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Showing 11 to 20 of 41 articles for Young people's voices / All dates
Bryony wearing her bicycle helmet
Before she takes part in the Lite@Nite kids triathlon this Sunday, Bryony explains the big reasons why she’ll be swimming, cycling and running
29 August 2013, 1 comment
Guest bloggers
woman interviewing two girls
As he puts together a kit for young carers, Rob asks for your assistance with sharing a survey with young people
05 August 2013
Digital team
Kim is presented with the Lois Preston Award
Kim, a volunteer with our LEAP programme in Leeds, explains how she came to win a new award and what it means to her
11 July 2013
Guest bloggers
young carers sing 'Shy to be human' at this year's Young Carers Festival
Following feedback from a panel of judges, a group of young carers joined together to sing the festival's theme song
04 July 2013
Digital team
Hundreds of young carers standing and spelling Y C I F
Although tickets to this year's festival are gone, there are many ways to get involved and support young carers
28 June 2013
Digital team
Mustafa sitting at a desk
Part of our intergenerational programme in Peckham, Mustafa shares his story of meeting our chief executive and others
22 June 2013
Guest bloggers
young boy caring for his mother
Young carers have written stories, sung songs and created videos about their experiences - have a look
15 June 2013
Digital team
two young carers working with an adult to create videos
A training session for young carers provides Rob with tips on creating videos and photos, and hints at the magnitude of issues young carers face
13 June 2013
Digital team
Sindi standing against a brick wall
Sindi shares her experience of growing up as a young carer and how, in the face of adversity, she is now embarking on an exciting career path
12 June 2013
Guest bloggers
Abby Irwin playing guitar
Abby, a Young Carers in Focus ambassador, reveals how caring for her ill mum inspired her to embark on a musical career and training
11 June 2013, 3 comments
Guest bloggers