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We're working to create world in which every young person is empowered to create social and political change.

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Read more +12 August 2022 By Rhammel Afflick in News, Votes at 16

British Youth Council calls for solidarity with young people

The British Youth Council is calling on the UK public to support the voices of young people on the issues that matter to them. Their latest plea coincides with International Youth Day which focuses on the barriers to intergenerational solidarity, notably ageism, which impacts young people across the world.  Representing millions of young people, the

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Read more +27 July 2022 By Rosie Milsom in Blogs, Challenge Events, Fundraising

Game and Raise for Youth Voice

This International Youth Day, we’re asking our game-loving supporters to play and raise for youth voice. On Friday 12th August (or over that weekend) we’d love for as many people as possible to take on sponsored gaming marathons, in support of our work ensuring young voices are heard on issues like mental health, jobs, housing

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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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