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Child Friendly Leeds is about making a difference to the lives of children and young people, but it can also make a difference to you.​

By joining the hundreds of others who are already supporting Child Friendly Leeds you’ll access benefits that keep growing and changing lives.​

We believe that if we invest in supporting children, young people and their families now, we will see immediate and longer-term social and economic benefits for the whole city. While we're proud of our progress, we know there is always more to do. We invite you to play your part and make a real difference to children, young people and their families in the city.​​​



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Be part of the network

By supporting Child Friendly Leeds you become part of a citywide network including hundreds of organisations and individuals from across different sectors.  Child friendly Leeds creates a variety of opportunities to link with others, raise your profile and gain recognition for the work you are doing. 

 

 

Events and workshopsEvents and workshops<div class="ExternalClassC10724F8E2B74D5CB99DD25C5166D90A equal-item"><p>​We organise ambassador<br><br><strong class="lead">events and workshops</strong><br>hosted by partners around the city, leading to new relationships and collaborations which benefit the lives of children in Leeds. Excellent PR for your CSR to be linked to an initiative that is so highly regarded and looked to as an inspiration both nationally and internationally.​​<br></p></div> ​<br><br>https://www.leeds.gov.uk/childfriendlyleeds/Lists/ambassadors/DispForm.aspx?ID=27two content border
Celebrate and recogniseCelebrate and recognise<div class="ExternalClassC7CE64929D9F4CAE8980D8E2C89C49CC equal-item"><p>We celebrate and<br><br><strong class="lead">recognise</strong><br>the contributions of our ambassadors through our CFL Awards, which is planned and delivered by young people. We receive hundreds of nominations organisations and businesses have the opportunity to sponsor the awards, sit on the judging panels and are often shortlisted and receive awards. We have over 25k followers on social media and every day we champion and promote the work of our ambassadors.<br></p></div> ​<br><br>https://www.leeds.gov.uk/childfriendlyleeds/Pages/Child-friendly-Leeds-awards.aspx, CFL awardstwo contentLink border
OpportunitiesOpportunities<div class="ExternalClassC86573DF76E24C10A543C5B51E5C30F5 equal-item"><p>We signpost you to<br><br><strong class="lead">opportunities</strong><br>to get involved or volunteer - connecting you with people in other areas of the council or other ambassadors that may be able to assist you and support you. Why not get involved in and make a real difference to children, young people and families in the city.<br></p></div> ​<br>https://www.leeds.gov.uk/childfriendlyleeds/Lists/ambassadors/DispForm.aspx?ID=26two content border


A brand with local, national and international recognition

Supporting Child Friendly Leeds brings association with an initiative that has a positive reputation and can demonstrate a difference on a local, national and international stage. We’re always looking for new opportunities to do even better for children and young people in Leeds and beyond.

 

 

CFL repsCFL reps<div class="ExternalClass5AB84C3C36324B2298740CC3F5917A2E equal-item"><p> <strong class="lead">Over 80</strong><br>towns and cities across the country have sent representatives to Leeds to learn about the child friendly Leeds initiative and the work happening within it.​ Leeds is now working with other cities to help them create more child-centred services through the Leeds Relational Practice Centre.<br></p>​​</div>https://leedsrpc.org.uk/, Leeds RPCtwo contentLink border
HRHHRH<div class="ExternalClass0FB692280E5349C18E3A758218F1E50E equal-item"><p> <strong class="lead">​HRH King Charles III</strong><br>visited Leeds to recognise the work of CFL and to unveil a plaque celebrating ten years of Child Friendly Leeds.<br></p> ​​<br></div>https://childfriendlyleeds.wordpress.com/2022/12/06/king-charles-visits-child-friendly-leeds/, King Charles III visits Leedstwo contentLink border
OfstedOfsted<div class="ExternalClass803E90D96EDE497493C828A80A7CAA73 equal-item"><p> <strong class="lead">Ofsted</strong><br>cited Child Friendly Leeds as a key factor in Leeds being the only major city in the country recognised for ‘outstanding’ children’s services leadership.<br></p></div>https://news.leeds.gov.uk/news/praise-for-leeds-city-council-staff-and-partners-as-ofsted-rates-childrens-services-outstanding-again, 'Outstanding’ again!two contentLink border