30th November 2016
The first article in this month’s newsletter presents the story of De’Niro Murray, an adult volunteer cadet Instructor for the London Fire Brigade Fire Cadets, who joined when he was 17. De’Niro spoke at the House of Commons during a parliamentary reception for Anti-Bullying Week (14-18th November), hosted by the Anti-Bullying Alliance. De’Niro is not only an inspirational young leader, but also an example of the positive impact our member organisations can have on young people.
15th November 2016
An important UK-wide study has found that joining the Scouts or Girlguiding in childhood has a lasting effect on mental health in later years, as data drawn from the National Child Development Study highlights the positive role played by these uniformed youth organisations in the lives of children. Read more about this important correlation here.