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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 +09 August 2018 By Rhammel Afflick in News, Press

British Youth Council welcome shift in Government priorities for young people

The Government have released their new civil society strategy, revealing plans to tackle big societal issues. The British Youth Council welcome the Government’s new commitment to review the guidance which sets out the statutory duty placed on local authorities to provide appropriate youth services. The Government shift comes following years of campaigning by the British

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Read more +03 August 2018 By Harvey Morton in Blogs

Youth Employment UK census allows young people to be heard on a range of issues

Last month, Youth Employment UK launched their Youth Voice Census with support from The Careers and Enterprise Company and Pearson Education. The leading-edge census will act as an innovative platform for young people aged 16-24 to voice their opinion on a variety of issues from work experience to going to university and everything in-between, allowing them

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Hosted by our keynote speaker and former Chair of the British Youth Council, Lord Peter Mandelson, we look forward to welcoming you along to this 70th Anniversary celebratory evening.

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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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