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North Yorkshire Youth Voice Conference March 2018

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Pavilions of Harrogate

Great Yorkshire Showground

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NYCC Youth Voice Conference

16th March 2018

10:00-2.45pm (09:30 - 10:00 - Registration)

Being Heard - Making an Impact.

This is Youth Voice conference is for young people aged 11 - 18 in North Yorkshire. The event is being organised and funded by the Children and Young People’s Service.

Aims of the event.

To bring together North Yorkshire Youth representatives for them to:

  • develop their understanding of the potential impact of youth voice in their school and community
  • share examples of their successes in having a voice
  • be inspired and empowered to further develop their voice to make a difference and be the change in their school, community and globally

Please note lunch and refreshments will be provided for attendees at this event.

Transport has been booked for those requiring help getting to and from the venue starting at the following locations and picking up people on the way:

  • Scarborough – calling at Pickering, Malton and then return journey.
  • Richmond – calling at Northallerton, Ripon and then return journey.
  • Skipton to Harrogate and then return journey.
  • Selby to Harrogate and then return journey.

Actual pick up points to be confirmed and you will be asked to indicate when booking if you require transport.

Key Note Speaker - LEMN SISSAY MBE - He has been a writer from birth and foremost he is a poet. He was the first Black Writers Development Worker in the North of England. He created and established Cultureword (part of Commonword) where Sissay developed supported and published many new writers who’ve gone on to a life of creativity. Sissay received an MBE from The Queen for services to literature and an honorary doctorate from University of Huddersfield who run The Sissay Scholarship for care leavers: It is the first of its kind in the UK.


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