Click the podcasts below to hear the views of young people on the issues that matter most to them.
- The first episode, Ending Child Poverty, was hosted by FLARE member Carys and NCB trustee Bethan. They interviewed Chief Executive of NCB and Chair of the End Child Poverty Coalition Anna Feuchtwang. They explored a wide range of topics including: the effect of rising costs of living, whether Covid-19 has worsened poverty rates, fair wages, and the relationship between race and poverty. Listen to the podcast here.
In the second episode, Accessing Mental Health Services as a Young Person FLARE members Louise and Pavan ask head of NCB’s Wellbeing Team Pamela Shaw some interesting and thought-provoking questions around mental health services. Their discussion covers a variety of topics including: how mental health services could better meet the needs of young people, how and where young people can access support, how young people can improve these services, and on the effect of Covid-19. Listen to the podcast here.