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Message from BME Networks re Hate Crimes in Manchester

Message from Greater Manchester and Manchester BME Networks We condemn racist attacks which have been reported in different parts of Greater Manchester and across the Country. We are saddened and concerned to hear about the closure of the African Caribbean Care Group’s luncheon club last week due to racist threats. The African Caribbean Care Group […]

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Don’t Hate, Educate Campaign

Manchester Youth Council are making available a small grant  for the Don’t Hate Educate Campaign, for which there is also a Don’t-Hate-Educate-Session-toolkit. There is 10 funding pots of £150 available for groups/organisations/school/ college councils to run their own Don’t Hate Educate Campaign. The funding is for work with young people between 11 – 25  to […]

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Outdoor Play & Learning

The Outdoor Play and Learning (OPAL) programme has upcoming freelance opportunities for experienced playwork practitioners to work with children and young people coordinating play activities in schools. OPAL is being delivered in a number of primary schools around Greater Manchester to help create happier playtimes, better play spaces and to enable school staff to support wonderful play for […]

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CTZN is a smartphone based app that aims to connect young people with community based activities, and to incentivise and reward them for taking part.  It has been developed by a Manchester based design and tech company, Gencia, in partnership with Greater Manchester Police, and has been informed by young people from Enthusiasm Trust.   […]

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Reclaim CSE Project

Reclaim have been funded by the Police and Crime commissioner to deliver a project to raise awareness about Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE).  Please see leaflet and a link to webpage. They are running sessions for young women aged 16-25 affected by Child Sexual Exploitation on Tuesdays 1-3pm and Thursday afternoons 4-6pm at their base in the […]

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Opportunity for young people with Brook Manchester

Brook Manchester is looking for young people aged 15-19 to get involved in improving sexual health services across the city, by joining their participation group.  This is a great opportunity to learn new skills, to get involved in campaigning and even to lead projects. If you know any young people who may be interested contact […]

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FRESH – New website for under 25s  is the new website for under 25’s around sexual health, relationships, contraception and much more. Our experienced Education Outreach workers provide information, education and training around contraception and sexual health for young people and professionals working with young people. The team has a specific remit around hard to reach and vulnerable young people (under […]

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Young Identity

Young Identity, in partnership with Commonword, works with young  people between 13 and 25 to obtain an arts award at Bronze, Silver  and Gold levels. They offer creative writing, spoken word and performance skills training and have a brilliant masterclass by some of the best spoken word Artists currently on the UK scene. In particular, […]

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SPOT Finance training

Interested in improving your confidence? Enhancing your employability skills or those of the young people you work with? Gaining some work experience? SPOT Finance is a dedicated group of student volunteers from The University of Manchester committed to improving the living standards of young people across Manchester. We conduct a variety of business, financial and skills […]

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VYM Quarterly Meetings 2016

Please note the dates of VYM’s quarterly meetings for 2016 which can always be found in the orange box on the left of this page.  If these dates clash with any major events or activities, please let us know as soon as possible as it is difficult to rectify nearer the date.  We will confirm locations as […]

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