Category Archives: News
The new BLOG is up! In light of the new project starting, the YCR crew have been working really hard. Over the last few sessions they have worked with Lyrical artist and rapper Liam ‘Kritikal’ Powers and illustrator Becki Harper … 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
As part of carer’s week the YCR crew had planned an event to meet with MPs and other important people to discuss the following topics: Transitions : Employment : Social Care : Education : Hidden carers : Welfare Reforms : Mental health
Watch this space for the forthcoming report and more pictures from the crew.
Preparations have reached full pace during the last two weeks as the YCR crew get ready for their Event with the Houses of Parliament Outreach service! The group worked with Kym Kitching and Kirsty Wolff from York St John Uni’s … Continue reading
On Wednesday 17th April I was invited to attend the Carers Strategy meeting at the new City of York Council offices, which was interesting to look around. The purpose of the meeting was to see how the Carers Strategy Group … Continue reading
YCR were delighted to be invited to meet with Fliss Wood from the Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). The meeting had been set up after Liz Langwade from York Carers Centre had met Fliss at the CCG public … 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 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.
Conservative MP Julian Sturdy follows up his debate on Young Carers issues with a day shadowing Carers Centre staff. He even dropped in to meet YCR founder member Sophee at her home. You can see Julian Sturdy’s comments here : … 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