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St Roch’s Launch

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Young People successfully launched the new third YouthBank committee “YouthBank Roch’s”.

In partnership with St Roch’s secondary school YoMo (Young Mover) has extended the cover of the YouthBank service to cover the North of the North East of Glasgow.

With the support of funding from Glasgow Housing Association and H4U these newly training young grant makers will have a £6,000 grant pot to give out in small grants to youth led activities across the area.

On the night young people delivered an introduction into this new grant giving service in true youth work style of workshops and games.

YouthBank enable young people to build their skills, knowledge and confidence through active citizenship, volunteering and lifelong learning activities. YouthBank grants will allow young people to make a difference by designing and delivering regeneration activities that benefit their community. These grants provide and support services that young people want as young people are invovled in all aspects of the application process.

These young grant makers work hard to develop the grant making process and the planning of the launch this will be recongnised through the Youth Achievement Awards they are working towards.

The next stage for this new YouthBank is the first grant giving night on the 13th June the young grant makers are working on interview, descion making skills and questions.

For more infomation contact linda on 0141 778 7181 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . If you would like an application you can pick one up at the St Roch’s secondary school or atwww.yomo-online.co.uk

YoMo Youth Achievement Award Night 14th September 2010

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YoMo (Young Movers) Youth Achievement Award Night on the 14th September 2010 certificated 100 young people with SQA recognised awards!

Young award winner.

Young award winner.

Youth led first ever award event for Yomo and partners

This youth led event celebrated the first Youth Achievement Awards event for the YoMo consortium of partners working to use Youth Achievement Awards to acknowledge the good work of young people in the East End of Glasgow.

Participating Parners

FARE, GE YouthBank, GERA, John Wheatley Collage, Innerzone, PEEK, Playbusters and Urban Fox supported these 100 young people to achieve these awards.
Young People took part in many activities from Clean Up programme, Fire Reach, Grant Making, Music Classes, organising youth events to Cultural exchanges to Pakistan/Bangladesh to gain their award.

Award Night audience and award winners

Award night audience and award winners.

Young Peoples comment’s

Young Peoples comment’s on the night showed how much these awards meant to them:

“this award could mean the difference in getting a job or an interview”
Young man Urban Fox

“I really enjoyed it, I now feel more confident and I am proud of myself”
Young woman GE YouthBank

Evaluation forms filled in on the night showed that 90% of young people receiving their award want to progress to the next level.

Presentation during the award night.

Presentation during the award night.

Councillors presenting the awards

Thanks to Councillor George Redmond and George Cherrie of Youth Scotland for presenting the awards on the night.
77 young people from across the East End stayed and celebrated their award by enjoy the party/karaoke.

This event was supported and funded by Soapworks Charity Fund and GHA Awards for All, Scotland.

Glasgow Housing Association

Glasgow Housing Association

Awards for All, Scotland

 

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