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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 +14 June 2021 By Rhammel Afflick in News, Press

Former Chair of the British Youth Council awarded BEM in Queen’s Birthday Honours

The British Youth Council are delighted to welcome the news, Amanda Chetwynd-Cowieson, formerly Chair of the British Youth Council, has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Amanda has been awarded a BEM for her continued work uplifting the voices of young people in communities. Amanda Chetwynd-Cowieson BEM, started her tenure as trustee of

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Read more +16 June 2021 By Halima Yusuf in Blogs

The role of policy at the British Youth Council – Small Charities Week

Policy plays a big role in our work here at the British Youth Council. It is driven directly from the manifestos of the UK Youth Parliament and the British Youth Council. These important documents, like all the work we do, are formed and reviewed by young people depicting what local and international issues matter most

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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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