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YMCA Feelings Poster

Lack of employment opportunities and affordable housing featured highly in the discussions we had with young people at the YMCA this week.

We were surprised by their feelings that the city of Stoke-on-Trent was not a friendly place to live – this contrasted with the older people’s group we met with earlier in the week who overwhelmingly felt that the friendly people make Stoke-on-Trent a nice place to live.

Maybe this is the beginning of a new discussion in to how we interact with the young people of the city….

YMCA Cycling Post It Note

This post it note was written by a young person at the YMCA in response to what surprised them about the film. It echoes some comments made be participants of the first workshop at the CCU.

Young people who took part in the workshop at the YMCA really enjoyed the opportunity to debate issues to do with Stoke-on-Trent. Comments included “Brings…

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