Youths working together

Join Our Marketing & Events Steering Group

Join the Marketing and Events Team and bring your creativity to projects that will make a real difference to young people like you!

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Youth Art Exhibition

From March 2019, there will be a dedicated youth art gallery in the Garden of Reflection to celebrate the creativity and achievements of young people here.

​​We are inviting schools, community and voluntary sector, arts organisations or individuals who would like to host an art exhibition for 2 weeks during 2019 to complete the expression of interest form.

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We are looking for 20 “Disruptors” who can make change happen by working with us to solve a local problem facing young people, starting in February 2019.  You must be 24 years old or under to take part.

In return, we will support you by:

  • Developing your critical analysis skills
  • Giving you free training in Design Thinking
  • Spending up to £10k on your solution.


or call Emma Quinn  on 028 71 253 253.

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Youth Street Art

The PEACE IV Youth Street Art project aims to support young people to engage in active citizenship projects via street art.

Project proposals are invited from young people, artists, arts organisations working together and others to deliver a structured programme where, over 6 months of active work, young people will discover and explore street art mediums to be used in practice to express and share social messages.

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Golden Events

The Youth 19 Golden Events Fund is a one-off opportunity to apply for financial support from Derry City and Strabane District Council to run an event that will benefit 12-24 year olds during 2019.

Grants are available from £1,000 to £8,000, and applicants will be asked to involve young people aged 12-24 in the design, preparation / planning or delivery of the event. 12-24 year olds should also be the main beneficiary of the planned activities.

Applications have now closed and the events will be announced early February 2019.

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Youth Zone

The Youth Zone will give young people aged 12-24 the opportunity to take the lead in consulting with their peers, research existing shared space and youth zone models and the chance to work with a consultant who will develop the feasibility study and business case.

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Submit Ideas

Do you have an idea for Youth 19? Is there something you think could help improve the lives of young people aged 12-24? Let us know in the link below.

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