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Dudley Youth Awards

In March 2018, the Dudley Youth Council held it's 14th annual Dudley Youth Awards, in partnership with the Children in Care Council. The theme of the night was 'Vintage' and the event is centred around celebrating Young People who are making history in their fields. The Award Categories were:

  • Creative Arts Award
  • Sport Award
  • Contribution to School or Further Education Award
  • Inspiration Award - Overcoming Adversity
  • Inspiration Award - Inspiring Others
  • Environmental Award
  • Long Service Award
  • Community, Charity and Voluntary Award - Group
  • The Mary Growcott Award (celebrating an inspirational adult).

Nominating an Individual or Group: Nominations are currently open, click here to nominate!

Make Your Mark


Make Your Mark is held by the Youth Parliament (ukyouthparliament.org.uk) each year, and it allows Young People to vote for a cause that is important to them to be debated in the House of Commons. The topics voted on last year were as follows:

  • Curriculum For Life
  • Votes at 16
  • Protect LGBT+ People
  • Support Young Carers
  • Transport
  • First Aid Education
  • Mental Health
  • Make the Invisible Visible
  • Protect School Budgets
  • Work Experience Hubs for 11-18 Year Olds 

 You can watch the two sections of 2017's debate here:

Part One

Part Two 


DYC is proud to present a new local event: EqualiTeas! Click here to find out more!