Redbridge Youth Council

Coronavirus: service update – Redbridge Youth Council meetings have been postponed. Meetings online. 

We are still keeping in touch and are running virtual meetings to plan and support Redbridge residents during this time. if you would like to join our virtual Youth Council, please email us for more details. 

For information on all service changes please see our services changes page.

 

Join the Youth Council and make a difference to your borough

Are you:

  • fed up with feeling like there's nothing for young people to do?
  • think nobody ever listens to your views?
  • wish you had more control over what happens in Redbridge?
  • aged between 11 and 19 and living and/or studying in Redbridge?

Then come and join the Redbridge Youth Council.

Redbridge Youth Council

Get involved

Join the council and make a difference to your borough. We want to give young people aged 11 to 19 in Redbridge a say on the issues that matter to them and a chance to have their voice heard. As a member of the Youth Council, you will get involved in a number of our campaigns. Some recent campaigns include raising awareness of mental health in schools, writing guidelines for schools about sexual harassment and looking at raising awareness about gang and knife culture. You do not have to be elected to be a member of the Youth Council, just come along.

Redbridge Youth Election 2022

Nominations are now open for the Redbridge Youth Election 2022.

Child Friendly Redbridge (CFR) Ambassador Election 2021 

We have had nearly 300 nominations for Child Friendly Redbridge Ambassadors, from nearly all the Redbridge Secondary Schools.  This is your chance to vote for your CFR Ambassador for your school.  Vote for your Ambassador here.  Choose your school from the drop down menu and you will then see a list of nominees standing in your school - if you click on each name it will give you their statement you can then vote for your preferred nominee.  You have just 1 vote.

Young Cabinet 2021

The new Young Cabinet was elected on 20 April 2020 and they are:

Raul Andrei Tinca Deputy MYP Leader
Faizan Ahmed Deputy Leader and other LA's
Khatira Kazemi Children and Young People
Shaan Ali Health, Social Care, Mental Health and the Ageing
Vacancy Transformation and Engagement
Vacany Housing and Homelessness
Faizan Ahmed MYP Crime, Safety and Cohesion
Yusuf Kabir LYA rep Civic Pride
Ahmed Rahman MYP Planning and Planning Enforcement 

Make Your Mark 2020

Once again Redbridge has excelled in Make Your Mark - this year it was online so it was very different.  Over 180,000 young people voted in the annual Make Your Mark consultation.  In Redbridge 6,426 young people voted, which is 20.64% of the population making Redbridge once again 1st in London for population turnout and 3rd overall in the UK  - well done Redbridge. 

There were 15 Redbridge schools and centres, who took part in the consultation and the 3 highest local issues for Redbridge have been voted as:

  • Homelessness
  • Domestic Violence
  • Access to Broadband. 

The 3 national campaigns are:

  • Free University
  •  Support Our Mental Health
  • Take Action on the Climate Emergency: Stop Plastic.  See the full result report here .  Thank you so much to everyone who once again put Redbridge at the top. 

Redbridge Youth on Facebook and Instagram

We have set up a Facebook page and Instagram - redbridge youth which will provide you with everything you need to know about youth services and being young in Redbridge.

We will bring you information on a range of things including:

  • youth service activities
  • leisure and sporting activities
  • education
  • training and job opportunities and much more

We want this to become the place where you get all of the information you need as a young person in Redbridge.

Get in touch with us

 Contact Raina Gee on 020 8708 3713 or 07880 582 041 or email youth.council@redbridge.gov.uk

 

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