Category Archives: Inspired Youth
YCR founding member Sami recently attended The Cooperative’s Dinner of Dreams ball. The ball which was in aid of raising money for Young Adult Carers was attended by over 800 guests, including Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal. The Cooperative … Continue reading
Well the YCR crew are well on their way to the next step of the revolution. After years of expressing the need to address young carers within Primary schools, we have finally been approved funding in which to carry out … Continue reading
The young adult carers charity dinner was a formal event in which carers, raised awareness about the issues they faced. To do this they made speeches between the courses of a slap up 3 course meal. Also after the speeches … Continue reading
The City of York Children & Young People’s Plan is called ‘Dream Again’. YCR members looked at the plan and discussed the five identified priorities for where extra work is needed. The priorities are: Helping all children and young people … Continue reading
YCR were in action again this month at the Inspired Youth offices at YSJ Phoenix Centre. The group came together to look at progress that had been made since the last session. They learned that their work on … Continue reading
YCR were in full effect this week with members coming together to talk about a number of opportunities that are on the horizon. The group members, aged between 9 and 21, met at Inspired Youth’s Offices at York St John … Continue reading
YCR member Aidan with Daniel Wood from the Houses of Parliament Outreach Service and Ed Poulter from Involve Yorkshire & Humber. The session was really useful and showed us how we can have an influence on issues by engaging with … Continue reading
YCR hits the headlines in the local press once more following their presentation at the launch of the Young Carers Card. Well done to the presentation team you did YCR proud! Picture courtesy of the York & District Advertiser, you … Continue reading
Aidan, Imogen and Emma receive applause from an audience of Headteachers after their informative and challenging presentation! Watch this space for the feedback.
Well done Sami for representing YCR at a reception with the Prime Minister at Number 10 Downing Street! Click the logo to see the fantastic story in the press!
Young Carers Revolution began the next stages of their plan for world domination; by inviting new young carers to join the campaign. The crew planned a media training day to help inform the new members of how to deal with … Continue reading
YCR Members Ash, Seb, Amie, Sami, Natatsha and Aidan outside the O2 Arena where they were invited along with many other inspirational young people to represent as Regional V-Award Winners!
We’ve had a great comment from the Author of Caitlin’s Wish! Check it out here along with a petition asking for schools to support young carers further. CLICK THIS LINK
Thanks to Julian Sturdy MP, the YCR message was loud and clear in Parliament yesterday. See his full speech here : Julian Sturdy YCR Parliamentary Debate
Tomorrow in Parliament, MP Julian Sturdy will lead a debate on young carers issues. After meeting young carers in York in October, he has seen the Young Carers Revolution film and will be promoting the DVD! Another success for an … Continue reading