Masterclasses from young people sharing their knowledge & skills in making change.


Youth Action Participation Plan

July 26, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Do you want to get young people more involved in your service, but feel like you don’t know how to do it? Does it feel like a risk you don’t know how to navigate?

PEERS training launch

July 27, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This launch event will explore the PEERS training. This training is a guide for professionals on how to navigate conversations with young people about mental health in a way that is comfortable for everyone.

The Resilience Lab

July 27, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

In this interactive workshop, you will get to explore some of the pressures facing young people today and learn about ways to take the pressure off and to look after yourself.

Discovering the power of your story

July 28, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Delve into the world of storytelling and change making! You will learn how to apply clear techniques to your writing to help influence, empower and encourage others to take action and support your cause.

Annick Météfia and Haneen Hammou, co-producers of the upcoming Shake! Research report will share their learnings from the experience of researching the impact of Shake!’s radical and political youth spaces in the last 10 years.

Young people! Have you ever realised the power of your vote? Your voice? Your activism? Your petition? Your social media post? Every single action counts and gets us all closer to a fairer and more inclusive democratic system.

Spoken Word Night

July 29, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for an amazing night of guest poets, open mic talents and the glorious medium of writing out loud. The amazing Act for Change Together Spoken Word Night.

Youth-led bid writing

July 30, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This event will explore bid writing and fundraising from a young person's perspective. Wellbeing Ambassadors from Newport Mind (volunteers aged 14-25) will share their experiences of co-producing and writing bids.

Leading a Digital Social Action Campaign

July 30, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

We'll be giving you our top tips from our experiences, taking you through step-by-step how you can start a social action campaign, and how to build a team so you can make a difference and how Peace First can fund and support your next steps launching a campaign.

Three Minute Heroes

July 30, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Three Minute Heroes is a campaign from The Warren Youth Project that supports young people to use creative writing and music to talk openly, confidently and safely about what’s on their mind.

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