A key focus of the event was to explore and record potential actions for NICCY’s ongoing engagement with young people.
The event marked the transition from NICCY engaging with Children and Young People (C&YP) in ensuring they know that ‘Your Voice Matters’ to young people speaking for themselves and asserting ‘Our Voice Matters’.
At the event the young people themselves, through their school or youth organisation, volunteered to take action and raise awareness of the issues they thought were important. These actions cover all the issues mentioned above and details can be found here. NICCY will ‘check in’ with Participants on a regular basis to see how they are getting along and offer support as appropriate.
During the event, the Young People suggested a number of things NICCY could do to help tackle the 4 issues being discussed. The following have been included in NICCY’s 2016-’17 Business Plan: