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Last year we provided over 970,000 opportunities for young people to have their say.

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CELEBRATING 70 YEARS

The British Youth Council is celebrating its 70th Anniversary, marking decades of its efforts to create social and political change for young people. Throughout the year, we will not only celebrate the stories of those who have been part of the youth voice movement, we’ll also celebrate the young people who continue to champion our vision for a better world.

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Read more +21 June 2018 By Victoria Hayden Ward in News

Celebrating Small Charities Week!

This week is small charities week and we at the British Youth Council are delighted to be involved with this wonderful initiative that celebrates small charities like us. For small charities like the British Youth Council your support really does make an enormous difference. Whether you make a donation, sign up for a challenge event

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Read more +05 June 2018 By Kelly Balmer in Blogs

A delegate view: Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Youth Forum

Over the past month or so myself and a few others from the British Youth Council have been fortunate enough to be UK delegates for the Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF), which took place in April this year as apart of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London. Our ages ranged between 18 to 30

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YOUNG PEOPLE TO ATTEND COMMONWEALTH YOUTH FORUM

Youth representatives from across the UK will attend the Commonwealth Youth Forum.
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LIFESKILLS CREATED BY BARCLAYS

Lifeskills is a free employability programme which helps young people aged 11-24 build the skills they need to move forward in the 21st century workplace.
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Liam Preston

Former Chair of the British Youth Council
“The British Youth Council radically changed my career and life path. I had no idea what I wanted to do. But by volunteering with the charity, and seeing how it shapes young people's lives I now know I want to have my own career doing something similar”.
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