Ahead of the local and European elections, STAND News reporter Orla Keaveney looks at how young people can influence politics. She talked to Jayson Pope and Niamh Scully, Youth Advisory Panel Members from the National LGBTI+ Youth Strategy, who shared their experience in engaging the youth around referendums and elections.

The National LGBTI+ Youth Strategy aims at making younger voices heard in politics. They believe that by using surveys and encouraging youth to use their voice, they can influence policies and bring about change that young Irish people want to see.

 

 

 

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Video courtesy of Orla Keaveney

 

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