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Posted on: 4 December 2017

New Members of the Youth Commission for Hampshire and IOW

Year 10 students, Sarah Arnold and Vicky Kendall Weiss, have successfully been interviewed and accepted as members of the Youth Commission for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

They were up against at least 50 applicants aged 14-25, and of the 20 selected, they are the youngest members.

They will meet monthly around Hampshire, focusing on 4 key issues: cyber bullying, mental health, hate crime and unhealthy relationships, and the first meeting is on 9 December where they will meet the Police & Crime Commissioner for Hampshire.

Sarah said, “I am very excited to be selected and can’t wait to start work with the rest of the Youth Commission on these key initatives.”

Vicky added, “I am happy to be pary of something where I have a voice and can share my ideas.”