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A world in which every young person is empowered to create social and political change.

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Young people must still be heard.

The country is currently facing unprecedented circumstances, however, it remains important that we continue to empower young people to create social and political change.

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Read more +12 October 2021 By Rhammel Afflick in News, Press

British Youth Council welcomes new minister for children and young people

The British Youth Council are delighted to welcome new charities minister, Nigel Huddleston MP, who will take on responsibility for youth policy at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport following the departure of Baroness Barran MBE who has been in charge of the brief since November 2018 and has moved to the Department

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Read more +25 November 2021 By Sophie Farr in Blogs, NHS Youth Forum

The impact volunteering can have on your life

Having had personal experiences of the impact volunteers make during a six month spell in and out of hospital, I was inspired to give back to my local community. Many young people may find it difficult to find volunteering positions that are flexible around their studies and other commitments or available for their age group.

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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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