Youth Activism and Social Media

Over the weekend at NYA2008 we spoke about the power of social media to bring people together for good.  I wish I’d checked all my RSS feeds because Ypulse have a great article linking to 10 youth activism sites.  All great examples of how the web can be used to organise people and bring them Read More …

NYA2008 days 2 and 3

It all seems like a bit of a blur.  I feel as if I’ve been here forever and it’s only been 2 and a half days.  It’s not one of those ‘when will this end?’ kind of events, just one that has you up at 7am and not in bed until very late.  When you Read More …

1 day to go til NYA2008

So, 24 hours until NYA2008 begins.  How am I feeling?  Well I’m just beginning to get excited after a day of not really caring much.  I guess that happens when you’ve been working on something for a while and it eventually comes around! This event is a bit of an technology experiment.  We’re using multiple Read More …

3 Days til NYA2008

Where has the time gone!?!?!  I’ve known about NYA2008 for ages and been working on it for months and I’m still not done!  How come? I got the programme information today and it looks amazing!  Some really good stuff happening about mental health and the human library sounds fascinating. My sessions?  Well, Authenticity, Information, Privacy Read More …

brilliant presentation photos… for FREE

Stock.xchng is a brilliant free stock photo site.  Great for high quality photos for your presentations like this… Come to think of it, I have no idea what i’d use this photo for but I now have a strange urge to go pour a gin and tonic!

Don’t understand = BAD!

DK at Media Snackers has been on a bit of a campaign to get Youth Workers in the statutory sector to blog.  It would seem that there are very few who do (he’s found one!), which perhaps is a consequence of Local Authorities attitudes to their staff having any kind of online profile (it’s BAD). Read More …