Sponsored by the California Workforce Association The Youth@Work Conference will address formidable issues facing youth and young adults in preparing for work even in today’s robust economy. Our theme, Planet Shakers, refers to the potential of all youth to change the planet, and our role to ensure this next generation is fully participating as disrupters (and not as the disrupted) in the technology driven economy … Continue reading Youth@Work Conference 2019 – Planet Shakers
New report shows how austerity funding cuts mean youth centres in many areas of the UK have ‘all but disappeared’ On a Wednesday afternoon, four young people are discussing adverse childhood experiences in the welcoming space at Merseyside Youth Association (MYA), situated within Liverpool city centre. Young people and youth workers discuss the impact of difficult experiences in childhood, and the risk of turning to … Continue reading Youth work cuts leave young people out in the cold
This week is Youth Work Week, where we celebrate all the life-changing stuff you wonderful people do for our young people. You are the unsung heroes, hope bringers and prophetic innovators. When you’re feeling lonely, unsupported and frustrated, please know that you are valued, prayed for and championed. If there are specific ways Premier Youth and Children’s Work can help, please let us know. It’s … Continue reading Youth Work Week: congratulations you wonderful people!
A ‘Cathedral’ of Characters in Northern Spain http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jaime-rojo-steven-harrington/a-cathedral-of-characters_b_8919804.html An abandoned furniture factory 40 kilometers outside of Barcelona, Spain, becomes a display hub for young cartoonists, illustrators and portratists. Amid Conflict, Life and Art. Young people in Goma http://nataliekeyssar.com/the-future-is-us The project documents Goma’s young generation as they make sense of their lives and try to find their way forward from childhood trauma fueled by constant … Continue reading The youth art work weekly