WHAT IF YOUNG PEOPLE WERE NOT JUST SHOUTING INTO A BLACK HOLE?
Richard Freeman’s special guest this week is Amanda Chetwynd-Cowieson
By some definitions Amanda is a millennial, by others she is Gen Z – labels that have become meaningless – but she is certainly doing more than most to advocate for young people’s rights, autonomy and recognition.
Amanda is co-founder and director of For Our Futures Sake, a youth-led anti-Brexit campaign group that is currently advocating for a second referendum on leaving the EU.
Following a degree at Falmouth University, where she was a President of the Students’ Union, Amanda was elected to the board of both the National Union of Students and British Youth Council. In 2018, Amanda became Chair of the British Youth Council, therefore cementing her position as one of the most influential advocates for young people in the UK.
We spoke in September 2018 about activism and youth politics, leadership, risk and where Amanda’s decision-making comes from.
On the campaign trail
Amanda on Sky News
British Youth Council
Amanda on Twitter
People’s Vote Campaign
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