We must ensure young people learn from our history, says outgoing peace fund boss Adrian Johnston BelfastTelegraph.co.uk The outgoing chief of a peace fund has warned against complacency around the peace process. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/we-must-ensure-young-people-learn-from-our-history-says-outgoing-peace-fund-boss-adrian-johnston-37824413.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/article37824412.ece/68638/AUTOCROP/h342/2019-02-18_new_48074109_I1.JPG Email The outgoing chief of a peace fund has warned against complacency around the peace process. Adrian Johnston served for 10 years on the board of the International Fund for Ireland, including six years as chairman. He led the transformation of a number of peace walls and a shared education programme which sees schools across sectors work together. But Mr Johnston, who steps down from the role next month, has warned against complacency as devolved government remains collapsed … [Read more...] about We must ensure young people learn from our history, says outgoing peace fund boss Adrian Johnston
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Engaged? Check. Anxious? Check. With weeks to go until the November midterm elections, more young Americans are interested but, according to a new poll, they're also feeling more anxious about the results. A poll released Wednesday by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and MTV found that more young people now say they are feeling anxious about the midterms, compared to July. Nearly half of young Americans ages 15 to 34 now say that they are anxious about the midterms, up from 36 percent in the earlier poll. The increase is most pronounced among young Democrats: 61 percent expressed anxiety compared with 39 percent in July. There was audible laughter in the United Nations General Assembly hall when President Trump said his administration has achieved “more than any other administration in the history of our country," during his address Tuesday. Trump acknowledged as much and responded; “Didn’t expect that reaction but OK.” Read … [Read more...] about Young People Interested But Also Feeling Anxious Ahead of Election, Poll Says
What you need to know about voting in Sacramento County Sacramento County’s new voting system sends ballots through the mail to every registered voter. Here's how you vote after you get your ballot. By Up Next × SHARE Sacramento County’s new voting system sends ballots through the mail to every registered voter. Here's how you vote after you get your ballot. By Capitol Alert The go-to source for news on California policy and politics Capitol Alert Blue wave? First clues coming in + Will young people turn out? By Bryan Anderson [email protected] LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Reddit Print Order Reprint of this Story October 23, 2018 05:45 AM DEMOCRATIC WAVE California Democrats will need to turn the current early-voting tides if they want to see a blue wave in the upcoming Nov. 6 elections. Paul Mitchell, a political consultant and vice president of the bipartisan voter data firm … [Read more...] about Blue wave? First clues coming in + Will young people turn out?
Vulnerable young people in Sheffield who are struggling to cope and falling by the wayside will get better help in future. Teenagers with mental health issues, those at risk of falling into crime or becoming grooming victims, pupils not in education or training, and homeless young people are the focus of a new review by Sheffield Council.Around 50,000 young people aged 13 to 19 live in Sheffield and of these, around 3,000 per year are in contact with services including youth justice, drug and alcohol, care leavers, housing and homelessness and Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEETs).A further 1,000 young people aged eight to 12 and 20 to 25 are in contact with these same services, making a total of around 4,000 young people who are supported each year.Sam Martin, head of commissioning for vulnerable people at Sheffield Council, says in a report: “There has been a higher number of teenagers coming into the care system in the last few years, reflecting a national trend, … [Read more...] about Sheffield’s vulnerable young people need more help
A growing number of young people in Switzerland identify with the political right, according to a national survey. Commissioned by the Federal Defence Department (VBS), the Young Adult Survey Switzerland (YASS), published this week, showed that 36 percent of young people in the country identified with the political right, up from 28 percent five years previously. The figures, which refer to the period 2006 to 2011, showed that the number of young people in the political centre had also grown, from 31 percent to 36 percent, while those on the left had decreased from 41 percent to 28 percent during the five-year period. Conducted every four years, the YASS aims to evaluate how young people's values and views change over the years. It questioned both young men entering their compulsory military service and around 3,000 19-year-old women in Switzerland about their views on work and training, health and sport, politics and public life, values, skills and outlook on life. … [Read more...] about Study: more young people in Switzerland are right-wing