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Youth Wise - Brighton and Hove Decision Makers

Report of the Executive Director for Families, Children & Learning (Copy attached)

 

 

Contact Officer: Deborah Corbridge                                 Tel: 01273 292953

 

Ward Affected: All Wards

 

Decision:

RESOLVED:

 

1.         That the arrangements and attached terms of reference for Youth Wise be acknowledged and supported by Committee.

Minutes:

51.1    The Committee considered a report of the Interim Executive Director for Families, Children and Learning. The report was provided by the Integrated Team for Families Manager.

 

51.2    Volunteers and youth representatives gave a brief overview of their involvement and engagement with various youth projects.

 

51.3    The Integrated Team for Families Manager gave an overview of the Youth Grants Project and noted various suggestions made by young people such as a reimbursement by way of providing bus tickets.

 

51.4    Councillor Clare referred to 3.3 in the report and enquired if committee could consider how action would be taken in future.

 

51.5    Councillor Brown noted that the cross party group was important and called for a renewed effort to reach out to various external youth groups such as the scouts.

 

51.6    Councillor Nield enquired if the Integrated Team for Families Manager knew why the offer had been declined by groups.

 

51.7    The Integrated Team for Families Manager stated that some people found it difficult to speak out.

 

51.8    Ms Martindale emphasised the importance of working with young people who could work at BHCC in future. Support was expressed in the endeavour to unite various groups in bringing their work to the Committee.

 

51.9    Councillor Simson referred to getting other young groups and emphasised the necessity to include them in to further work. It was noted that young people had attended Housing area panels to present requested works which led to positive engagement.

 

51.10  The Integrated Team for Families Manager noted that the next youth wise meeting would be held in Hangleton.

 

51.11  Councillor Simson stated that young people would be less likely to travel to centre of town and that BHCC travelling to them increased the chance of engagement.

 

51.12  Councillor McNair emphasised the importance of including churches and youth groups as part of the program.

 

51.13  RESOLVED – That the Committee agreed:

 

1.         That the arrangements and attached terms of reference for Youth Wise be acknowledged and supported by Committee.

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