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1 Get involved!

2 Locally

3 Obesity in Kirklees Survey Too many takeaways? Have your say!

4 Kirklees Youth Council – Vacant Seats! We have places available in: Spen Valley and Huddersfield South If you are interested please get in touch! Deadline for applications 20 th April 2012…

5 The Olympic Torch is coming through Huddersfield on Sunday 24 th June! Come and join KYC line the streets at 11.30am outside Brian Jackson House It is also passing through Dewsbury & Batley on Monday 25 June

6 Have your say on children and young people's health The Children and Young People's Health Forum wants to find out children and young people's views on what is most important to you. Closing date: 30 April 2012 PS We will be doing a local online survey very soon with prizes to be won

7 Nationally

8 The Education Service from Parliament is offering A-level Government and politics students the opportunity to explore the work of select committees. Recommended for: A-level Government and Politics students Places per session: 60 Dates: Fridays, from spring 2012 Duration: 2 hours Start times: 09:30, 12:00, 2:30 How to book: programmes/select-committee- experience/ Select Committees work in the HOUSE OF LORDS AND COMMONS They check and report on lots of things and the results are public

9 stage-5-programmes/political-speed-dating/ The Education Service from Parliament is holding an event on 10 May for key stage 5 students to meet political personalities from a range of parties. This session can be combined with a tour of the Palace of Westminster, including the House of Lords, House of Commons and Westminster Hall.

10 The next Anti-Bullying Week starts on the 19 November! Anti-Bullying Alliance would like to hear any ideas you have about possible themes, slogans and activities. The four questions in the survey will only take a few minutes to answer

11 The Children's Commissioner wants your views! The Children's Commissioner for England wants to improve complaints systems for young people who use mental health and sexual health services, including services offered by GPs.

12 Young Designers! Win £100 in The British Youth Council Poster Competition Do you want to design the new national election posters for UK Youth Parliament, School Councils, Youth Councils and Young Mayors for use across the UK? There are 4 categories in the competition: UK Youth Parliament elections School Council elections Youth Council elections Young Mayor elections The winners in each category will receive £100 in vouchers and their names will appear on the final designed poster.

13 Students all over England can enter this year’s competition and have the opportunity to win great prizes for both themselves and their school, as well as learning about money. It’s an excellent, fun and creative way to get students learning about money, and a chance to win fantastic prizes for both students and schools. Primary school children are challenged to design a money box and secondary students to create a comic book strip about money. Or visit the National Children’s Bureau website

14 Have your say on what the BIG Lottery Fund will spend on youth issues Vote NOW! BIG are planning a multi-million pound investmentmulti-million pound investment that will benefit youth across the country – and young people are at the heart of designing it. have your sayhave your say on their Facebook page, follow and interact with #BIGyp on Twitter and subscribe to the BIG Blog and you could see some of that investment coming to your part of the world in the near future.Facebook page#BIGyp on TwitterBIG Blog

15 This group is the exclusive way to hear about the campaigning activities and opportunities with the British Youth Council. Being part of the Online Action Network is a flexible way to speak out on the issues you care about and become part of an empowering and inspiring team of young people Facebook – BRITISH YOUTH COUNCIL ONLINE ACTION NETWORK

16 Internationally

17 Take Part in Webinars for the UN Earth Summit! Children and young people are being invited to take part in a series of webinars ahead of the UN Earth Summit (also known as Rio+20) The aim of the summit is to explore ideas for making the world safer, more equitable, cleaner, greener and more prosperous The webinars will be an opportunity to: build up knowledge, share skills, get inspired to take action and raise awareness of the summit

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