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CAREERRADAR LAUNCHES NEW RELEASE FOCUSED ON JOBS

CareerRadar uses academic research and AI to help young people select their perfect career based on their personality, interests, and education. The videos and research material provide a detailed picture of working in over 1,000 careers – both today and in the future.

The latest release includes a job search facility that aggregates all the published vacancies in the UK into a single list – saving time visiting multiple job sites and missing opportunities.

CareerRadar, https://careerradar.org, is free and available in the Apple and Android app stores.

I AM ME FOUNDER FEATURES ON LATEST FREEDOM OF THOUGHT EPISODE 

We are so excited to share the link for our founder, Claire's, chat with Hollyoaks actor and mental health advocate, Ashley Taylor Dawson and Resilience Coach, Josh Connolly for their latest episode, Freedom of Thought.

In this episode Claire, Ash and Josh talk all things i am me, growing up in today’s fast paced world, their own encounters with mental health and why it’s so important for all young people to have access to free tools and support to allow them to take a proactive approach to positive mental health.

We’d love it and be so grateful if you could take a few minutes to give it a listen...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkUkk0WMrqg&feature=youtu.be 

I AM ME SUPPORTS 'MUSIC WITH MEANING' CAMPAIGN

i am me is raising awareness of the 'Music with Meaning' campaign from Music for Mental Wealth. The aim of the campaign is to empower musicians to share their stories and encourage open conversations around mental health.

Check out the latest video...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7CM035hEtc 

Music can be a great way to understand and express your feelings, but if it's a career you're passionate about pursuing, it can be full of highs and lows.

Music for Mental Wealth equips people with the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to successfully navigate those career highs and lows and make healthy choices that support happier lives.

If you're interested in finding out more, visit musicformentalwealth.com

KICK THE BOREDOM WITH YUAF

i am me supporters, YUAF, who help young people go places through music & mental wellbeing, have launched a series of FREE creative online workshops.

 

All aimed at kicking the boredom while in lockdown, the sessions range from rap, art, DJ skills and wellbeing.

Why be bored when you can sign up and join in!

Find our more: https://linktr.ee/yuaf 
 

NEW SEARCH FUNCTION ON THE APP FOR COVID-19 ARTICLES

Now more than ever, we need to support ourselves and invest some time in taking a proactive approach towards our mental health.

We’ve now made it even easier for you to find the articles in particular that will support you at the moment.

All you need to do is search ‘Covid-19’ in the search function, in the articles section on the app and a whole host of articles will appear.

GLOBAL YOUTH AWARDS 2020

We are delighted to share details of The Global Youth Awards 2020! 

If you know a young person aged between 11- 25 doing something amazing in the world, then nominate them today! 

There are four categories;

  • Environment

  • Education

  • Empowerment

  • Creativity

 

Judges are looking for: 

  • Leadership -demonstration of leadership

  • Innovation- most imaginative project

  • Change- most impactful project

It's free and simple to enter: 

https://www.roundtable.global/global-youth-awards-2020 

INFLUENTIAL MEMBERS OF THE FASHION INDUSTRY JOIN T-SHIRT DESIGN JUDGING PANEL

We are super excited to announce our panel of judges for the i am me t-shirt design competition. 

We are so grateful to Maria, Marie, Alex and Jasmine for supporting i am me and the competition. Thank you! 

SLG BRANDS DONATES PRIZE FOR T-SHIRT COMPETITION

We’re very excited to announce that as part of our t-shirt design competition, the winner will not only see their design on the back of the official i am me t shirts, but they will also receive this wonderful Fearne Cotton Happy Place hamper of goodies! 

Fearne Cotton’s Happy Place collection; ‘Calm, Energise and Sleep’ is based around the things in life she usually needs help with. A big thank you for the donation of this prize to SLG Brands who created the Happy Place brand with Fearne! ⁣

MUSIC WITH MEANING LAUNCH ONLINE MUSIC FESTIVAL CELEBRATING WELLBEING

In association with world suicide prevention day, music with meaning is hosting an online music festival celebrating mental wellbeing. 

Taking place on the 10th September 7-9pm, the festival features a diverse line-up of musicians and speakers sharing exclusive personal stories about their love of music.

Get involved... https://www.facebook.com/events/s/music-with-meaning-hosted-by-k/639368206947462/?ti=icl 

A BUSY FEW WEEKS FOR THE I AM ME TEAM...

A busy few weeks doing what we love here at i am me... collaborating with like minded individuals who share our passion for supporting the future of young people, finding new ways to help them to become active and engaged in their own future.

 

We hope to share more details soon, but if you're interested in hearing more about the work we're doing to support young people, drop us a message: hello@iammeapp.com

COMMITTEE MEMBERS SHAPE I AM ME APP

The i am me app has had a bit of a makeover and we’re so excited that the updates are now live!

 

Young people really are at the heart of everything we do, and we’re determined to keep the i am me initiative young person led. That’s why we asked our committee members for their feedback and ideas.

 

From creating a new homepage and a space for your messages, to adding a wall of inspiration, they told us what they wanted to see on the app, and we’ve made those changes. A big thank you to every young person that gave us feedback and continue to shape the initiative for all young people now and in the future.

 

We’d love to hear your thoughts too, so check out the app now by downloading it on the App Store / Google Play for free! Just search ‘i am me’.

 

The app is being used by many schools, colleges, universities and organisations to support the wellbeing of its young people and young talent. This free resource is needed more than ever at the moment.

 

So it you’d like to find out more, work with us, set up a committee, or support us so we can continue our work in educating, enabling and empowering young people to take a proactive approach to mental health, then we’d love to hear from you: hello@iammeapp.com.

JUDGES PICK T-SHIRT DESIGN WINNER!

We’re so excited that our judges for the t-shirt design competition have today chosen a winner!! Congratulations to Becca who is age 14.⁣ 

⁣The judges loved Becca’s take on the brief and thought her design was powerful, hopeful and demonstrated growth and life, whilst also shining a light on the challenges young people face.

 

Becca’s design will soon feature on the official i am me t-shirts and we can’t wait to share these with you all soon!⁣

T-SHIRT DESIGN COMPETITION NOW CLOSED!

The i am me t-shirt design competition is now closed! 

A big THANK YOU to those that entered. We received over 100 entries from across the UK and even as far reaching as U.S., Israel and Germany. We have been delighted to see so many fantastic entries, with a lot of thought and care going into every single entry. The reasoning behind all of the artwork has been inspiring to read and will continue to help us shape i am me going forward.

 

Keep an eye out on our Instagram for our next announcement where we'll be announcing who's been shortlisted...

Watch this space!

T-SHIRT DESIGN COMPETITION IS NOW OPEN!

We want you to create an eye-catching design for the back of the i am me official t-shirts. The winner will be chosen by an expert judging panel from the fashion industry and will win a Fearne Cotton Happy Place hamper of goodies! 

Find out more > 

I AM ME FEATURES ON CHELTENHAM WELLBEING FESTIVAL PODCAST.

We are incredibly excited that the second episode of Cheltenham Wellbeing Festival podcast, 'Live Life Well', features our founder Claire, which is now live!

Give it a listen >

"THIS APP IS LIFE CHANGING"

This recent quote from a young person sums up why we do what we do! ❤️⁣

Many of you may not realise the i am me team do what they do in their spare time, along side full time jobs because we all share the same passion.⁣

We’re determined to spread the i am me message and app, so all young people can feel educated and empowered to take a preventative approach to their mental health.⁣

If you’re a business, get in touch to discuss how you can become part of a national movement that supports the next generation of talent...  hello@iammeapp.com⁣

We'd love to hear from you. 

Give us a call: 07494252778

Pop in: Formal House, 60 St George's Place, Cheltenham, GL50 3PN

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