Your Voice Matters – Fieldwork Report

NICCY engaged with 31 organisations and over 350 young people aged between 8-21yrs, including NICCY’s Youth Panel (NYP), receiving feedback about our choice of priorities on issues affecting Children and Young People.

Also, during the roll out of the project, and as we met with more Children and Young People, other key issues were also raised. One recurring issue which came to the fore could be categorised under the heading of ‘community safety’, ranging from the influence of paramilitaries to community sectarianism and how this impacts upon their lives.  This issue was explored during the Your Voice Matters event and subsequently included in NICCY’s 2016/17 Business plan under the theme of ‘issues relating to the continuing legacy of the conflict’