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<ul><li>Reflections on the participation journey </li></ul><ul><li>Photos – permissions </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr: </li></u...
Georgia, young carer, aged 12 :   participation may start as transactional, but grows to be about relationship, being and ...
A. My life –  participative democracy  that makes a difference to me B. Our voice –  representational democracy  that can ...
Participation risks No discernable change? Poor community engagement leads to disconnection, sense of betrayal and no disc...
Participation risks:  veneer covering up the cracks of poverty and social exclusion
Participation risks:  come and join me in my organisation to do my stuff When are adults supporting young people on their ...
Participation risks:  collective rights to participate are only valid and relevant where underpinned by individual rights,...
Participation risks:  who participates and who profits?
Participation risks:  Another brick in the wall – our attitudes may have changed but have our behaviours in supporting chi...
Participation risks:  we live here too; what progress toward being equal citizens now?
Participation risks:   Prejudice and discrimination toward the young are all around us. What do you see?
Participation risks:   Change happens! Make sure we notice, share and celebrate
Participation risks?  Joy in children and childhood in the public space
Article 12 Protection Rights Provision Rights Participation rights Children and young people’s right to a good childhood T...
AND YOUNG PEOPLE
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Participation risks at a time of change

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Participation risks at a time of change is a photo presentation, looking at risks and responses to the active involvement of children and young people to improve services and get a better deal. Blog @ www.practicalparticipation.co.uk

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Participation risks at a time of change

  1. 1. <ul><li>Reflections on the participation journey </li></ul><ul><li>Photos – permissions </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr: </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.flickr.com/photos/practicalparticipation </li></ul><ul><li>Blog / comment: </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.practicalparticipation.co.uk / </li></ul><ul><li>Wider conversation: </li></ul><ul><li>http://rightspace.org.uk/ </li></ul><ul><li>Bill Badham </li></ul><ul><li>Practical Participation </li></ul><ul><li>07540138967 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] www.practicalparticipation.co.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: @billbadham </li></ul>
  2. 2. Georgia, young carer, aged 12 : participation may start as transactional, but grows to be about relationship, being and belonging
  3. 3. A. My life – participative democracy that makes a difference to me B. Our voice – representational democracy that can have wider influence C. Poor attempts at representational democracy, disconnected from lived lives Caitlin, young carer, aged 9
  4. 4. Participation risks No discernable change? Poor community engagement leads to disconnection, sense of betrayal and no discernable change
  5. 5. Participation risks: veneer covering up the cracks of poverty and social exclusion
  6. 6. Participation risks: come and join me in my organisation to do my stuff When are adults supporting young people on their terms on their issues?
  7. 7. Participation risks: collective rights to participate are only valid and relevant where underpinned by individual rights, freedoms and civil liberties
  8. 8. Participation risks: who participates and who profits?
  9. 9. Participation risks: Another brick in the wall – our attitudes may have changed but have our behaviours in supporting children and young people to make change happen where they live?
  10. 10. Participation risks: we live here too; what progress toward being equal citizens now?
  11. 11. Participation risks: Prejudice and discrimination toward the young are all around us. What do you see?
  12. 12. Participation risks: Change happens! Make sure we notice, share and celebrate
  13. 13. Participation risks? Joy in children and childhood in the public space
  14. 14. Article 12 Protection Rights Provision Rights Participation rights Children and young people’s right to a good childhood The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
  15. 15. AND YOUNG PEOPLE

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