Respect Equals Change (REC)

Respect Equals Change (REC) is a group of young people with disabilities who want to have a voice, influence change and make a difference.

Respect Equals Change (REC) is a group of young people with disabilities, looking to raise awareness about disabled young people like themselves. They aim to show that they are young people first, and their disability comes second.

The group is supported by Northumberland County Council's youth service. Please click here to find out more about Northumberland's youth service. 

Respect Equals Change has seven main purposes. These are:
  • make sure disabled young people have a say
  • raise awareness of other disabilities
  • create a positive image of disabled young people
  • be an advocate for disabled young people
  • work in local communities/key areas in Northumberland to gain respect
  • be taken seriously
  • build better relationships with schools
For further information about Respect Equals Change, please get in touch. If you are a young person with a disability and would like to become a member of REC, we would love to hear from you.

Please contact us through the Northumberland Youth Service:

Email: participation@northumberland.gov.uk 
Telephone: 01670 536400.