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Mental Health During COVID

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. ballot. This need is even greater …

OYC April 2020 Monthly Memo

Here is a round up of all of the highlights of OYC’s April 2020!

OYC Meeting Minutes – 29/04/20

WELCOME Apologies : Tia H., Isabelle A., Hsfa F., Rahman F., Ellie L. TEN FORWARD Following discussions from the previous priorities meeting, Youth Councillors were asked to conduct a Ten Forward on Discrimination. In the meeting of the 15th of April 2020, attending Youth Councillors had voted to go forward with Discrimination and Mental Health …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 15/04/20

WELCOME Apologies : Dylan H. The meeting started off with Youth Councillors and Staff introducing each other, and mentioning something they have done in the past couple of days. RIO FERDINAND FOUNDATION Victoria Lowe from the Rio Ferdinand Foundation came to the meeting tp discuss young peoples usage of technology. RFF is a charity that …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 01/04/20

This is the new Term of Office for Oldham Youth Council, where we bring our newly elected Youth Councillors onto our team, and introduce them to the amazing opportunities and work they will be able to get involved in. However, due to unforeseen circumstances at this time, all face to face sessions have been suspended …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 04/03/20

WELCOME Apologies : COVID-19 With the current situation around the world, Chris told Youth Councillors how to take care of themselves during these times. Building on information released by Public Health England, Chris also explained how the Youth Service would act if a member of the Youth Council has suspected symptoms whilst being in within …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 19/02/20

WELCOME Apologies : Charlotte C., Heather P., Melissa D., Afsana K. This meeting opened with Wellbeing Officer Isaac playing some warmup games. DMYP/GMYCA ELECTIONS It is the time of the year for the DMYPDeputy Member of Youth Parliament – The Deputy Member of Youth Parliament is the first year of a two year role, which …

Oldham Youth Council Election Results

Below are the results from our 2020 elections Failsworth and Hollinwood Aaliyah Ahmed – Oasis Academy Oldham Vitya jade Devonport – Oasis Academy Oldham Rahmat Folami – Oasis Academy Oldham Sophie Jones – Oldham College Haider-Ali Mahmood – Oasis Academy Oldham Humaira Mahmood – Oasis Academy Oldham Arren Mitchell-Kew – Co-operative Academy Failsworth Oldham East …

OYC MEETING MINUTES – 05/02/20

WELCOME Apologies : SELFIE VIDEO With the beginning of the Over To Youth summit just around the corner, there is a big push for social media outreach about the Climate Change Demonstration happening on the 8th February 2020. Andy Rudkin from Linc Communications, who has been working with OYCOldham Youth Council for the summit, has …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 22/01/20

WELCOME No apologies have been recorded so far. In this meeting, we had guests from Birmingham Youth Council, and outside reviewers as apart of the Oldham Council Peer Review. ENERGISER To start off the meeting, and to bring in our friends Birmingham Youth Council, we played a game of Kahoot on the topic of 2019. …