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Young NCB have been the driving force behind NCB’s latest social media campaign! #iMatter focused on the importance of listening to children and young people ahead of the General Election. The campaign received 2.34 million impressions on social media so thank you all for your support with this! See #iMatter on Twitter https://twitter.com/search?q=%23imatter&src=typd&mc_cid=42434aa3e3&mc_eid=1f67379c5e
Inclusion Fusion: Letter from Strasbourg
Check out this recent blog from YNCB member Jack Welch who discusses whether we are better at developing theory than we are of actually putting the ideals of inclusion into practice - https://councilfordisabledchildren.org.uk/news-opinion/news/inclusion-fusion-letter-strasbourg
General Election –increase in young voters!
According to a recent poll by YouGov, about 58% of people between the age of 18 and 24 voted in this years’ General Election – a much higher number than in 2015! Read more on the Guardian website here - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/datablog/ng-interactive/2017/jun/20/young-voters-class-and-turnout-how-britain-voted-in-2017
Children’s wellbeing and mental health
NCB recently hosted an event to celebrate ‘what works’ in improving children’s mental health and wellbeing. The evening featured speeches from NCB President Baroness Tyler as well as Bradley, one of our YNCB members! Watch our animation to learn more about the work that Bradley has been involved in here - https://www.ncb.org.uk/what-we-do/what-we-do/involving-children-and-young-people/involving-children-young-people-research