BwD Youth Forum are a group of elected young people working alongside Blackburn with Darwen Council to shape and design services for children and young people.
The Youth Forum meets every Tuesday at YPS, Daisyfield base from 6.30pm – 8.30pm. They attend 6 regional Youthforia events each year where they meet with 23 other Youth Councils from across the North West to discuss and debate issues affecting young people.
The BwD Youth Elections took place in February and the newly elected Youth MP’s are:
Campaign Issues: M.A.D – Making a difference for our elderly and most vulnerable young people
Campaign Issues: Increase provision of recreational facilities for young people & Improve Young Peoples mental health
Campaign Issues: Mental Health & Youth Crime
In addition, the 2021 Youth Forum will campaign on the following issues:
If you would like to join the BwD Youth Forum and stand for Youth MP please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Youth forum host local and regional events for young people focusing on key campaign issues from the Make Your Mark ballot.
Want to know more about last years Campaign?
All young people are welcome to join the forum at any time. If you wish to stand for Youth MP and deputy positions, YPS host the annual Youth Elections across all schools, colleges, youth clubs and youth organisations in January/February.