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  • Bouncing Hate Crime

    Bouncing Hate Crime

    The Youth Voice and Influence Service, Community Youth Services, Sheffield City Council and My Pockets have joined forces to create an animation about Hate Crime. They wanted to make something that stepped away from being negative or frightening. What could be further from hate than a bouncy ball?

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  • Young Sheffield Voices

    Young Sheffield Voices

    Are you someone aged 16-25 who is disabled or Neurodiverse? Would you like to have a say in things that matter to you? If so come along to the launch of Sheffield Voices new youth self advocacy group starting on October 14th from 10am-12pm at Burton Street.

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  • BFI Film Academy Applications 2023 Now Open

    BFI Film Academy Applications 2023 Now Open

    Are you in your late teens and interested in film making? Well you could be on course for success by applying to take part in the British Film Institute’s learning programme based at the Showroom in Sheffield from this November to next February. Applications close on 16 October 2023.

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  • Paid Placements for Disabled Young People

    Paid Placements for Disabled Young People

    To celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, 70 paid placements for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds are available across the country in the natural heritage sector. Disabled young people are among those whose applications will be prioritised by host organisations. The closing date for a placement in the Hope Valley is 12pm Friday 11th November 2022.

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  • Youth Innovation Fellowship

    Youth Innovation Fellowship

    The Policy Centre for African Peoples, which works to enable African and disadvantaged people of all ethnic origins to improve their lives through education, leadership training and social engagement, is looking to support up to ten young people aged 18-25 who have lived experience of either poverty, mental health or discrimination, as Youth Innovation Fellows.

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  • SAYiT Domestic Abuse Video

    SAYiT Domestic Abuse Video

    As part of its “Call It Out“project to improve access to domestic abuse services for LGBT+ young people across South Yorkshire SAYiT has produced a video in comic book form showing young people’s experiences of abuse.It also contains a list of services you can use if you are a victim of abuse. Please be warned that the video does contain sensitive content.

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  • Supporting Sexualities or Genders Project

    Supporting Sexualities or Genders Project

    A new study on personal support, gender and sexuality is looking for participants. If you’d like to take part you must be aged between 18 and 30, live in England and have over 6 months experience of managing your support arrangements. You do not have to have a PA right now. The study asks how young disabled adults make decisions about hiring personal assistants, and whether gender or sexuality (of a PA or individual employer) shape those decisions.

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  • ALLFIE's Looking for Young Learners to Make your Voices Heard

    ALLFIE's Looking for Young Learners to Make your Voices Heard

    The vision of the Alliance for Inclusive Education (ALLFIE) is ‘a world where inclusive education is a right not a struggle’ and they campaign for the inclusion of all Disabled learners in mainstream education.ALLFIE are looking for more Disabled Young people, aged between 16 and 25, to get involved in their’ Our Voice project’ and join in their online sessions and discussion topics from mid September onwards.

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  • Ambitious to Explain Autism Diagnosis

    Ambitious to Explain Autism Diagnosis

    Getting an autism diagnosis as a young adult can be a moment of huge significance but an autism diagnosis can also raise many more questions that need answering and information is hard to come by.That’s why Ambitious about Autism’s Youth Network have created their own resources to help young people understand their diagnosis.

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  • Young People's Experiences of Covid

    Young People's Experiences of Covid

    Sheffield City Council has published a report of findings from its survey with Sheffield’s children and young people on their experiences of coronavirus and life in lockdown.It was recognised that although young people are less likely to get seriously ill from the virus, the pandemic will still have had a profound effect on their lives in many other ways.

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Very good presentation, brave of the speakers to tell their stories and had a very high impact - feedback from Mate/Hate Crime presentation and video session at Safeguarding Working Together Conference
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When I moved to Sheffield nearly five years ago it was my "go to" organisation. I expect it to stay that way. All the staff and volunteers seem to pull out little gems of effort that disabled people like me couldn't do without. Professionally and personally - I love em :)
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Andrew Crooks

Disability Sheffield is a forward-thinking, energetic organisation doing a lot of positive work in Sheffield. I have no doubt they will continue to do so for a long time to come.
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Ruth

A fantastic presentation thought provoking and good questions from the floor around promoting this film/message to the general public not just professionals.
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