About the conference and awards:
Hosted by Clarion Housing Group, DCH and the Housing Association Youth Network (HAYN), housing providers will take over the Aston University Conference Centre on 17th April 2018.
‘Room for Young People’ aims to bring those focusing on young people in Housing, the Youth sector and commissioners together under one roof for the first time.
With a focus on the journey of a young person, the conference will explore how through collaboration we can develop an inspiring youth offer that unlocks potential, extends opportunities and helps communities.
Highlights will include:
* Keynote speeches from Laura-Jane Rawlings, CEO of Youth Employment UK and Anisa Hagdidi, Founder and CEO of Beatfreeks
* Panel of experts including Tokunbo Ajasa-Oluwa (CEO of The Foyer Federation), Louise Cannon (Housing Lead for UnLtd) and Leads from DCH and Clarion Housing Group.
* A Youth Inspiration Awards Ceremony on 16th April 7pm – 10pm ( Award Categories include: Environmental, Intergenerational, Community Action, Youth Enterprise, Youth Arts, Young Ambassadors, Breakthrough Award – plus Inspiring Staff Award).
* Young social housing ambassadors from the Netherlands and England will present their ideas on a ‘Future-proof Community for Young People’
* Interactive workshops and panels covering developing your youth housing offer, collaboration and funding and asset-based approaches topics
More information and Ticket Links:
Please see the attached leaflet for more information and to book your tickets. (Tickets can also be booked using the links below…)
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Accommodation and Travel:
Aston University Conference Centre is a 15 minute walk from Birmingham New Street Station and there is accommodation on site. If you want to book with the university please state that you are attending the conference to receive a discount: http://www.conferenceaston.co.uk/