Whilst not primarily a campaigning organisation The National Youth Agency supports a number of campaigns that aim to promote young people's voice and place in society.
- Shine - a national week celebrating the achievements of young people
- Positive Images – improving the media portrayal of young people
- Open Weekends
- End Child Poverty (ECP)
- Buzz Off Campaign
Register to attend the 2009 Positive Images Awards. See young people, youth groups and the media win recognition for work that portrays young people in a positive light.
The 2009 Positive Images Awards are organised by Children and Young People Now and supported by the YPN Fund and The National Youth Agency.
What do you get up to on a Friday and Saturday night in your local area?
Do you . . . play drums, swim, dance, hang out with your mates? Or does your weekend need a make over? Tell us what you'd really like to get up to at the weekend so that in your local area, things might change!
Find out more at: www.openweekends.co.uk/
Aiming to make your weekend BETTER!
3.8 million children – one in three – are currently living in poverty in the UK, one of the highest rates in the industrialised world. This is a shocking figure given the wealth of our nation.
The National Youth Agency is one of the organisations supporting the End Child Poverty (ECP) campaign. ECP aims to help the government achieve its target to halve child poverty in the UK by 2010 and end it by 2020. However, without significant action to end bad housing, poor education, employment, childcare and income, these targets will be difficult to reach.
To find out more about the campaign at: www.endchildpoverty.org.uk/
For the past year The National Youth Agency along with 11 Million and Liberty have been working with young people from Corby and Groundwork North Northamptonshire on the Buzz Off campaign to ban the use of Ultrasonic Teenage Deterrent (Mosquito) Devices. Find out more >>