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YOUnique awards

The YOUnique* awards are the evolution of the hugely popular LACE awards for care experienced children and young people. This year’s awards have been planned by young people from the Our Voice Listen Up group in partnership with children’s social care. We encourage you to consider and nominate children, young people and adults from all…

7 months ago | Your voice
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Young Advisors AGM and Awards 2023

Wednesday 19 July saw the yearly Young Advisors AGM and Awards Ceremony take place. This was a wonderful evening celebrating all things Young Advisors, highlighting the amazing work which has taken place over the past year with the teams, communities, and partners they work with. The event saw our Northeast Lincolnshire Young Advisors Team win…

1 year ago | Your voice
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Your Voice, Your Vote: The results are in…

If you haven’t already heard, Your Voice, Your Vote is the local version of an annual consultation run in previous years called Make Your Mark. The local Youth Action group lead on the promotion and use of the results from the annual consultation, by helping to inform local priorities and the top issues from the…

1 year ago | Your voice

An Intergenerational Project – Research into growing up in coastal communities Results and Findings

An Intergenerational Project: Research into growing up in coastal communities Last week marked the beginning of the end of our youth-led research project which investigated intergenerational perspectives on growing up in a coastal community both now and in the past, partnered with University College London (UCL). The research group consisted of young researchers from our…

1 year ago | Your voice
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An Intergrational Project – Written by Beth and Tomos

Finding out about growing up in a coastal community by Tomos Marland and Beth Downes Autumn 2022 A year ago, I wasn’t familiar with a name like UCL. It’s only now that I’ve started to discover the significance of University College London. It makes sense that one of the UK’s most prestigious universities is based…

1 year ago | Your voice
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Children in Care Council: A National Voice ‘Amplify’ Event

On Tuesday 25 October last month three of our children from our Children in Care council, Our Voice, Listen Up! attended Coram Voice’s Amplify event in Manchester. This fantastic conference was attended by almost 100 care experienced children and young people and the day celebrated the amazing work done by Children in Care Councils, held…

2 years ago | Your voice
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Coming Soon: Your Voice, Your Vote Consultation

We will soon be coming to local schools with our annual consultation survey to find out what you think are the top issues in our community. Your Voice, Your Vote is released every year to secondary schools detailing top ten issues, where students of our community vote on the top issue; all votes are then…

2 years ago | Your voice

We want to hear YOUR voice: the National Youth Advocacy Service Consultation

Are you a care-experienced young person or care leaver? Then, we need your help. National charity, Coram Voice, have launched a consultation alongside the National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS) to hear from care experienced children and young people on some of the recommendations around advocacy, Independent Visitors (or more commonly known as Buddies) and care…

2 years ago | Your voice

Youth Action Summer Social Fun!

Last week, the local Youth Action group held their annual Summer Social event which was a great success – filled with food, fun and lots of activities. Youth Action is a local group which gathers at the Grimsby Town Hall once a month to discuss important issues to young people. These sessions are different each…

2 years ago | Your voice
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