The YSPF, which is hosted by Independent Academic Research Studies (IARS) and funded by London Councils, Big Lottery Fund and v, is providing the opportunity for youth-led organisations, infrastructure organisations and representatives from other sectors and government to work together at a London-wide and strategic level on:
The Forum is steered by a mixture of frontline, second tier organisations and funders in the youth-led sector, including:
British Youth Council, Children England, Headliners, Envision, Y-Gen, Latin American Youth Forum, Ground Up Development, London Youth, Southwark Young Advisors, London Civic Forum, v, Fundamental Architectural Inclusion, London Voluntary Service Council, Youth Access, Plenet
In the first Forum meeting in September 2009 the Forum agreed to focus on raising awareness of the youth-led sector to funders, infrastructure organisations and regional decision makers. Members of the Forum suggested a briefing is produced that will highlight the value of the youth-led approach.
The briefing will be launched in the autumn of 2010 to coincide will the start of Parliament.
Response to the London Councils’ Consultation
The forum provided a voice for the youth-led sector by responding to the London Councils’ Consultation in January 2010.
Effective Signposting of Olympics Opportunities for Young People
The Forum has effectively signposted opportunities available to young people of the 2012 Games across the London Boroughs.
Minutes of the Forum meetings and the Olympics bulletin can be found below. Please click to download.
|LYPF Olympics Opportunities Bulletin Sep 2009.pdf||248.08 KB|
|LYPF Olympics Opportunities Bulletin Jan 2010.pdf||307.85 KB|
|LYPF Olympics Opportunities Bulletin May 2010.pdf||402.84 KB|
|2009_Newsletter_LYPF Oct.pdf||281.96 KB|
|IARS_LYLSPF_Minutes 21 04 10.pdf||139.84 KB|
|IARS_LYLSPF_Minutes 20 01 10.pdf||237.16 KB|
|IARS_LYLSPF_Minutes 24 09 09.pdf||124.71 KB|