The reason we do Brum Youth Trends is to put the thoughts of young people into the hands of power, so that they can be held accountable. This year - so we can keep up our end of the bargain - we have recorded all of the pledges which have been made in response to the report. Here are a few of them.
pledges to engage young people in shaping curriculums and to do more projects to engage young people.
Director for Young People - GBSLEP Board
pledges to provide cheaper and better transport, more housing - 200,000 homes by 2050 - and establish a youth combined authority in the Midlands.
Mayor - West Midlands Combined Authority
pledges to work towards youth governors, to work on more professional careers advice to parents and young people.
Chair - Walsall Governors Association
pledges to work with you to take down barriers to opportunities, identify weak points in the current system or create an alternative systems.
International Affairs Manager of Urban Poverty - Birmingham City Council
Anonymous BYT Attendee
As a young person taking her 1st steps into a career, I pledge to be braver and to put myself in front of those who can mentor and guide me to be more confident and assured moving forward. I am impressive and have a lot to offer. I just need to speak up!
pledges to help young people who are suffering with mental health problems, through motivational speaking and other activity.