NEWS & EVENTS
All the latest news, events and updates from Conscious Youth.
We are delighted to announce that we are now working with Amazon’s Black Employee Network on a range of ongoing projects and workshops in 2021. Initially forming the partnership at the end of 2020, our work in the local community has now been supported by a cash donation of £38,000 from Amazon, which forms part[…]
Get ready for a Conscious hour of Black History for all the family to enjoy during October. Back to our Roots is an initiative from our new Breaking Barriers Programme in partnership with Kirklees Council. More information will be announced soon……..
Conscious Youth CIC is a community interest company (not for profit) based in Kirklees. The organisation was established in 2016 and has worked with over 900 young people to date. Our work challenges inequalities by creating opportunities for young people to influence change and make a positive difference in their communities. We are yet to see[…]
Volunteering week has been eventful for us at Conscious Youth! We had the amazing opportunity to speak to The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge! We discussed why Conscious Youth was set up, what we do and why volunteers are important. Cain & Summer explained why they volunteer, what they get out of it and what[…]
An exciting new collaboration will soon see the launch of an online virtual youth centre that will host live and recorded sessions, live chat and online activities for young people across Kirklees. As of Monday 1st June, local young people aged 12-19 will be able to visit Youth Central, a space designed for them to[…]
We are proud to be celebrating our 3rd Anniversary today! Three years ago we turned a vision into reality and have grown from strength to strength. Conscious Youth CIC would not be possible without the many individuals and organisations that support our work and the communities we serve. We would like to thank you all! […]
A youth-led group focused on improving the emotional and mental resilience of young women aged 12-16 years old. The foundation for Conscious Girls is our award winning ‘Stepping up and Stepping Out’ programme. Topics include but not exclusive as we tailor not to the young people; personal boundaries, the role of consent, positive relationships, core values,[…]
One of our director’s delivered a presentation today @huddersfielduni on “The tide is turning – how are we growing youth work in Kirklees”. Serena showcased the work of Conscious Youth and our principles of development. Our Stepping Up & Stepping Out programme is the foundation for our practice, we deliver it in schools, alternative provisions,[…]
Wow what an experience!!…..enroute back to Huddersfield. It has been fantastic to see the young women networking with new people, engaging in debate and asking important questions. Their best lab session was ‘How to make a difference in your community’, lots of ideas and enthusiasm. Opportunities can reveal so much…….. this is only the beginning.[…]
As it is anti-bullying week we felt it was important for Conscious Kidz to explore the issue. In small groups they had the task of devising a 5 minute play which raises the awareness of different forms of bullying & it’s impact on young people. They all were fantastic at getting some really important messages[…]
We are an award winning, community organisation led by & for young people.
Conscious Youth C.I.C was set up in 2016 in response to council cuts and the closure of youth provisions and services within Kirklees.
Our work is developed through consultation activities with young people starting with their skills, passions, interests and concerns. Our key priorities aim to address active citizenship and community cohesion.
Our activities and events include; a youth group, social action, creative arts, fundraising, culture sharing, community engagement and personal development workshops in schools and community spaces.
The organisation is run by Serena Johnson and Sophie Simpson who both have established a great reputation in the delivery of youth and community work projects and are supported by an advisory board who are experienced in social enterprise management and youth and community development.
We are proudly sponsored by:
West Police Crime Commissioner
One community - Bright Ideas fund
Meet the Team
Behind Conscious Youth are a team of passionate and experienced staff and volunteers.
+44(0)78 0794 9298
+44(0)74 8765 7351
Below are some testimonials from our members.
Find out more about the programs that we operate.
Stepping Up & Stepping Out
UNIFIED Phase 1
A taster of some of our events
Credit: Video by Roger Kinder