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Blogs by the West Sussex Youth Cabinet.

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A video in the making for Youth Cabinet!

Members of the Youth Cabinet met with the Communities team to put their ideas into practice and start the making of their Radicalisation video – Read full blog.

Apprentice Graduation Ceremony 2017

Chair of West Sussex Youth Cabinet was lucky enough to be invited to travel to Edes House in Chichester – Read full blog.

Consultation 3 On Radicalisation Prevention Resources

The Community Safety & Wellbeing Service came back to the youth cabinet on the 6th of March, to feedback on their progress and ask how the group would like to be involved – Read full blog.

Youth Cabinet Zine – Curriculum for Life

Check out the Youth Cabinet’s first Zine all about Curriculum For Life – Read full blog.

“Be the change: Unite for a better internet” Safer Internet Day 7th February

So as its ‘Safer Internet Day’ we as Youth Cabinet wanted to emphasise the positives of the internet, whilst at the same time giving our top tips for how to stay safe online – Read full blog.

Takeover Challenge / Democracy Day 2016 

What did two youth cabinet members think about the day? – Read full blog

The Political Awareness Campaign

The Political Awareness Campaign aims to raise political awareness among young people in West Sussex, focusing on how our local government works – Read full blog.

UK Youth Parliament House of Commons Debate

Young people visit the House of Commons – Read full blog.

Precious Otor, the ex-Chair Person for the Youth Cabinet, tells us her thoughts on being in the Youth Cabinet

Precious tells us all about her time in Youth Cabinet – Read full blog.

Consultation 2 with Youth Cabinet on Radicalisation Prevention Resources

The Community Safety & Wellbeing Service did a follow up consultation with the Youth Cabinet to further identify which resources and tools would be effective in raising awareness and educating young people – Read full blog.

Being British and European; EYE 2016

All final comments about the European Youth Event – Read full blog.

At the European Youth Event 2016

The proposed free trade agreement between the USA and Europe, are you for or against the trade deal? – Read full blog.

Daisy Stahl, an ex-DMYP tells us her thoughts on being in the Youth Cabinet

What is it like to be part of the Youth Cabinet – Read full blog.

ITV & Media Trust Breaking into News scheme

What happened when Claudia Van-Nimwegen  was chosen alongside 8 other young people from across the UK  to be a part of the ITV and Media Trust Breaking Into News scheme – Read full blog.

UKYP and Discrimination Meeting 13.6.2016

Visit from WSCC Communications to get the engagement of young people in the West Sussex – Read full blog.

Youth Cabinet Consult On Radicalisation Prevention Resources

Young people took part in a consultation on radicalisation and extremism – Read full blog.

British Youth Council Leadership Residential

Young people from the UKYP and Youth Cabinet attended the annual British Youth Council (BYC) Leadership Residential at Doncaster over the weekend with over 200 young people participating – Read full blog.

Apprenticeship Awards Evening 2016

Youth Cabinet Chair Precious Otor attends the Apprenticeship Awards Ceremony and tells us how it went – Read full blog.

Kelly Balmer, an ex UKYP Member tells us her thoughts

Kelly Balmer, an ex UKYP Member tells us about what it was like being a member of West Sussex Youth Cabinet and UK Youth Parliament – Read full blog.

Tackling Discrimination Campaign

West Sussex UK Youth Parliament group join focuses with the West Sussex Youth Cabinet Discrimination group to design their campaign is tackling Discrimination – Read full blog.

Chichester Vision

Young people’s voice their opinions on the future development consultation of Chichester – Read full blog.

One Day in History

The Free Your Mind group were successful in being one of 12 winners in the recent “One Day in History Photographic Competition and Project.” – Read full blog.

Youth Cabinet Interviews Tony Kershaw!

The Youth Cabinet recently interviewed Tony Kershaw to gain a better insight in to how West Sussex operate in the political landscape – Read full blog.

European Youth Event Strasbourg 20th to 22nd May 2016

14 Young People from West Sussex have been successful in gaining a place to attend the EYE 2016 in Strasbourg – Read full blog.

Youth Inspectors Training With The NESTA Project!

West Sussex Youth Cabinet teamed up with The NESTA Project to train up as Youth Inspectors! – Read full blog.

Make Your Mark Reception

Youth Cabinet member Sebastian Maxted attends Make Your Mark Reception with John Bercow at the Houses of Parliament – Read full blog.

Youth Cabinet Training Day 28th October 2015

Youth Cabinet feedback on their recent team building and training day where they had training on the Local Safeguarding Children’s Board and planning for their Democracy Day West Sussex as part of the Children’s Commission Take Over Challenge. Read full blog.

Peter Evans visits Youth Cabinet

Peter Evans, Cabinet Member for Children – Start of Life, recently came to the Youth Cabinet’s (YC) meeting to learn more about the group as well as answer some questions from the young people. Read full blog.

Previous Youth Cabinet members give their views

William Chrystal, 23, Youth Cabinet Member – Read full blog.

Dahlia Belloul, 25, Youth Cabinet Member – Read full blog.

Kai Harrison Moore, 21, UKYP Member – Read full blog.

What does Youth Voice Mean to You?

As part of National Youth Work Week, we asked some Youth Cabinet members why they felt Youth Voice was important and how they feel that Youth Cabinet supports the voice of young people. Watch the full video.

Takeover Challenge

Be part of Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Challenge this November – a national event involving 44,000 people across England. Read full blog.

Youth Cabinet and Members Youth Parliament put young people views across to the West Sussex Select Committee Leads

Members of Youth Cabinet and UK Youth Parliament meet with the Select Committee Chairman and the select committee leads for West Sussex County Council to have the opportunity to put forward their constituents views of what should be considered for inclusion in the scrutiny work programme for the next two years. Read full blog.

West Sussex ‘Makes its Mark’

With a massive increase of 186% from last year, a total of 20,872 young people, aged 11-18, took part in the West Sussex Make Your Mark ballot! Read full blog.

Youth Cabinet & National Citizen Service (NCS) Working Together For Social Action!

On Tuesday the 21st of July, 11 members of West Sussex Youth Cabinet and UK Youth Parliament became leaders for a day of workshops with the National Citizen Service at Blacklands Farm, East Grinstead. Read full blog.

LSCB Feedback

Young People from a mixture of groups within West Sussex were asked by the West Sussex Safeguarding Children Board for their feedback – watch their video of responses.

What is the West Sussex Youth Cabinet? – Find out more.

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