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Minding the Gap by Laura Columbine

When I was faced with the first group of young women, I knew I was going to do everything in my power to help them make the changes they wanted to see in their lives.   550 more words

Big Lottery Fund

Celebrating Youth & Policy 4 - Positive for Youth: Is policy meeting practice? Pat Kielty explores.

In the last of the first four pieces on the revamped Y&P website, with a new youth policy evidently in the offing, Pat Kielty subjects the past Coalition’s ‘Positive for Youth’ rhetoric to critical scrutiny. 339 more words

Politics And Current Affairs

Voice of Youth co-op looking for volunteers

Message from Tania de St Croix

Hello friends,
We need some new volunteers for our fantastic youth workers’ co-op in Hackney, London. We are writing to you because we think you might be interested yourself or know somebody who might be interested – if so, please see below, forward this email to anyone who might be interested, and put up the attached PDF or Word poster version if you have anywhere to put it. 356 more words

Youth Work Policy

Line Manager orders vulnerable, young people to be well and good in Slough

Ever since the emergence of IDYW we’ve been arguing that targeted intervention into young people’s lives, involving referred caseloads and prescribed targets, is the antithesis of a process-led, person-centred youth work. 279 more words

In Defence

Celebrating Youth & Policy 3 - Bernard Davies on 'youth volunteering - the new panacea'

There are few people better placed to put today’s interpretations of ¬†volunteering and social action under the microscope than Bernard Davies, author of a trilogy of ‘Histories of the Youth Service in England.’ Drawing on his extensive historical research Bernard seeks to interrogate policy and practice in an arena, which has come to be seen as simply ‘a good thing’. 253 more words

In Defence

Labour Plan for raising more cash for public services in Westminster

Westminster Labour Councillors have launched a 5 Point Plan which could raise millions of pounds for public services from wealthy residents who currently pay the lowest Council Tax in the UK and who want to pay more to resurrect local public services. 467 more words

Westminster City Council

Celebrating Youth & Policy 2 - Tania de St Croix bidding goodbye to NCS?

The second of our pieces from the new-look Y&P sees Tania de St Croix continuing her incisive and provocative analyses of Cameron’s vanity project, once called by Tim Loughton in a phrase of utter ignorance ‘the fastest growing social movement in Europe’, namely, the National Citizen Service. 282 more words

In Defence