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You are invited to GMYN’s fourth annual Celebration of Innovation event

Celebrate the vast array of knowledge and skills that Manchester’s Youth Sector has to offer; attend workshops; and sample different resources, all designed to support your work with young people as well as your organisational productivity. ••••• Every attendee will receive a pack of at least ten resources, on subjects such as: Volunteering Identity Peer-led […]

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Greater Manchester Youth Combined Authority

It has been agreed that a Youth Combined Authority would be formed which will: • Advise the Mayor and GMCA on key issues and concerns of young people, and provide solutions; • Provide a critical voice and scrutinise the work of the Mayor and GMCA; • Undertake specific pieces of work, e.g. develop the Opportunity […]

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Formal, Non-Formal and Informal Possibilities of Young People’s Participation in European Cities

Manchester Partispace Project Colloquium would like to invite colleagues from Manchester and Greater Manchester and further afield, academic colleagues with an interest in their work and all those who have so generously contributed time and insight to the Manchester study to join them for this stimulating gathering 7 March, 12noon to 6pm at MMU Brooks […]

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Manchester Youth Council elections are now open online to nominate young people to represent your school / group council

If you are a young person aged 11-18 who lives in Manchester, you can stand for election to become a Manchester Youth Council Hive Member. What you need to know: • Hive Members are the group at the centre of the wider Manchester Youth Council network • Your job is to make sure young people’s […]

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Affiliate/ membership Manchester Youth Council 2018

Schools / college councils and youth group are being asked to affiliate with the Manchester Youth Council (MYC) for 2018. All organisations who re-affiliate will be entered into a prize draw for a £200 voucher. Visit:, for more information and to complete the online form. MYC Affiliation – Membership Advert

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Change to Manchester Youth Council February conference date and venue

The Manchester Youth Council (MYC) February Conference has been changed to Monday 5 March. MYC are holding 2 training conferences on Monday 5 March to enable all members to get together and take part in workshops as part of their induction process for new MYC members and affiliates. See the attached links to book via […]

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Building Foundations: An Integrated Approach to Improving Mental Health

Manchester Mind is proud to launch My Foundation – an independent evaluation on Wednesday 28 February, 2pm to 4.30pm at Friends’ Meeting House, Mount Street, Manchester M2 5NS. Over the last three years, Manchester Mind have been increasing organisational connections in order to improve mental health among young people in the city. This has included […]

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Free and paid work experience for all year 12 students

Smart Futures are running in Manchester from 3 April – 13 April and 30 July – 17 August and applications are now open. The programme starts with 2-3 weeks of paid work experience and employability skills training during which time the students complete a Level 2 qualification in Team Leading from the Chartered Management Institute. […]

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Youth Loneliness Summit

A small group of MMU researchers have been working with a group of young people based at 42nd Street to explore Youth Loneliness and creative responses to it. You may not be surprised to know that we think community based youth clubs and projects have a big role in responding to loneliness. The researchers are […]

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E-Safety training

Manchester City Council has organised e-safety training, which they are offering to youth and play providers, on 15 March, at 9.30-12pm or 1.00pm -3.30pm at Windrush Centre, 70 Alexandra Road, Moss Side, M16 7WD. Delegates only need to attend one of the sessions. The session will be delivered by Sharon Girling, who is a retired […]

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