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Young People Targeted - James Ballantyne reflects

We can discuss another day, who we might call upon in the struggle to understand and respond to the tragedy in Manchester? We can ponder that young people elsewhere in the world have also been targeted and murdered by terrorism in many guises, not least those of the State. 296 more words

Politics And Current Affairs

The Election: The YMCA leads the way in making concrete demands

As news of the snap election broke we were critical of the bland call from leading voluntary youth organisations for the political parties to commit themselves to young people. 381 more words

Politics And Current Affairs

Only 14% of young people will 'definitely vote' in upcoming General Election

A new survey by Kantar has found that just 14% of young people aged 18 to 24 will ‘definitely vote’ in the upcoming UK General Election. 259 more words


Prevent Training Courses Available

Prevent Training Courses available for sign up, awareness raising and Train the Trainer. Sign up via warwickshire.learningpool.com

Community Safety

Exploring the idea of 'spaces' in youth work

My sincere apologies for the belated appearance of these stimulating notes from the London IDYW regional meeting – entirely my fault. 

The last London IDYW meeting explored the idea of ‘spaces’ in youth work. 316 more words

In Defence

Youth employment in the 'gig' economy, isolation and youth loneliness research project

Apologies I’ve only just found our about this project and the first workshop is on Wednesday, May 3 in Manchester. Looks an excellent initiative and co-facilitated by our friends at 42nd Street. 321 more words

Politics And Current Affairs

Searching for Pearls: Reflections on Researching the Life and Work of Pearl Jephcott

Notice of the following event focused on the remarkable figure of Pearl  Jephcott, who between 1922 and 1946 was by turns a volunteer girls’ club worker, Organising Secretary for the Birmingham Union of Girls’ Clubs, the occupant of a similar post in County Durham and finally the Publications Officer for the National Association of Girls’ Clubs – thanks for this background to Tony Jeffs, who has a forthcoming article on this period in her life. 290 more words

Events And Conferences