The Western Assembly of Youth (W.A.Y.) is part of the Suffolk Assembly of Youth. It is the West Suffolk young people’s platform created to give a voice to West Suffolk young people. W.A.Y. is for youth, with youth and by youth!
W.A.Y. covers Bury St Edmunds, Haverhill, Mildenhall, Brandon and Newmarket and is intended to enable young people to work together and tackle issues that have an impact on young lives in their communities.
All members can have their say on the topics that matter to them locally, creating a mechanism to work alongside elected members and be part of the discussion. W.A.Y. gives young people the opportunity to attend and take ideas to meetings and come together and unite as One Voice to make change happen.
W.A.Y. has a connection to the UKYP (UK Youth Parliament) and aims to support the movement for young people to have a voice.
W.A.Y. believes in the words of Barack Obama, “Yes we can!”
Yes, we can have a voice, yes, we can stand up and make a difference and yes, we can bring change!