Category Archives: Vale Youth Service

Be smart and make your mark!’
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We are in the final week of the Make Your Mark 2020 campaign and would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who has got involved and voted so far. In this unique year we’ve explored many different ways to support young people to vote on the issues they feel is important to […]
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Latest News from Rights Ambassadors Project
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The Vale Rights Ambassadors have been busy over the last two months, so we wanted to share an update on their recent work. We’ve been meeting regularly through Microsoft Teams. Using the opportunity to plan and develop a children’s rights video; planning a Q&A evening with the Children’s Commissioner for Wales; as well as working […]
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Make Your Mark 2020
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The Make Your Mark 2020 ballot is now open and here is a message from our Member of Youth Parliament for the Vale of Glamorgan, Ashleigh Watkins… Do you want your voice heard? Now is your time! Make Your Mark is a campaign used to decipher the most prominent issues in our community, if you […]
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Our First Digital Rights Ambassador Meeting!
Rights Ambassadors

Rights Ambassadors were able to meet digitally for the first time earlier this month. Due to Covid 19 we have been unable to run our Community Ambassador sessions feeding into the work of the Children’s Commissioner for Wales. It was great to have the opportunity to get together existing members as well as new members […]
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‘LYC’ During Lockdown…
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‘Covid-19’ and the resulting lockdown has forced Llantwit Youth Council to adjust the way we work. All of our work is currently being held online, via digital task groups and meetings. All of our meetings are held on Microsoft Teams. The meetings have been taking place regularly for the past two months and are similar […]
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PYA During Lock Down
Penarth Youth Action

Lockdown has helped us to become more creative with how we can make PYA work! All of our work is currently being done digitally. Here are some of the things that we have been working on! We have been holding digital PYA meetings on Microsoft Teams, these are like our normal PYA meetings but online. […]
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Rights Ambassadors Doorstep Certificate Presentation
Rights Ambassadors

Vale Rights Ambassadors Project: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic this year, the Vale Youth Service and the Rights Ambassadors project were unable to organise their annual presentation evening, celebrating young people’s success. Instead we organised doorstep presentations at the beginning of July, ensuring that the achievements of young people from across the Vale of Glamorgan […]
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Youth Cabinet digital meeting 21.07.20
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In today’s digital meeting we welcomed Councillor, Kathryn F McCaffer, the Cabinet Member for Leisure, Arts and Culture, to discuss how the council plans to reopen. We had told Cllr McCaffer about how lock down has affected young people in the Vale of Glamorgan. We were also able to update Cllr McCaffer on what we […]
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Youth Cabinet digital meeting 07.07.20
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“In today’s Youth Cabinet meeting we welcomed  Linda Savory, the Electoral Registration Public Awareness Officer for the Vale of Glamorgan Council. She facilitated a consultation with us giving us more information on how we can boost public awareness on electoral registration amongst young people.” It was very informative! It enabled Youth Cabinet members to find […]
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June’s Challenge of the Month – Article 27
Rights Ambassadors

For this month’s challenge our Vale Rights Ambassadors linked in with Sally Holland’s the Children’s Commissioner for Wales, Right of the Month. The work our members produced was based on Article 27 of the UNCRC, which states you have “The Right to a Good Standard of Living.” Our members found a creative way to design […]
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