Diary

U R Boss is about getting your voice heard and making sure young people have a say in the policies and practices that affect them. Take a look through our diary to find out about the events, workshops, publications and campaigns we have run to achieve this.

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What Will Make Us Care About Injustice?’

Hundreds of children, young people and the adults they work with, gathered last week at the Southbank Centre as part of their first Why? Festival. The festival was based around the United Nations Convention of the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and the rights it affords children, inviting people to join in discussions about what’s happening for the young, and how we can inspire and equip children and adults to become champions for children’s rights. 

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Ideas for Justice

As part of it's work to come up with new ideas about how the justice system could be reformed and work better, the Howard League has been asking What is Justice? As part of this work, U R Boss Young Advisor have been considering the question. Hear what one young person has to say here...

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Young Advisors on the beat with the Met police

Young Advisors recently visited Lambeth, London, for two days out on the beat with the Metropolitan Police to hear more about the work they are doing to divert young people away from the criminal justice system. 

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Young Advisors involved in Howard League governance

Most charities are overseen by a ‘trustee board’ that takes overall responsibility for its work. This is known as ‘governance’. Good governance is essential for the success of any charity.

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Young Advisors present community awards & meet Princess Anne!

Each year the Young Advisors help judge the Howard League Community Awards. This year the team voted for both the Children and Young People award, as well as new category for Police Led Diversion with young people.

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