucky to have such an amazing group of...

RLP Magnet Drop In

An autumn night like that calls for bit of craic! Tonight we: Played some games & had a laugh. Caught up with a few young people we hadn't seen in while. Decided we were ready to make plans for a trip out. Thanks once again to Magnet YAC for hosting us and to @tnlcommunityfund for making this...

🙌 Rights Here, Right Now 🙌

One of our key manifesto asks is to promote #KnowledgeOfRights including the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) 🤔 We are working with other organisations to host an event for young people to discuss and learn more about the recent concluding observations and recommendations from the UN Committee on the Rights of the...

‘It’s just what happens’ & ‘Every Voice Matters’

We spent this morning at the launch of two very important research papers. ‘It’s just what happens’ & ‘Every Voice Matters’ Both reports tell us about the experiences, impact and responses of violence against women & girls. You can give your opinion on the The Executive Office draft strategy to tackle this at: https://consultations.nidirect.gov.uk/.../consultation.../

Speaking Truth To Power

This evening on the sunny Stormont hill, we met our cross community working group and friends from the sector to talk all things Youth Participation & #MentalHealth Thank you to all the young people for their amazing inputs Delighted to have Include Youth Children's Law Centre Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People...

NIHE Youth Forum

Was great having Aidan from Supporting Communities delivering some training to the group prepping them for next phase of the programme Aidan touched on: - Job titles and Roles within Supoorting communities and Housing executive - Language used in the working groups - Good Relations officers and Community development officers assigned to geographical areas - Potential...