Youth Work

@themindtribeuk

Youth Start young people enjoying training today with the lovely Katie @themindtribeuk Focusing on developing a growth mindset and looking after your mental health Followed by a lovely lunch and some ice cream #youthstart #UKSPF

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...

Good morning from #downpatrickJBO

Clodagh is here representing our #youthstart programme sharing what NIYF has to offer. If you need help we can offer: 1 to 1 support. Group work. A tailored programme for you. Skills and behind the scene days. Support to obtain and sustain employment, education and training. Get in contact to hear more

RLP university experience

Yesterday saw the group complete their final day round in Ulster University What a way to finish up a great project, the group: - Planned and designed a poster campaign - Presented their issue based campaign to assessor - Visit the campus - Discuss education pathways - MOST IMPORTANTLY PASS THEIR LEVEL 4 QUALIFICATION Massive congratulations...

ECOOTD

Tonight we had the amazing Michelle from @thesunshineprojectni in tonight exploring SELF CARE We looked at - what self care is - Preventatives of self care - Techniques for self care - Understanding self care in unique to everyone Everyone really enjoyed the session and it was greatly needed as we head out of exam season and into...

POTUS Address

Yesterday we were delighted to be invited along to the POTUS Address at the opening of the brilliant new Ulster University campus and to mark the #BGFA25 anniversary. So great to see young people at the forefront! Also great to meet US Special Envoy to Northern Ireland Joe Kennedy III & catch up with the...

A walk to the Carrick Rede Rope Bridge

What an unbelievable experience for this fantastic group Something we often take for granted is our beautiful country & all it has to offer Day 2 consisted of - Take in the amazing views with a walk to the Carrick Rede Rope Bridge & chat with each other strengthing the bond that's been created Sharing about...

Youth Manifesto

Youth Manifesto for Change demands voice for young people at Stormont The new Stormont administration should appoint a Minister for Youth to ensure young people’s issues are listened to and acted in Northern Ireland. That was one of the key demands of the Youth Manifesto for Change launched on April 14th by the Northern Ireland Youth Forum (NIYF) based on...

KNowhere to go

NIYF have launched the kNowhere to Go? report – a peer approach to preventing homelessness in NI which included interviews with more than 40 young people across Northern Ireland who have experienced homelessness and understand the issues and barriers facing young people at risk of or currently homelessness. The report was produced as part of the...

Young People of the Peace Process

NIYF Report on Young People's views on NI Centenary, Identity & Social Issues Young People of the Peace Process - Summary Report Cover NIYF launch new report entitled ' Young People of the Peace Process' following survey of almost 400 young people across Northern Ireland. This programme emerged from young people expressing their wishes to be included...

Young people want a say on bonfire traditions 

Young people are calling for the opportunity to learn more and reflect on how we as a society celebrate culture and tradition. That is main conclusion of two major reports published this week – one focusing on loyalist bonfires and the second on republican bonfires. The reports were carried out by the Northern Ireland Youth Forum (NIYF) which was keen...

Black History Month

Black History Month October 2017 Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by black people. Its origins date back to 1926 when historian Carter G Woodson and prominent African American minister Jesse E Mooreland came up with the concept. The teaching of Black History was recognized as crucial in developing an understanding of race in society;...

Votes at 16

On the 15th September - to mark World Democracy Day - the NI Youth Forum launched their Votes at 16 Campaign. Hundreds of young people were joined by politicians and the Children's Commissioner at a   packed event at NICVA in North Belfast, to show their support and put pressure on the government to change the...