The British Youth Council are currently looking for a volunteer to join their busy Communications department. One recent volunteer, Matthew Otubu, has written this blog for us about his time with BYC. It explains the role, what you’d gain from the experience, and how you can find out more.
The funeral of colleague and much loved friend, Paul Boskett, will take place at the Union Street Baptist Church, Crewe at 2:00pm on Thursday 27th February 2014.
Times are changing - 84% of young people plan to vote when 18. Why? Talk to us (not about us), and we’ll tell you!
An independent report by think tank DEMOS titled Introducing Generation Citizen which surveyed over 1000 young people and 500 teachers revealed that despite false media stereotypes hurting young people's self esteem and holding them back in the job market, they are more engaged in social issues than their teachers’ generation.
Each month we invite youth representatives, including Members of Youth Parliament (MYPs), Deputy Members of Youth Parliament (DMYPs), Youth Councillors, Young Mayors and Deputy Young Mayors to share their stories of the positive activities they have been engaging in recently.
Hundreds of young people braved strong winds and rain yesterday (Wednesday 12th Feb) to visit the Houses of Parliament in order to lobby MPs and Lords about extending the franchise to 16 and 17 year olds.