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We’re working to bring everyone together to make Leeds a child friendly city—a place where children are valued, supported, enjoy growing up, and look forward to a bright future. Find out more by clicking on the buttons above, or contact us at childfriendlyleeds@leeds.gov.uk / 0113 247 4819

You can get involved with Leeds' ambition to be a child friendly city!
 
Could you play your part? Are you or your organisation already doing great work for children and young people? Would you like to get involved and help spread the word?

If you think you may want to sign up as an ambassador, or lend the support of your organisation to the campaign, we’d love to hear from you and help to share your work more widely. Just get in touch on childfriendlyleeds@leeds.gov.uk to find out more and talk to us about how you can be involved.  You can also make a pledge using the box on the left to start the conversation.
 
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Child friendly Leeds ambassadors

Did you know that there are over 300 businesses and organisations who have joined our campaign to make Leeds a child friendly city and signed up to be child friendly Leeds ambassador?  We are always looking for new child friendly Leeds ambassadors – you might be working for a business, a charity or other third sector organisation, or simply be someone who wants to help make a difference for children and young people in Leeds. Why not come along to our next ambassadors meeting to find out more? 

The next child friendly Leeds ambassadors meeting is on the issue of domestic abuse and will take place on Wednesday 10 December. We have limited places but if you’d like to attend, please e-mail childfriendlyleeds@leeds.gov.uk or can call 0113 247 4819/224 3966 to reserve a place. It will also be an opportunity to meet other child friendly Leeds ambassadors who are already involved with the initiative and representatives from the voluntary sector.  
 
Child friendly Leeds film
 
Watch a 2 minute clip of our animated film by children and young people, created by Studio 12 through workshops with Leeds children and young people, working with local young poet, Ma Maposa, and kindly sponsored by British Gas.  We hope it inspires you to get involved and play your part, and to share it with others!
 
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We've over 4,000 followers on Twitter thanks to you!  Say hello, and let us know about great news or opportunities for children, young people and families in Leeds - just tweet us @child_Leeds or use #child_Leeds.
 

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Have you seen our beautiful blog?  You'll find previews of eventsguest posts from ambassadorsread about fostering, to more about MyMapLeeds. It's where you can read more about what's going on to make Leeds a child friendly place, hear from young people, volunteers and organisations, and much more.
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