Young Catalysts

Young Catalysts said:
“We come together to celebrate and advocate for Storyhouse, and suggest changes that will benefit everyone. Our thoughts and ideas are heard at board level and our chair is a Young Trustee”
Jack Howard (22) Young Trustee said “We are a voice for young people in the local community to push Storyhouse to be even better than it is”.

Young Catalysts is a group made up of two members of each Young Storyhouse group. They make sure that Storyhouse puts young people at the heart of the work and that the voice of young people is represented in decisions. Young Catalysts is a great opportunity for young people to contribute giving insight, advice, ideas, feedback and support for other young people.

Their responsibilities include:

Take part in consultations to influence decision-making. 
Attend meetings and events to promote the voice of young people.
Plan and run campaigns and events to give young people a voice.
Review our performance and constructively challenge areas for improvement.
Make decisions on any branding related to Young Storyhouse.
Being part of the interview panel for Young Storyhouse roles.
Having input into any social opportunities for all young people to come together including leading on the activity and communication.
Being a peer mentor.

Young Catalysts particular focuses in 2022 are:

Access and Inclusion
Sustainability – here’s an article they have written on Storyhouse’s Bees!