Leading Youth Charities join forces to solve the biggest post pandemic barriers for young people

Leading social mobility charities Speakers for Schools, UK Youth and Young Enterprise have joined forces to solve the biggest post-pandemic barriers facing young people. They are launching Youth Card, a free app that places career preparing opportunities directly into the hands of young people across the UK.The app aggregates the three charities’ own services, including: Access to the UK Youth network (currently standing at over 7000 youth organisations, providing youth work, outdoor learning and skills development activities.) Young Enterprise’s financial and enterprise programmes to develop skills, confidence and enterprising mindsets…

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Leading youth charities unite against violence

The Prince’s Trust is uniting the youth sector against violence with the launch of an initiative promoting role models and free activities to young people at risk of violence this Summer. The Amplified initiative, bringing together youth organisations including the Scouts, UK Youth, Redthread and StreetDoctors, will share activities and safe spaces for young people, as well as insights and advice from those who have lived experience of violence.  Two-thirds of young people in the UK (66%) think having positive role models would help to reduce violent crime among young people,…

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