Anti-Cuts rally to be held on 12th February


Youth work unions and youth organisations are planning to hold a rally on 12 February to highlight the cuts faced by young people’s services. The rally is being organised by the union Unite and is due to take place in Solihull in the West Midlands between 12pm and 4pm. CYP Now, National Youth Agency, the … Continue reading Anti-Cuts rally to be held on 12th February

Rose Bache – Takeover Day 2010


Today was my first experience of the Youth Association, and I have thoroughly enjoyed my time here. I started off arriving at the office in Chapeltown and having a brief tour of the building and all of those in it. Afterwards, I went to the head office in Wakefield and had another tour there. Next, … Continue reading Rose Bache – Takeover Day 2010

LS£ash


In June Leeds City Council was informed by the Department for Education that the “ring fence” was removed from the Youth Opportunity Fund (YOF), in addition to this the Youth Capital Fund (YCF) was reduced by 50%. Over the past 3 months, members of the LS£ash panel have been in a range meetings regarding the … Continue reading LS£ash

Would adult grant-givers be treated the same?


Ls£ash, Leeds’ brand of the Youth Opportunity and Youth Capital Fund looks like it will be an early victim of the new cuts. Over the last 2 years our Participation Team have done some fantastic work setting up and supporting panels of young people from across the city to assess and award grant funding for … Continue reading Would adult grant-givers be treated the same?