Young people in schools, colleges and youth organisations across Bristol will be soon be voting in their peers to the Bristol City Youth Council.
Those that are voted in will represent young people of Bristol and their views to adult decision makers, such as the Mayor, councillors, and Members of Parliament.
They will campaign on issues including mental health and education, areas both affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and work on making sure the needs and voices of young people are part of the city’s recovery.
The opportunity to stand as a candidate in the Bristol Youth Vote is open to all young people aged 11 to 18 who live or go to school in Bristol. Nominations close on 29 October. To find out more about what the Bristol City Youth Council does visit the council’s webpage.
There is an information evening on Thursday 28 October 6pm to 8pm at City Hall, College Green, Bristol. To find out more, email email@example.com.