My name is Kate and I am the Young Persons Co-ordinator for Yorkshire. Fixers, which is funded by the Big Lottery, helps young people aged 16-25 take on any issues that matter to them and help them find a creative way to do something about it and make positive change. We help the young people to create projects to make a change to their communities and the world around them. We have a creative team which specialises in all things media, so the young people have the chance to make a music video, books, flyers, posters, short films or adverts, help to hold an event and many more. We have experienced Young People’s Co-ordinators that work with the young people throughout their project and help them to develop and achieve their goal and reach their target audience. We never say no to a project, as long as the project helps others.
It would be great to have a meeting with you and the young people you work with to chat with you further about the opportunities. Please feel free to take a look at our website below. This link.. http://fixers.org.uk/videos/2949-10676/fiona.php is one example of a young person who completed a project with us. Please take some time to look at the other projects and outcomes on there. This will give you a good idea of the spectrum of possibilities for the young people you know.
All Projects that young people do with us are featured on our Fixers website (www.fixers.org.uk) and some are picked to be featured on their regional ITV news channel. Many of the young people’s projects have gone on to become national campaigns and are achieving nationally recognised awards.
If you would like to find out more about Fixers please do not hesitate to contact me and I’ll be happy to discuss further alternatively if you know of someone else that may be interested please feel free to pass my details on to them.
Young Person’s Co-ordinator - Yorkshire Fixers
Mobile: 07436 265896
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