A sprinkle of knowledge, a dash of power, mix in a little control and leave to bake for 6 months. What do you get? A group of young people working … Continue reading Young people bring Leeds United to Sutton Park
The Youth Association’s detached team has secured some further funding to continue its ‘Street Safe’ scheme in the Halton area of Leeds. The team in Leeds has responded to local young … Continue reading ‘Street-Safer’ Communities
A Local Act for Local People?
On Friday 21st September, I attended the event organised jointly by Voluntary Action Leeds and Children England to raise awareness of the powers that are now open to local groups … Continue reading A Local Act for Local People?
Leeds Youth Jazz Rock Orchestra
The Leeds Youth Jazz Rock Orchestra (LYJRO) received a grant from a funding called LS£ash (Youth Opportunity Fund) which was coordinated by The Youth Association. This grant has meant … Continue reading Leeds Youth Jazz Rock Orchestra
UKYP elections just around the corner
The UK Youth Parliament (UKYP) elections are starting to warm up now, with candidates announced at the beginning of February this year and going to the polls on 1st … Continue reading UKYP elections just around the corner
Going for Silver
The Youth Association and Leeds City Museum will continue to work in partnership to go for the National Youth Agency Hear by Rights Silver Award.
Leeds Youth Parliament Members “Shine” At House of Commons Debate
Four young people from Leeds took part in an historic event last month, where they took part in a debate in the House of Commons. Over 300 young people from … Continue reading Leeds Youth Parliament Members “Shine” At House of Commons Debate
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 … Continue reading Rose Bache – Takeover Day 2010
The Guardian showcase Leeds – and our political speed dating event!
The Guardian show the many different ways that the cuts will hit Leeds Council and the services that the people of Leeds access, from housing to schools. Representing our very … Continue reading The Guardian showcase Leeds – and our political speed dating event!
Political Speed Dating
Leeds City Councillors had a “date with the future” yesterday, as young people from across the city took part in a Political Speed-dating Event, organised by The Youth Association at … Continue reading Political Speed Dating