How can your organisation support youth social action?

Firstly, start by making a meaningful pledge to the #iwill campaign. Doing so is a great way to publicly show your organisation’s commitment to empowering young people to make a positive difference.

Secondly, you can empower young people by making youth social action a key part of your organisation’s culture and practice. There are five key ways in which your organisation can do this:

Thirdly, let others know the great work your organisation is doing to support the campaign! Tell stories, share data, get involved in #iwill campaign activities like #iwillWeek and Youth Social Action Day, and celebrate young people.




SAY IT: Make an #iwill Pledge

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Inspire and empower young people to get involved in social action
Promote the link between youth social action and employabilityEmbed social action into our training and apprenticeship schemesCommunicate the benefits of youth social action to our employees and encourage them to volunteer in support of it
Put social action at the heart of my school, college or universityInspire, empower and reward young people to lead social actionBuild strong local partnerships that support youth social action
Develop new, youth-friendly social action opportunitiesPromote and celebrate the positive role young people can play through social actionEnsure young people have a voice and are represented in decision-making
Help young people act as health champions, supporting their peers and communities to live healthier lifestylesEnsure young people’s voices are heard so that services and organisations are shaped with their needs at the centreHelp young people support their communities in either health and social care settings or their wider communities

DO IT: Embed youth social action

Youth social action benefits young people, the organisations they work with, their communities, and wider society. But for more young people to have meaningful opportunities, we need to embed social action into the culture and practice of our organisations.

That means prioritising it. It means measuring it. It means partnering with other organisations. It means getting young people into roles where they can affect decision-making. And it means recognising and celebrating their impact.

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SHOUT ABOUT IT: Celebrate what you’re doing

Are young people working with you to change society and the environment for the better? Your story can inspire more organisations to get behind the #iwill campaign.

Tell us your story – and we’ll make sure it’s heard.


Get involved in opportunities to celebrate young people taking part in social action.

  • Celebrate youth social action during #iwill Week 2019 (updates coming soon)

Find out more:

#iwill Week 2019


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