13/12/2019

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by: Rachel

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categories: Uncategorized

The Creative Minds year 1 project in Newport has been an awesome project to be a part of. Working in partnership with Youth Cymru on these music and mental health projects, has always been fun and very productive. So far, the Creative Minds project has enabled our Play it Loud Studio in Newport to engage [...]

28/06/2018

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by: Rachel

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categories: Events

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=” av-medium-font-size=” av-small-font-size=” av-mini-font-size=” av_uid=’av-jloxfux8′ admin_preview_bg=”] FREE Transgender Awareness Training for Practitioners  & Creative Workshops for Young People  73% of trans pupils in Wales are bullied in school. Three in four trans young people (77 per cent) have deliberately harmed themselves at some point. More than two in five trans young people […]

07/06/2018

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by: Rachel

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categories: News

 Youth Cymru and The Amber Project are working in partnership on a new project for young people (aged 12-16) who identify as transgender, or are questioning their gender identity, and have experience of self-harm.   We run creative workshops in a friendly, caring and supportive atmosphere, with the option to speak to a counsellor during […]

11/04/2016

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by: Rachel

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categories: Uncategorized

Campaigners have launched six ‘youth pledges’ they want political parties in Wales to back, ahead of the Welsh Assembly election in just four weeks.  ‘Youth Promise: Getting Young People Involved in Democracy’ is Electoral Reform Society Cymru’s call to action for Welsh political parties in the run-up to May 5th. ERS Cymru are calling for […]

17/03/2016

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by: Rachel

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categories: Uncategorized

Our national partner UK Youth have recently published the ‘Local Youth Groups Today’ report after a study of local youth services led by youth-led research agency Clear View Research Ltd. The research found that community based youth groups remain relevant to the needs of young people and clear evidence that there is a requirement for these […]

10/12/2015

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by: Rachel

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categories: News

not long left to apply!!   Youth Cymru have partnered with Grow Wild to provide funding for young people aged 12-25.  Are you aged between 12 – 25 years?  Have you got a brilliant idea to communicate the importance of native wild flowers and wild spaces in a creative way? Or do you want to work […]

09/12/2015

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by: Rachel

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categories: News

Five inspirational young people have been awarded the accolade of ‘Youth of the Year 2015’ for overcoming adversity to achieve their personal goals. Winners and their respective youth workers from England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland were invited to an award ceremony at Buckingham Place where they were presented with their […]

08/09/2015

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by: Rachel

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categories: News

  Humanequin was a theatrical piece that informed, educated and celebrated the lives of trans* young people in Wales. It combined a film, performance, and Q&A that explored real life stories, reflecting upon personal journeys and experiences, the joys, laughter and low points, discrimination and fears that young trans* people in Wales face on a daily basis. The project was a partnership between […]

08/09/2015

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by: Rachel

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categories: News

Youth Cymru are proud to be a partner of Pride Cymru’s first Autumn Youth Conference.   Date: Saturday 10th October 2015 Time: 10.00am till 5.15pm Conference, 5.15pm till 6.30pm Networking Social Location: Park Inn Hotel and Cineworld, Cardiff The day will include a range of workshops, the chance to hear from the Children’s Commissioner for […]