Young voices @ Paisley YMCA AGM 2021

The highlight of our most recent AGM was without a doubt, hearing from our young people about their experiences of Paisley YMCA over this past year. In this short film, we hear conversations about what they love about Paisley YMCA, the challenges of online youth clubs and the importance of friendship and connection. Enjoy!

Renfrewshire Youth Academies Now Underway

The Renfrewshire Youth Work Network has organised youth work delivery into four Academies and the first one, the Culture Academy, led by our local partner Create Paisley, is now underway There are four Academies:• the Culture Academy (led by Create Paisley);• the Digital Academy (led by Paisley YMCA),• the Outdoor Academy (led by Renfrew YMCA); … Continue reading Renfrewshire Youth Academies Now Underway

Closing the Digital Divide with Raspberry Pi

Some of the young people we support have been highlighted by the Raspberry Pi Foundation in a recent blog post and an article in their MagPi magazine. In correspondence, a programme manager at the Raspberry Pi Foundation observed that “we consider Paisley YMCA to be a fantastic example of a youth organization that already excels at … Continue reading Closing the Digital Divide with Raspberry Pi

Meet and Code Awards

Well, we weren’t awarded first prize in the Community Category of the Meet and Code Awards (that went to the fantastic DENSA Coop Soc project in Italy) but we’re still proud that our ‘Five Days of Code’ event, delivered in October 2020, reached the Awards finals as the only UK finalist. Meet and Code helps … Continue reading Meet and Code Awards


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