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Latest news from Craig Bateman, MWYC
CRAIG ENCOURAGES SOCIAL ENTERPRISE AND SOCIAL ACTION AT YOUTH EMPLOYMENT UK EVENT
On 10th October 2014, Craig spoke as a panellist at the V-Fest Volunteering and Employability event held at Worcester University alongside Robin Walker MP, and Alex Quang from 02 Big Think,
The evening consisted of a presentation from Ash Davis from HSBC Undergraduate Scheme, a question time debate, and an opportunity for networking with various recruitment and social action projects on hand to answer questions including the Worcestershire Youth Cabinet and Worcester Community Trust.
Craig said; "engaging young people in social action must be a top priority in securing Worcestershire's future. Young people who take an active role in their communities whether through social enterprise or social action are at the heart of any successful community"
"Our challenge is to make sure that these opportunities are accessible by a wide variety of young people from different walks of life."
CRAIG JOINS WORCESTERSHIRE COUNCIL FOR VOLUNTARY YOUTH SERVICES ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
On Thursday 9th October 2014, Craig Bateman is a Member of Worcestershire Youth Cabinet for Wyre Forest attended the Annual General Meeting of the Worcestershire Council for Voluntary Youth Services.
The evening consisted of presentations from Kidderminster and District Youth Trust, VInspired, a keynote address from Penny Vennables, Chief Executive of Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust who spoke on the importance of innovation and specialism within local health care, and ordinary business of the council.
Speaking after the event, Craig said; "Worcestershire Council for Voluntary Youth Services reflects an amazing group of leaders at the forefront of Worcestershire's community, public and voluntary sectors who are actively looking for new and innovative ways to engage more young people in social action.
"It was a real pleasure to have attended the Annual General Meeting as it provided an opportunity to work on building up our network at Worcestershire Youth Cabinet across the county, as well as displaying the huge amount of work that is currently going on in Worcestershire with children and young people."