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Christmas card design challenge launched for young people across Kirklees

With Christmas quickly approaching, we’re excited to be launching our very own Christmas card design challenge for primary and secondary school children across Kirklees.  The past 18 months have been difficult for the whole of the UK, and we have seen first-hand how it has impacted Kirklees. This is why we want young people in…

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The Duchess of York Visits Conscious Youth

Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, visited our most recent ‘Conscious Girls’ session on Wednesday 21st July held at The Chestnut Centre in Deighton.  The Duchess of York visited the weekly ‘Conscious Girls’ session, a grassroots youth-led initiative focused on improving the resilience of young women aged 12-16 years old. Conscious Girls provides a safe…

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Over 70% of young people feel more confident than ever sharing their views online

In an age where voicing your opinions to millions across the world is as simple as pressing a button on a screen, it is unsurprising that the members of Gen Z are so comfortable discussing pressing causes and issues openly in public. Fifty years ago, young people attending protests for Racism or LGBTQ+ rights were…

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Conscious Youth partners with Amazon’s Black Employee Network

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…

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New Partnership

So we can’t hide our amazing news anymore. DRUM ROLL PLEASE We have only gone and secured a new partnership with Amazon and it’s Black Employee Network. This opportunity has given us a cash injection for all our work but most importantly it will allow us to open doors to new opportunities that young people…

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Back to our Roots is back!

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……..

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SUPPORT CONSCIOUS YOUTH TO SUPPORT YOUNG PEOPLE

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…

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A Royal Experience!

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…

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New online platform for young people across Kirklees

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…