Category: News

New Wheels For MYZ

NEW WHEELS FOR MYZ Last month we were blown away with a donation of a brand new mini bus from our incredible supporters CarFinance 247! Throughout the pandemic, we have noticed a considerable decrease in young peoples physical health and over the past year we have been doing lots of outdoor activities from walks to… Read more »

A Brighter Sound

A Brighter Sound Over the past few months, we have been working with Brighter Sound, a creative music project who develop the music creators, leaders and industry professionals of the future. Initially starting out as a ‘drop-in’ style music activity across our sessions, they recently completed a 5 week workshop, developing performance pieces and culminating… Read more »

What’s Cooking MYZ?

WOWOWOW – events are back at MYZ! After 18 long months of restrictions and zoom calls, we were delighted to be able to properly reopen our doors to the people who make it possible for us to do what we do. Susan, one of the young volunteers of the evening said “I have two homes,… Read more »

A Bloomin’ Awesome Day!

a bloomin’ awesome day! As part of Sustainability Week, we were joined by an incredible team of sustainable warriors from KeolisAmey Metrolink! From drab, to fab – they completely transformed our allotment area donating not just their time but also a huge array of seeds, flowers, herbs, fruit and veg to be planted.  Along with… Read more »

Goodbye from Richard

Goodbye from richard “After nearly 7 years, this week marks my last as CEO of Manchester Youth Zone before I hand over the reins. Throughout that time, I have seen; MYZ become embraced by the city and communities it serves, commitment I could never have imagined, and recognition of our work that I can’t even… Read more »

“I can’t believe I was having a joke with the CEO of CarFinance”

“I can’t believe I was having a joke with the CEO of CarFinance” … That’s just one of the quotes to come out of the incredible sessions held this week! Let us start at the beginning, what is a ‘Business Shower’ we hear you ask? After spending weeks with our Careers and Enterprise team developing… Read more »

Radequal – Challenging Extremism in our Community

MYZ and our partners –  Nurturing Foundations, Mad Theatre, and New Testament Church Of God – have been working together on the RADEQUAL project. RADEQUAL is aimed at getting into communities and neighbourhoods early, having honest and often difficult conversations and working together to address and prevent some of the factors that could lead individuals… Read more »

4229 down … 0 to go!

4229 down… 0 to go! What an action packed few weeks we’ve had at MYZ!  In the run up to the Easter Holidays (which are now in full swing with lots of happy faces activities both inside and outside the building!), we were working with organisations across Manchester to pack and deliver a total of… Read more »

Careers & Enterprise Activities for International Women’s Day

International Women's Day

Manchester Youth Zone’s Careers & Enterprise Hub held a series of events for young people to celebrate International Women’s Day and help young people access Careers support they were not able to receive during Lockdown.  Usually, we would be running these Careers events at schools, but Lockdown made that difficult in the last year. For… Read more »

Manchester Youth Zone Members Fight Period Poverty

MYZ PERIOD POVERTY MANCHESTER YOUTH ZONE MEMBERS BATTLE PERIOD POVERTY As a children’s charity, Manchester Youth Zone is passionate about giving young people a voice and a platform to get involved in social action and make a stand for what they believe in. Throughout the pandemic, our Girls Group have been discussing a host of… Read more »