Today, (Thursday 9th August) the UK Government launched their civil society strategy: building a future that works for everyone. The UK Government strategy has been set out in five chapters which show the five foundations of social value in turn. As set out below and in the image below that. People – enabling a lifetime […]Read More Government launches Civil Society Strategy – Jack’s Response
Earlier this week, with the support of Jack’s Member of Parliament, Chris Davies MP (Brecon and Radnorshire), Jack received a response from Tracey Crouch MP, Minister for Sport and Civil Society to his Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship Report and Recommendations. Jack is proud today to be able to publish the response he received from […]Read More Minister for Sport and Civil Society, Tracey Crouch MP responds to Fellowship Report
Jack Gillum presented with prestigious Churchill Medallion at London award ceremony Jack Gillum, a recent graduate from the University of Reading from Knighton, was presented with a Churchill Medallion at a prestigious award ceremony in London (Wednesday 13 June). The medallion was awarded to Jack to mark the successful completion of his overseas research as […]Read More Press Release: Jack Gillum presented with prestigious Churchill Medallion at London award ceremony
This piece was originally published by Apolitical on the 07/06/2018 at https://apolitical.co/solution_article/government-and-civil-society-dont-have-to-be-enemies/ Many people think that civil society has a political crusade against the government and just wants to get its agenda across. However, this is not always the case. While there are some whose ideological mission is to fight government, there are many who wish […]Read More Apolitical Op-Ed on WCMT Fellowship
Jack Gillum today launched his Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship report in to the role of civil society in the policy engagement process, with a specific focus on the role of young people in this policy process. The report explores ideas around why civil society and government engage, the best methods for organisations to engage […]Read More Press Release: Jack Gillum launches report on Civil Society Role in Policy Engagement
So its been a month (more or less) and that means it is the end of my travels around Washington DC, New York City, Toronto and Ottawa and to return back to UK based priorities. That is not it thought so after I get back to the UK I will then write my research up […]Read More 10 .. 9 … 8 ……. Take Off! My return to the UK! Thank You! 🇺🇸🇨🇦
With their being a new demand for the ‘youth voice sector’ to find new ways of working following funding cuts and demands for more. (The challenges will be discussed in the report which will be produced.) I decided to meet with organisations which do things using an education direction. The organisation which this post is […]Read More Is citizenship education the way to support Young People to be heard?
4 hours later and I arrive in Ottawa for the last week of my travels for this fellowship! It was quite nice to take the train that long with good views and wifi which worked the whole time … maybe that is a it of shared learning the UK rail industry could learn from the […]Read More Canada: Youth Voice fairyland?
This is now my next blog post on my time in Toronto which is again going to focus on the youth engagement from city level, to provincial level to those that speak out for young people as well! There is a need to look at all ways which youth engagement is carried out as they […]Read More Council, Committee, Champion: making sure Youth Voice is heard!
I landed! Oh wait I have been here a few days now, but now these posts are starting to focus on the meetings and interviews which take place when I am in Canada. The meetings in Toronto are changing slightly in direction away from just general civil society engagement in policy making but more focused […]Read More Youth Voice ….. Canada Style