Month: October 2016

RBYC Minutes 27th Oct 16

AGENDA ITEM Item ACTION 1 Welcome   1.1 All members welcomed and AM mentioned few apologies sent. None 2 Updates   2.1 Iqra – busy with uni work and the steering group for YoFo. Recently wrote a blog for Public Health England to be published soon. Ran a workshop on racism and discrimination in the NW where people shared experiences.  Starts uni placement on Monday. Kiran – Been on an eventful trip to London and busy with uni. Fariss – has done lots of sleeping, GMYA, learned how to kit and has a temporary Christmas job. Jakob – helps a dance group by doing the lights and sound and attended GMYA today. Tobi – introduced herself and said a bit about her hobbies, which school she attends and what she is interested in. None   3 Question Time   3.1         HM informed the group what exactly the Question Time event is, how it will be ran, what they will be debating on and how they can be involved. The event is on Tuesday 8th November, 18:30 at Matthew Moss Youth Centre and will be hosted by RBYC with MYP chairing the event.  The group discussed the issues arising from the local Make Your Mark results, who else to invite to the event and when to plan it.  The group will meet up at MMYC on...

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Make Your Mark – Results!!!

A record 5570 young people from across Rochdale borough aged 11 – 19 voted in the national Make Your Mark consultation this year through schools, colleges and youth groups, that’s over 25% of our youth population!  The top 3 issues voted for across the borough are: Transport Tacking racist and religious discrimination Raising awareness of sexual harassment in schools On Tuesday 8th November Rochdale Youth Service is holding a local Question Time event chaired by our MYP (Member of UK Youth Parliament) to enable young people to share their thoughts, opinions and suggestions to dignitaries, decision makers and service providers...

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Rochdale Youth Voice Update

Want to know more about what the Member of UK Youth Parliament for the borough of Rochdale, Rochdale Borough Youth Cabinet, Children’s Council and Children in Care Council have been up to recently?  Take a look at our termly report from July to September 2016 to find out in more detail!  rys-youth-voice-termly-report-summer16 Tweet Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Like this:Like...

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Rochdale Borough Children’s Council

Rochdale Borough Children’s Council (RBCC) are working to make life better for children across the borough, whilst also having some great fun!  The Children’s Champion and Deputy have some exciting events coming up including the opening of the Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival, the switching on of the Christmas lights with the MYP, speaking at the Mayor’s Youth Awards, interviewing MYP candidates and attending a local Question Time event.  Over summer they led some fundraising events including a fun run around Hollingworth Lake and sponging youth workers and performed on stage at the Music in the Park event. They are working...

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Elections for the next Member of UK Youth Parliament for Rochdale Borough

Young people between the ages of 11 and 17 have now applied to be the next Member of UK Youth Parliament (MYP) for the Borough of Rochdale.  All those who have applied will be attending an interview on Thursday 8th December, where they will be observed by young people to see how good they are at communicating, teamwork, leadership and speaking.  Each candidate will give a 1 minute speech about why they want to be the next MYP and what they would have on their manifesto if they got elected.  All young people at the interview, including the candidates themselves,...

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