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Unique chance to be the voice of Wirral’s young people

11 May 2022
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The WYP is an incredible opportunity for 11 local young people to play a key role in shaping the future of Wirral, but you must apply soon as the deadline for nominations is this Sunday, April 3rd.

The Partnership will be made up of 11 young people who can use their energy and passion to support important changes and decisions which impact on young people in Wirral and their families.

Each of the 11 young people who will sit on the Partnership will be elected to represent different areas which have been chosen by young people. These are:

  • SEND - Special Educational Needs & Disabilities
  • LGBTQ+ – lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, plus
  • Children Looked After and Care Leavers
  • BAME– Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic
  • Mental Health
  • Environment
  • Safeguarding (including youth justice)
  • Poverty
  • Technology
  • Culture
  • Education, Employment and training

Wirral Youth Partnership has been designed by young people for young people to enable them to have a stronger voice in Wirral and representatives will be asked to collect and represent the views of other young people on issues that matter to them and present them on a local, regional, and national level.

To apply you must be aged between 11 and 19 years old, or up to 25 years old if you have special educational needs and/or disability.

For more details and to apply see the ZILLO website.