A notice from the editor – We are now recruiting for our 2018/2019 Executive Committee, Regional Committees and National Committee! If you are between the age of 16-25 and want to join a National Democracy Award Winning team, dedicated to engaging young adults across the nation with politics – then please do get in touch by checking out the Join the team! page.
At a time when our views often get dismissed by MPs and when young people’s voices often go unheard, an initiative is needed to enhance the democratic voices of thousands.
YouthPolitics UK is a new non-profit organisation created by young adults which has the aim of engaging teenagers and young adults across the country into current affairs, our democratic rights and how parliament works. The initiative also acts as a platform for young adults to express strong views that they may have about certain issues by submitting articles which later feature on the website. Through events, debates, talks and workshops from experts across the country we hope to equip the youth with the skills needed to successfully implement social change. We offer free, valuable training in debating, public speaking, campaigning, economics, politics journalism and policy-making. Our Leadership Training Programme is going to be launched in the new year, so keep an eye out!
As we develop a free membership, all members under the age of 25 become YouthPolitics Activists (YPAs). The hope is then for the site to act as a national database, displaying campaigns which are taking place nationally across the country. Hence, all YPA’s will be able to search for a campaign which they are truly passionate about, whether that’s better funding for youth mental health services or animal rights. As an organisation it is our belief that real change can be made, but only through proactive campaigning with a passionate mind-set. If you are a campaign, trust, charity or any other political organisation and would like to form a campaign partnership with YouthPolitics, you can find out more here.
Our aim therefore is to: Engage. Educate. Debate. Campaign. But this can only be done with the help of politicians, funders, and affiliates. We need all the support we can get, so if you can help out in any way at all, through funding, hosting our events, or simply spreading the word, please approach our marketing team at email@example.com
If you have any questions, wish to submit an article or have any recommendations about what you would like to see feature on the website – please do not hesitate to contact us via the Contact Us page.
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