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July 9, 2020

NYCI on RTE does Comic Relief

July 6, 2020

The youth work sector’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic: take part in the independent review now

We are calling on youth workers and youth organisations to take part in an independent review we have commissioned to capture the youth work sector's response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
July 2, 2020

Reaction to latest CSO live register figures:

We have expressed concern and disappointment over the lack of urgency and focus on youth unemployment in the Programme for Government. There is no reference to ‘youth employment’ or ‘youth unemployment’ in the 125 page text.
July 1, 2020

Skills Summary: new online activities resource launched

In response to the increasing online presence of youth work, we have developed a new activity resource to accompany the Skills Summary tool when working online with young people.
July 1, 2020

Updated Covid-19 guidance in line with phase 3

Updated Guidance for Youth Organisations on Resuming Full Services after Covid-19.
June 28, 2020

Concern ‘Youth Affairs’ omitted from name of new Department of Children

We are very concerned at initial indications from the Taoiseach's announcement that ‘Youth Affairs’ may be dropped from the name of the Department, and we are calling for this to be reversed.
June 26, 2020
Digital Youth Work & STEAM

Sexting during Covid-19 an issue for young people as restrictions ease, experts warn

As restrictions ease, NYCI’s National Youth Health Programme will be working with youth workers to support young people to look after their sexual health and build healthy relationships as we enter into a ‘new normal'.
June 17, 2020

How can the youth work sector respond to young people’s calls to tackle racism

We have seen a wave of reaction to the death of George Floyd that all of us working with young people are trying to get to grips with. We are asking: What can I do? What can I say? How can I support the young people of colour in my youth group?
June 12, 2020

Save DCYA

NYC has renewed its call for the retention of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) in the next Government.
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