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Poverty Truth Manchester

Manchester Poverty Truth Commission launch event

You are cordially invited to the launch of Manchester Poverty Truth Commission ‘Nothing About Us Without Us is For Us.’ on 27 June, 11am-1.45 at Comedy Store, 3 and 4, Arches, Deansgate Locks, Whitworth Street West, Manchester, M1 5LH. Sponsored by Councillor Sue Murphy, Deputy Leader, Manchester City Council and Dr Ruth Bromley, Chair, Manchester […]

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New Princes Trust programmes coming up

The Princes Trust are offering free spaces on programmes: Get started in Music; Get started with Film and Digital Media; ‘Fairbridge’ in Bury and Central Manchester; Get into Retail with TKMAXX. Get Started with Music Meet new people and improve your skills by creating and recording tracks and preparing for a musical performance in an […]

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Comic Relief

Bridging the Gaps: Strengthening Mental Health Support for Children and Young People

Comic Relief are seeking proposals from those working on providing mental health support to children and young people at an early stage so that they are aware of their mental health and can build resilience as they grow and develop. Comic Relief would like to fund proposals that are particularly focusing on vulnerable children and […]

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Interested in free bus journeys? You could win £500 by completing a survey

Later this year the Greater Manchester Mayor, Andy Burnham, plans to introduce free bus travel for young people in the Greater Manchester area. Help Transport for Greater Manchester to understand how this might affect you by completing this short survey by Friday 24 May 2019. By completing the survey you can be entered into a […]

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Changing Lives Fair

Engaging Volunteers Changing Lives Fair

Are you aged 18-30 and want to make a difference in your community? Are you a youth, voluntary or community group working with 18-30 year olds? Then you might be eligible for European Solidarity Corps funding. Come along to this free Changing Lives Fair on Thursday 2 May 2019, 7.15pm-8.45pm at the Federation to learn […]

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Manchester Wonder Match event

Do you work with children, young people or adults in disadvantaged communities? Would you like to support your community to engage with science and technology? Want a chance to apply for funding to plan some fun activities with a scientist? Wonder Match, on 5 June, 10.30am-4.30pm at Bridge 5 Mill is a partnership-building event designed […]

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Starting Secondary School

Starting Secondary School campaign

Moving from primary school to secondary school is an exciting time of life but for many children it can also be a daunting prospect. A new, much bigger school can offer greater independence, such as the first smart phone, and a world of opportunity. However it also means new teachers, new subjects and potentially a […]

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UK tour for play about lives of hidden young carers

A play about young carers in Salford that “knocked MPs sideways” is about to embark on a national tour in June 2019. The show, Who Cares, was written by Matt Woodhead and co-produced by The Lowry and LUNG. It was made in partnership with Greater Manchester Charity, Gaddum and its Salford Carers Service and is […]

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Kids of Colour: Youth work, race and racism

What is it like to think about and navigate your race on a daily basis? This session on 11 July 2019, 5.30pm is focused on pushing people working with young people (particularly white people) to reflect on the challenges facing young people of colour that are not always visible, critically considering what it is like […]

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Stephen Lawrence Day 2019

Stephen Lawrence Day

Are you: • aged 14-19? • a beliver in equality? • ready to fight against hate? Yes? Then come join other young people like yourself at HOME Mcr, on Monday 22 April, 4.30pm-6.30pm. Help to commemorate the very first Stephen Lawrence Day. There will be discussions, music and poetry and free refreshments. Places are limited, […]

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