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Youth Mayor Making 2017

On 28th June 2017 T.Jay Turner officially handed over the Youth Mayor reigns to Mohammed Marouf Ahmed.  T’Jay has done and amazing job over the last 12 months and will be remembered fondly by children, young people and adults across Oldham.   T.Jay has left very big shoes to fill but Marouf is more than …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 07/06/17

Welcome Amber started the meeting with an ice breaker.   OYC Leadership Roles It was brought before the Youth Council that the leadership roles were being taken by the same Youth Councillors and that this created 2 problems.  Firstly that the limited numbers of roles are not being fairly distributed across the members.  It was …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 24/05/17

Welcome Marouf started his final meeting as Chair with youth councillors sharing a piece of good news.   Manchester Terror Attacks Chris spoke to the group offering support for anyone who needs it.  He also reiterated that everyone will have opinions about what happened on Monday and that statements and opinions should be challenged not the …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 15/02/17

Welcome Apologies  Adam H, George, Isabelle, Jess C, Melissa, Lydia, Nazmul, Jahanzeib, Marya, Samah, Georgia, Roshni, Jake. Oldham Pledge Suzy Ashworth came to update the OYCOldham Youth Council about the Oldham Pledge.  The passports have been printed and at this moment its being piloted in several schools across Oldham in year groups across all the …

BYC Reception and Awards Presentation 2017

We had been invited to attend an Reception in Dining Room A of the Houses of Parliament. The reception was celebrate all things Make Your Mark and award the outstanding achievements of the BYC members.

OYC Meeting Minutes – 01/02/17

Welcome  Apologies Shariq, Jake, Hannah, Afsana, Usmaan,  Tobacco Control Strategy Liane Davies came in to talk to the youth council about tobacco control strategy. She told the youth council one of the areas she worked in was tobacco control. She said she wanted to talk about what she was doing, she had a document and …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 18/01/17

Welcome Manchester histories- Sam McCormick Sam talked about where she was from and what manchester histories does. She said that she came to talk about a project called hidden histories working with 5 community groups exploring a part of their history – this will go into an exhibition in Manchester and it will run from …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 04/01/17

Welcome Apologies –  Ge, Afsana  The youth council told us their good news to start the new year off. MECC RESOURCE Jodie talked the youth council through the resource designed by MECC. The youth council then looked through the resource in groups to give feedback. Jade mentioned the man and woman symbol on the sexual …

OYC Meeting Minutes – 07/12/16

Welcome Marouf welcomed everyone including guests from Madhlo who had come along to take part in a consultationConsultation is when members of an organisation gather information/feedback from members of the public or group on a project or scheme.. Apologies Melissa, George, Roshni Consultation Members from Mahdlo came along to the meeting to join a consultationConsultation …

Youthforia 03/12/16

Oldham Youth Council attended the BYC Convention 3 and Youthforia meeting last weekend, held at Manchester Metropolitan University.  Topic’s of discussion included the UKYP campaigns (votes at 16 and curriculum for life) plus a consultation on how Youthforia is doing. From the mouths of attendees: YCllr Marouf Ahmed, Chair of OYC On 3rd December Oldham …