What is the Jersey Youth Parliament? Who are the members, who do they represent and how does it work?
Connecting Voices captures the journey of the Jersey Youth Parliament from start up to present day campaigns. Discover the work involved behind the scenes, hear from young people living in Jersey today and how they are actively engaging in making positive changes for the future.
Connecting Voices is planned and presented by the Jersey Youth Parliament members with production support from the Digital Leadership Programme at Digital Jersey.
Plastic Free Parliament
What are the Jersey Youth Parliament giving up for Plastic Free July? How much plastic do we recycle in Jersey? How can we make a positive impact on our environment when the issues appear to be so complicated?
Kim, Emily, Sebastian, and Ruby explore our complex relationship with plastics, school recycling schemes, fast food packaging and how simple changes can make a difference to reducing island waste.
Supported by Digital Jersey and the Digital Leadership program.
Episode recorded in July 202
We are the Jersey Youth Parliament
Ruby meets members of the Jersey Youth Parliament to find out about their campaigns as they work towards presenting their findings to the States Assembly in September 2021.
Emily explains how one group have engaged with the Citizen’s Assembly on Climate Change. Oli describes how some members are focussing on education. Other members have participated in the Children and Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Strategy consultation.
Supported by the Digital Leadership program.