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Youth Researchers – Preventing School Exclusions Project

The RSA will support up to six young people (two from each of the three local areas) as part of the Preventing School Exclusion (PSE) Youth Researcher cohort. Working with professional researchers, you will have the opportunity to shape the research design, collect and analyse data, and influence how we share our finding with local …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 29/09/2021

WELCOME This meeting was held within a blended format, following the required measures to keep everyone safe. THINK INKS Some members of Oldham Youth Council met with representatives of Think Inks during last priorities meeting. Think Inks is a company that aims to raise money through recycling printer cartridges, more about their work can be …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 21/07/21

OYC MEETING CALLED FOR THE REVIEW OF THE OLDHAM YOUTH COUNCIL CONSTITUTION Prior to the meeting on the 21/07/21, a call for the review of the Oldham Youth Council ConstitutionA constitution is a set of rules that guides how an organisation works. The constitution says how the organisation is set up and how it works. It also states the …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 07/07/21

This meeting had an altered starting and ending time, at asking of the Chair, so that members could watch the Euro 2020 match happening on the same night. WELCOME The ChairThe Youth Councillor who runs the meeting, heads up the organisation and has the casting vote. Or something to sit on but probably the first …

Youth Mayor Making – Tia Henderson

This Youth Mayor Making was held at a reduced capacity within the Oldham Council Chambers, with people having the option to join the Youth Mayor Making virtually. This event followed National Guidance, Oldham Council Covid-19 safety measures, and guidance from the NYA. This meeting was attended by current Oldham Mayor Jenny Harrison, outgoing Oldham Mayor …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 09/06/21

WELCOME The ChairThe Youth Councillor who runs the meeting, heads up the organisation and has the casting vote. Or something to sit on but probably the first one on our site 🙂 More welcomed Youth Councillors who attended the meeting in person (following all required and necessary Covid-19 regulations and safety measures) and those attending …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 26/05/21

WELCOME This meeting sees the first in person meeting for Oldham Youth Council in over a year! All necessary precautions were made, including the use of the Council Chambers, a room that is much bigger than the suites we regularly met in pre-pandemic. MENTAL HEALTH A student has put in a request to the Youth …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 05/08/20

Welcome Youth Councillors being welcomed into break room. Tia played “Find the item”. #StaySafeOldham – Positive Steps, Javed Iqbal OASIS – Oldham Alcohol Substance Intervention Service, Tier 3 help, support and advice around drugs and substances, working with those up to the age of nineteen, helping young people to ease through issues of/with/associated to taking …

OYC Priorities Minutes – 29/07/20

Attendance: Chris L., Dayna B., Liam H., Alexander N-H., Prem R., Nathan W., Amour C., Anmol S., Charlotte C., Melissa D., Aaliyah R. Actions from Last Meeting Alexander researched and sent in a ‘how to make’ A6 guide. Tia was in the process of making a quizlet Liam contacted and forwarded on recourses from Amy’s …

Mental Health

Support and Services Over the last few years, Mental Health has been one of the most important issues to young people in Oldham in the Make Your MarkA Nationwide campaign, run by UK Youth parliament, that gathers information on what is important to the youth of the United Kingdom. More ballot. This need is even …