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.
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'.
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?