Today is International Youth Day 2020! The theme of International Youth Day 2020 is “Youth Engagement for Global Action”. This theme is all about celebrating the ways in which the engagement of young people at local and global levels is making a positive difference to the world we live in. This day is an incredibly […]
When thinking about any new project with young people, the first thing I think about is what’s in it for them. Why would they want to be involved? Is it an opportunity which will change lives for the better? What will they gain from it? How will we make it inclusive, enjoyable, meaningful etc? Is
Our Wandsworth Young Commissioners have been sharing their thoughts on what makes an excellent mental health service for children and young people. Here is what Naqi (Young Commissioner) had to say about the ideas behind his drawings: “Through my drawing, I have made mental health services optimal for young people. I designed it to be
Torn apart families – My video is about my journey through the pandemic. It is about some of the things I went through and tackling some of my obstacles in some way. The reason why I made this video is put my story out there, as I can kind of relate to some people who have
By Nickie, North East London Young Commissioner/ Care Leaver. Shout-out to Wandsworth Young Commissioners for sharing their thoughts which have contributed to the making of this video.
This month, three of our Young Commissioners carried out research with 27 of their peers to find out about their experiences of life during lockdown. Five questions were asked: Can you describe to us how life has been for you since lockdown? What are your top three concerns/worries about the future? How has your mental
Our Wandsworth Young Commissioners share here some helpful ways to look after your mental health while staying at home.
We encourage you, your families and friends to send us a #doodle with a positive quote; using the hashtag #SLHMindfulMoments. We’ll add these to our collage of unity, which we’ll showcase widely! An opportunity to get get creative, a perfect art lesson for your little ones and outlet for adults too . So remember, draw
That feeling of a blank piece of paper just waiting to be filled. Our talented Amy doing her thing with our North East London Young Commissioners, helping them to express their views and shape residential care across the North East London Footprint.
We absolutely loved meeting our Wandsworth Young Commissioners who are representing 12-15-year olds in Wandsworth! A meet-up filled with creativity, fun and laughter! So many exciting things on the horizon.