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Youth Summit Every Child Matters workshop summary

The five workshops involving young people and a range of policy makers and practitioners were a highlight of this two day event. Here is the report from the workshops, giving a rich amount of information
Added by billb at 10/16/2007 - 16:34

Righting wrongs - the implications of adopting the Convention on the Rights of the Child

Check out the Rights Stuff link where we have added presentations, briefings, a quiz and other resources for you on the Convention on the Rights of the Child  
Added by billb at 06/29/2007 - 15:20

Anthony's tests for good housing for young people

At one of the last sessions of the Youth Summit, young people questioned experts on housing and homelessness, mental health anf youth employment. Cerri and Therryi from Lewisham asked powerful questions about stress, support, accessible housing and jobs for young people. Therryi asked Anthony Lawton, Chief Executive of Centerpoint about comfortable accommodation. Anthony's three tests should be taken up nationaly: Would this housing or accommodation be good enough for my child? Is this place as comfortable as I would want for my child? Is it good value for money?
Added by billb at 06/26/2007 - 14:27
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