What is the West Sussex Youth Cabinet?
The West Sussex Youth Cabinet is a group
of 48 young people that are democratically elected by young
people in each constituency to represent young people’s views at a
county level. There are 2 Youth Cabinet members for every
The project is currently in its
15th year and aims to work closely alongside the Young
People’s Service and other youth voice groups.
What does the Youth Cabinet do?
Our job is to represent young people's
interests, views and concerns at meetings and events with adults
and other young people, locally, nationally and even
internationally. As well as this, we work on projects which aim to
improve situations and solve problems that affect young people.
Examples of some of the work that the Youth
Cabinet has done include the 3-in-1 scheme, multiple awareness
films, annual school councils’ conference, promotion of the
eco-schools scheme, and many more…
Who can be on the Youth Cabinet?
Anyone between the ages of 11 and 19 can apply
to be on the Youth Cabinet during election periods. The Youth
Cabinet is for all young people with all different kinds of needs,
passions, and wants and aims to always be representative of all
Interested? The deadline for applications is
fast approaching, check out the elections page for more
information on how to run as a candidate.