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Amy Longland

Amy is the Programme and Partnerships Lead at My Life My Say, the national, non-partisan, youth-led movement on a mission to secure a better Brexit for young people and to evolve relationships between young people and decision-makers. She is recent MSc graduate in International Relations and Global Issues at the University of Nottingham. She was heavily involved in campaigning surrounding the EU referendum. She founded and developed a student campaign group at the university which was ultimately the most successful Students for Europe group in the UK. Through which, she appeared in televised debates, featured in multiple news articles, and featured in campaign videos and leaflets of both the national Students for Europe campaign and StrongerIn national campaign.

Alongside her role at MLMS, Amy also now runs the national Students for Europe campaign. Now entitled Youth for Europe, her role includes coordinating 70 student groups from across the UK in campaigns that focus on mitigating the effects of the UK’s departure from the EU on the lives of students and young people. She is also the Vice-Coordinator of The European Society UK (TESUK), an organisation that provides support for a variety of university-based groups across the country to spread the word about Europe and the European Union. TES UK runs a variety of different projects that aim to facilitate education and engagement regarding Europe among young people, such as ‘Café Europe’ and ‘Europe at Schools.’ She has since been asked to speak on several panels and at multiple conferences about her campaign experiences and referendum journey. She has been awarded the ‘Political Contribution Award 2016’ by Parliamentors, and the ‘Student Experience Award’ by the University of Nottingham Students Union. 

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Youth Organisations Come Together to Demand A Better Brexit For Young People

On the same day that the Supreme Court ruled an Act of Parliament is required to trigger Article 50, over 20 youth organisations from across the UK came together at Parliament - all united in working together to demand a better Brexit for young people.

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