Change Ambassadors news article

Change Ambassadors

Describe the group in a single sentence!

A group that advocates for youth voice, are passionate about making positive change, tackling issues and barriers that young people may face within their local communities, nationally or politically.

Who is the group for?

All Young people, 18-25 years

When does it take place?

Wednesdays, every week 5.00-7.00pm. Varies between Contact Theatre, Online and 42nd Street.

How many people are in the group?

Up to 12 (currently 8)

What to expect from the group?  

You will work as part of team to create campaigns, activities, and tools to advocate for mental health. Have opportunities to influence through youth voice, events, training, research, public speaking, media. Evaluate 42nd street service delivery.

What else happens in the group?

Be a part of a peer support collective. Weekly opportunities newsletter. Shared social networks. Friendship. 42nd Street. Alumni status.

What do group members say about the group?

 ‘Being able to talk to like-minded people where we can have healthy discussions on pretty much anything has not only helped with my anxiety, but also enabled me to engage more with what I learn at university. I think CA's is the ideal place for people who have an interest in politics, social issues or just want to help people’ – CA 20 years old.

What are the routes in the group?

Use the Sign-Up button on this page. You'll then be invited for a Meet & Greet, usually online, where you can meet other YP in the group and staff. If you decide to join, you'll complete a group agreement and joining paperwork after the 3rd session.

If we end up with a waiting list, you'll be sent a monthly newsletter, via the Social Action Collective and can be contacted every 3 months to gauge ongoing interest and talk about opportunities if interested.

What have members gone on to do?

Work in schools as TA’s, local and national research opportunities, youth work training and qualifications, youth and community work volunteering, links to other groups within 42nd and externally.

Other links:

Instagram page

Meet our existing Change Ambassadors


A space for young people aged 13-25 to get together and explore different ways of expressing themselves, through movement.

18-24 This group is designed to help young people who have long standing difficulties with their feelings and relationships.

Jet 42 is a weekly peer support group for Black and mixed-Black-heritage young men aged 16-25 to explore and improve their mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Join the Creative Collective, a supportive group for 18-25 year olds to explore art and creativity in all its forms.

02 July 2021

We believe arts and creativity offer loads of benefits and can help support wellbeing as a way to reflect, express yourself and share your unique talent.

A range of training workshops are available for a variety of needs

A creative drop in session to meet the team, try out different art materials and techniques and get to know more about The Horsfall and what’s on.

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