young mayor

January 2020

July 2019

Croydon turns up the volume on youth voice

2021-08-20T15:37:46+01:00 July 10th, 2019|Recent news|

Plans to keep young people at the heart of local democracy and amplify youth voice in Croydon were given the go-ahead this week. Following the success of the borough’s first Young Mayor election last year – which saw 12,000 young people aged 11-18 head to the ballot boxes – the council has pledged to make the office permanent.

August 2018

Croydon’s Young Mayor’s Fund awards first grants

2018-08-23T13:28:33+01:00 August 23rd, 2018|Recent news|

Ambitious youngsters have won funding to make their ideas become reality after successfully pitching plans to benefit their community to Croydon’s Young Mayor and his panel. Young Mayor William Awomoyi, Deputy Young Mayor Shea Williams and their panel of youth cabinet members have awarded funding to three exciting new initiatives, developed by young people to benefit other young residents.

July 2018

Young Mayor’s Fund launches ‘Dragon’s Den’ pitching process

2021-08-20T15:41:47+01:00 July 12th, 2018|Recent news|

Young people in Croydon can apply to make their ideas and projects become reality by pitching to the new Young Mayor’s Fund panel, Dragon’s Den-style. Selected applicants will have the opportunity to present proposals that could benefit other young people in Croydon to the ‘dragons’ - Croydon Young Mayor William Awomoyi, his deputy Shea Williams and youth cabinet members.

March 2018

January 2018