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Supporting Young People. Carl Cheevers Principal Partnership & Engagement Officer. Background. Reported in February… Wide range on offer Need for greater coordination between organisations Focus on: Youth Facilities Youth Engagement Youth Activities. Harpenden Town. Harpenden Rural. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • Supporting Young PeopleCarl CheeversPrincipal Partnership & Engagement Officer

  • BackgroundReported in FebruaryWide range on offer

    Need for greater coordination between organisations

    Focus on:Youth FacilitiesYouth EngagementYouth Activities

  • St Albans & District Harpenden Rural Redbourn St Stephens St Michaels Wheathampstead Harpenden Town Sandridge Colney Heath London Colney

  • RedbournSP 13k Youth Caf funding

    Identified Redbourn as location for shake bar

    Working with local community group/members to develop project plan

    Complete by early 2013

  • Informal places to hang outMobile Youth ShelterInstalled Rothamsted in March

    6 month trial period

    Good use by both young people and park users

    Permanent shelter needed?

    Where next

  • Youth Engagement Youth Forum

  • Youth Engagement Herts

  • Voluntary & Community Sector FundingMental Health fundingProactive response to Youth Council report and emerging issue30k to five projects including 9.75k to Youth Talk

    2011/12 Community Grants Fundc11k to 5 projectsOver 300 young people benefiting

    2012/13 Community Grants Fundc26k to six organisations including

  • Voluntary & Community Sector FundingRainbow Association - 3,820Leadership and skills workshops for young Bangladeshis in St AlbansRaising career and life aspirations

    Trestle - 4,080An Intergenerational group of local people exploring democracy and community through theatre and digital media

    Regency Training - 4,566Young Carers Well Being Programme

    The Base London Colney - 8,236Two projects addressing Youth unemployment

    Pioneer Club - 5,000New mobile Parkour Facility

  • Local Democracy Week

  • Next steps

    Strengthen the role and membership of the YAGNov - DecUse Census 2011 data to refresh youth mappingNov - DecPlan and deliver a year round programme of activities in targeted areasDec JanEstablish the Youth Forum as a collective voice for young peopleNov DecInstall mobile youth shelter in new locationJanuary


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