On the 25th October The Youth Association took a group of young people to the Choose Youth rally in London to learn about the cuts to youth services, meet like-minded people and lobby their MPs for a review of the cuts.
Some of you will know that last Saturday (15th October) I set out to run 50 miles (82km) to raise money for the Youth Association to buy outdoor and camping equipment, so that we can give many more young people the chance to take to the hills and have fun in tents. I was taking … Continue reading Made it!
Andy Clow, Chief Executive of The Youth Association, will be trying to run 50 miles around his home town of Rotherham on Saturday 15th October, to raise money for local young people and to raise awareness of the hard times that youth work charities are going through. Andy (aged 45) will be starting in the … Continue reading Chief Executive to run 50 miles for TYA
Source: The Press Association The coalition Government’s tax and benefit policies will leave almost a quarter of Britain’s children in poverty by the end of this decade, according to a report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS). Median incomes are expected to fall by 7% over the period 2009-12 – the largest three-year fall … Continue reading New child poverty predicitions