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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 +30 April 2020 By Rhammel Afflick in News, Press

Young people’s voices must not be ignored

The British Youth Council is calling for the government to address some of the issues that have become more prevalent as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak. Decision makers up and down the country must make provisions to ensure young people’s voices are heard so issues which have been highlighted by the current crisis can

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Read more +26 May 2020 By Samya Sarfaraz in Blogs, NHS Youth Forum

Why we are making a ‘Covid-19 Pledge’ during the pandemic

What is #mycovid19pledge? The idea behind #mycovid19pledge was conceived in a conversation between a young cancer patient who is currently shielding and the NHS Youth Expert Advisors. The idea was co-produced with the youth members of the Children and Young People’s Transformation Board, the NHS Youth Forum and #iwill ambassadors. It’s impossible to have not

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REPORT LAUNCH: KNIFE CRIME

The British Youth Council's Youth Select Committee are launching their report on Knife Crime on Wednesday 12th February 2020.

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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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