Children and Young People meeting - 28th May 2014

This was the first meeting of this project group. A meeting report is now available.

Children & Young People In London – Challenges, Opportunities, Threats & Solutions?

This was the first formal meeting of the new London Funders Children & Young People Project Group and provided an opportunity to be consider the current challenges, opportunities, threats and solutions facing the Children & Young people sector in London, and to shape the future work of the group and develop an agenda of issues to explore in more detail.

This discussion was led by Sharon Long – Strategic Director at  Partnership for Young London & Jim Minton – Director of Communications and Membership at London Youth, who provided an overview of what is happening on the ground and what the implications are for funders, commissioners and investors. In particular, the meeting considered the current policy and political vacuum in which services are operating and what a positive policy agenda for London should consider.

A full meeting report is available here now.