Network of Regional Youth Work Units England blog

A Network of Regional Youth Work Units, in England, collaborating across regions to promote good youth work and young people’s voices.

The Trump Card

In this week’s blog, Jamie Mercer from Youth Focus: North East looks at Donald Trump and the executive orders signed that threaten public harmony around the world. In January, just … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Reasons to be cheerful (2016)

In this week’s blog (and the last of 2016), Jamie Mercer from Youth Focus: North East reflects on the last 12 months and asks are there reasons to be cheerful … Continue reading

December 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Future at Risk: Is This It for Youth Services?

In this week’s blog, Jamie Mercer from Youth Focus: North East examines UNISON’S latest report on youth services and explores how charity and voluntary organisations can support young people who may … Continue reading

August 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Me, You, and the EU

On Friday 24 June it was announced that 52% of people in the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. There are some core groups who are left feeling frustrated … Continue reading

July 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

The EU Referendum: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

In this week’s blog, Jamie Mercer from Youth Focus: North East looks at the EU referendum, young people’s voice, and the ramifications that the verdict could have on the youth … Continue reading

February 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Who has heard of the Northern Powerhouse?

In this week’s blog, Charlee Bewsher from Youth Work Unit Yorkshire & Humber looks at whether people are interested in the Northern Powerhouse and how we can involve young people … Continue reading

November 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

“We’re all in it together”

In this week’s blog, Jamie Mercer from Youth Focus: North East looks at the need for youth services to unite and adopt new methods of working together in the face … Continue reading

May 8, 2015 · Leave a comment