Young people from local schools, the Leicester Apex Project,
Friday Verve Group and Girls Breakout have all contributed
to the new site.
to give young people a platform to gather information about,
and debate, subjects such as multiculturalism, young women's
safety, disability, drinking and drug taking.
digital art and online messaging, the site offers young people
in Leicestershire and Rutland a way of learning more about
subjects which may be classed as taboo by others in their
Youthweb is aimed at young people and policy makers who make
decisions about issues which matter to young people in the
area. "We're the Internet generation; through Youthweb
we're using the web to challenge stereotypes and show positive
role models. The great thing about the Internet is it's so
accessible, especially to our peers," says, Jasprit,
a participant in the project.
To promote the project, participants designed and produced
postcards which represented the idea of the site. For a gallery
of the postcard artwork, click on the banner above or below.