Gedling Youth Council - Monday 20 September 2021 5.30 pm

Venue: Virtual meeting on Microsoft Teams

Contact: Jane Ansell  Community Investment Manager

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Welcome, introductions, Icebreaker


Minutes of last meeting pdf icon PDF 228 KB


Youth Survey outcomes meeting held 19th July: Action Plan and Mission Statements - discussion session pdf icon PDF 382 KB

Key themes for improvement identified from the survey:


           Communications platform for young people

           Examining services to young people, advocating improvements

           Cultural change


Key areas for development identified in the survey:


ü  Activities for young people

ü  Health and Wellbeing, inc. Mental Health

ü  Employability and entrepreneurship

ü  Addressing inequalities

ü  Young people’s safety

ü  Sources of support

ü  Environmental sustainability 


Employability: Careers Event proposal 2022

Members are asked to discuss proposals for the above event – what should be included?


Youth Council key priorities May 2021 - March 2022

Update – schools were not contacted prior to the summer break, due both to the recess, and recognising the extreme challenges faced by staff emerging from the restrictions, however Youth Services have been contacted, and will be putting forward new members. Schools will receive ongoing contact between October 2021 and March 2022.


·         Revised Youth Council work programme – this will be determined in part by the Survey outcomes Action Plan, and also following recruitment of new members.



Any Other Business

Future meeting dates – all Mondays, 5.30 – 7.00 pm

·         22 November 2021

·         21 February 2022

·         25 April 2022