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OYC Meeting Minutes – 17/04/19

WELCOME Apologies :- Katie R., Alex R., Megan B. OLDHAM PLEDGE – SUZY CHAPMAN Suzy and Laura from Oldham Pledge has come into the meeting to hand over a certificate from the OP that shows OYC’s support of the pledge. YOUTHFORIA – LOUIS TWEEDLE Louis from the Youthforia Steering group is attending meetings of different …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 03/04/19

WELCOME Apologies :- Steffany M., Afsana K., Katie R., Tia H. The meeting started with an introduction from a Kerrching-funded project that aimed to help the Roma community of Oldham feel more engaged in the community. YEAR REVIEW It has been a year since the elections for the 2018-2020 term of office for the Oldham …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 12/12/18

WELCOME LAST MEETING FOR 2018 – MEETINGS PROCEED ON 9TH JANUARY 2019 Apologies:- Hfsa A., Steffany M., Katie R. REAL CHANGE Robbie Cowbury from Real Change campaign. This campaign, kicking off in Manchester, surrounds homelessness. The premise of the campaign is to help people help homelessness, donate money to take to partners that try to …

OYC Meeting Minutes 31/10/18

WELCOME Apologies :- Roshni P., Khadija A., Abi, Leah, Isabelle A. Samah started off the meeting with good news. RELATIONSHIP AND SEX EDUCATION CONSULTATION Recently, the Government has come out with a guideline on how schools should teach the mandatory Relationship and Sex Education (RSE) to students. The guideline, currently in draft, sets out what …

OYC Meeting Minutes 17/10/18

WELCOME Apologies :- Amber C., Nathan W., Afsana K., SINGLE USE PLASTIC Justine Addy from Oldham Council is wanting to put in a Single Use Plastic policy in Oldham Council to help the environment due to the recent spike in media attention to the dumping of single use plastic. Justine wants to swiftly set a …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 03/10/18

WELCOME No apologies received for this meeting.   VICE CHAIR ELECTIONS Candidates Megan, Hamra, Katie and Richard each gave a two minute speech on why they would be the best person for the role. After giving their speeches, candidates were given a chance to listen and answer questions that were given by their peers. Allowing …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 19/09/18

WELCOME Apologies :- Joe W., Armaan, Isaac Q.   GOOD NEWS After a long summer with many doing different activities, youth councillors shared a piece of good news.   MAKE YOUR MARK SESSION With Make Your Mark coming in full swing, it’s time to get into schools and make sure every young person’s voice in …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 05/09/18

WELCOME Apologies :- Amber C., Isabelle A., Alex R.   VOICE OF CHILD STRATEGY CONSULTATION Andy Rudkin from the Oldham Council Communications team came into the meeting to talk about the Voice of the Child strategy. The ambition of the strategy is to make sure that young people are; School, work and life ready. Having …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 22/08/18

WELCOME Apologies :- Stefany M., Alex R., Samah K.   READING FRIENDS – POSSIBLE PROJECT Chris has been contacted by Oldham Library about the Reading Friends project. Aimed at helping lonely and isolated old people, the project aims to help stop loneliness felt by elderly people. Doing activities such as crafts, dementia friendly cinema and …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 08/08/18

WELCOME Apologies :- Tia H., Nathan W. Samah started off the meeting with Good News. Lightning talks return next meeting.   SPLAT Afsana played a game of splat with youth councillors to bring in a lively mood.   MANIFESTO After the group discussions from the last meeting (25/07/18), Sam wrote up the information to form …