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UpRising Leadership Programme Applications open until October!

Uprising are recruiting for their Leadership and Environmental programme. Both programmes are designed to equip young people 19-25 years old  with the knowledge, networks, skills and confidence to reach their leadership potential. Each programme lasts 9 months and most sessions and workshops take place one evening per week, so that the programme can be fitted around work, […]

Gallery: Birmingham ‘Through Your Eyes’ winners

Did you miss checking out the winning ‘Through Your Eyes’ films at Birmingham’s Grand Central earlier this month? Fear not – scroll down to see some photos of the screenings along with the talented winning filmmakers!

I Am Birmingham: Birmingham’s Grand Central embraces local young talent

Check out the link below to read the article I Am Birmingham published recently, about YAY16 and Grand Central working together with young people for the ‘Through Your Eyes’ project. Birmingham’s Grand Central embraces local young talent (Photograph: The High Sheriff 15)    

Through Your Eyes Grand Central screening

This next week, the winning films from the Birmingham: Through Your Eyes competition will be screened on the Grand Central Media Eyes. In partnership with YAY16, the competition ran last summer, asking young filmmakers (aged 12-25) to make a short 10-second film responding to the theme ‘Birmingham: Through Your Eyes’. Some great entries were received, and […]

YAY16 Summary Presentation

Not sure what YAY16 actually is, and what it means for you? We’ve summarised the campaign and everything you need to know in a handy PowerPoint presentation for you all… Download it here: YAY16 Presentation

Blog: YAY16 and the High Sheriff of West Midlands

The High Sheriff of West Midlands, Jonnie Turpie MBE, blogged about our YAY16 ‘Thru Your Eyes’ short film winners. Click this link to have a read of what he had to say… Filming with YAY16 winners