Our “Growing a stronger youth council” report shares what young people told us about having a voice, getting involved in community life, and how we can help them to grow the skills, confidence and connections that they want, in the way that they want.
Our Working Group discussed Civic Pathways for Young Citizens, including our work with NCS, apprenticeships and work placements, projects with schools, voter registration activities, Kirklees Youth Council and work with the University of Huddersfield.
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We’re delighted to welcome some of our youth councillors back to the Council Chamber to launch a toolkit that will help councillors to talk to school children about local democracy.
We’re holding a special Question Time event with local leaders on 12th October 2017, and everyone is welcome to send in their questions.
We’re holding a special Question Time session on 30th June 2017, and everyone is welcome to send in their questions about local democracy.
We have a selection of practical workshops at our report launch event on 30th June 2017, each hosted by someone who has given evidence to the Kirklees Democracy Commission.
Here’s an overview of the evidence given to the Kirklees Democracy Commission by five young people from Kirklees Youth Council, in a meeting with our chair, Dr Andy Mycock, on 2nd November 2016.
Here are some of the things young people told us in our group discussion with Kirklees Youth Council on 2nd November 2016.