Articles Tagged ‘young people’
Posted on October 2nd, 2012
The ‘Generation Inspired?’ consultation will run until Christmas on Whizz-Kidz’s website, and the findings will form the basis of a manifesto – to ensure that people charged with delivering the Paralympic legacy are fully informed about what young disabled people want.
Ruth Owen OBE, Chief Executive of Whizz-Kidz said:
‘The London Paralympics shone a spotlight on the talent, skill and ambition of disabled people. However it will be a hugely missed opportunity …
Posted on November 29th, 2011
Whizz-Kidz’s Hartlepool Ambassador Club was a finalist for a Hearing Unheard Voices Award for their local access campaign. The awards were run by UK Youth – recognising campaigns run by young people across the country, and were held at a special ceremony attended by HRH Princess Anne, at St James Palace, London on 29 November 2011.
The Hartlepool Club decided to campaign about the size of public accessible toilets (dubbed “Too Tiny to Tinkle”) and parking spaces. The plan was to hold an open day and invite many local important people who would listen to a presentation created by the young Ambassadors.
Attendees on the day included the Lord Mayor of Hartlepool …