Show your passion for where you live
This campaign highlights that young people care about the importance of their community and want to take steps to improve it and celebrate it.
69% of Young people want to volunteer within their local communities, and quite often have diverse ways of thinking through their interests, backgrounds and friendship groups. The variety of symbols we find in communities will be a reflection on what community means to us. It is also an opportunity for us to embrace our heritage as well as payingattending to surrent issues happening in our local areas.
Support the campaign on Social Media
Post a symbol of your community and explain what it mans to you.
Community symbols might fall into the following categories:
Use the hashtag #MyHomeMyCommunity and tagging Groundwork Youth:
On Twitter: @GroundworkYouth
On Facebook: @GroundworkYouth
On Snapchat: noplanetbee
In addition, members of our Youth Network will doing street art activities, recreating their community symbols and asking the wider communtiy and passers-by to comment.
If you would like to lead a street art activity - download the My Community Campaign Resources here
7 young ambassaors will also be attending the Chelsea Flower Show to share their view of environmental social action - you can get invovled by submitting your question around community green action on social media and we'll do our best to source the answers for you!
We'll finish off this campaign by sharing our top tips for getting started with community aciton - why not start by joining our Youth Network?