AMPLIFYING YOUTH VOICES
As a catalyst for change, we believe in uplifting, empowering and encouraging young people to raise their voice on issues they care about. Because of this, from time to time we convene different organisations and individuals to listen to the needs and aspirations of our community. Through publishing reports, our goal is that we see an evidence-based approach to strategy in working with and for young people.
In 2018, we worked with 11 local youth organisations to make a formal submission on behalf of 130 rangatahi to Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction. This report outlines our needs and aspirations as young people.
In 2019, we heard from 283 young people to understand why youth engagement in local politics is so low. This report outlines the barriers young people identified, and how they could be overcome.