Renaisi, in collaboration with funders and delivery organisations as part of the work of the #iwill Fund, have produced a report that explores the ways in which a community or regional approach can support and grow youth social action opportunities. Click here to check out the report.
Friends of the Earth are looking to recruit their first ever young trustee, aged between 18-25. As part of #iwill4nature, this is a great example of an #iwill campaign partner supporting young people to use their voice and show leadership to support the environment. For more information, check out the role description here.
The Behavioural Insights Team is working with the Ministry of Housing, Communities, and Local Government to trial an innovative, evidence based PSHE curriculum to improve social cohesion and strengthen integration. Cutting-edge materials will focus on boosting student well-being, sense-of-belonging, openness, and critical thinking.We are looking for schools to trial these exciting free resources and receive bespoke CPD training for PSHE leaders. Places are limited and filling up fast: to claim your place contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emma Taylor-Collins has written a thought-provoking paper exploring the extent to which framing youth social action instrumentally can sometimes become ‘hope labour’: un- or under-compensated work in the hope of securing employment opportunities or access to university. The working paper draws on findings from the study of experiences of low-income girls participating in social action. You can read the report here.
Gabrielle Matthews, 2018 #iwill Ambassador, has been appointed to the NHS Assembly! Over 500 people applied to sit on the Assembly, which has been created to advise NHS England and NHS Improvement on how to deliver the NHS Long Term Plan. It’s brilliant that an #iwill Ambassador will have the opportunity to share her perspectives on how to deliver improvements in health and care. Gabrielle is also keen to engage with other young people to feed in their views into Assembly discussions. For more information, click here.
The Ticket Bank from Tickets for Good is like a digital food bank but instead of food, they’re giving away tickets to a huge range of music events and performances. You can apply to be a distributor of tickets if you are a charity or community group via the website. A great way to celebrate and reward young volunteers.