Young people are gearing up to bake, run, raise funds and celebrate their contribution to Salford for this year's Youth Day celebrations.
Every year the city of Salford takes part in International Youth Day on 11th August which recognises all the positive things that young people all across the world bring to their communities. This year, a staggering 21 events have been organised by young people for young people and their communities.
Councillor Lisa Stone, lead member for children's and young people's services said, “Every year we make a film about some of our most inspiring young people. This year we will hear the amazing stories of a teenage asylum seeker, fundraiser and
“Alongside that, we have a wealth of events from a day for families organised by young people with disabilities, to barbeques, picnics and events to raise contributions for local food banks. Young people will be showing off all they have done with youth groups, their artwork and even their baking skills to make the day fun for other people.
“I’m so proud of all the positive things our young people in Salford do for others and I wish them every success for Youth Day 2017.”