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Nick’s Story

Nick joined the YES project in February 2020 to improve his confidence and find support with attending job interviews.
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Mike’s Story

Mike had successfully completed his BTEC Level 3 in Photography prior to joining the YES Project. But after college, he was left confused with what to do next and found himself on universal credit. Whilst Mike kept himself busy with hobbies such as weekly games and arts clubs, he felt he wanted to try something new.
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Sharon’s Story

Before joining the YES Project, Sharon felt lost with what she wanted to do with her life and spent most of her time at home. She and her family had not long moved to the UK from Nigeria, and she didn’t know what was available to her.
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Covid-19 has affected young adult’s career prospects; we can help

The UK Government recently announced a new £2bn scheme to tackle youth unemployment in the wake of Covid-19, proving that young people are facing challenges. That’s why the news of the YES Project reopening for online referrals comes at a crucial time for the young people of Leicester.
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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Support Volunteers

Like most other organisations, Leicester City Council and Leicestershire County Council has been planning how to respond to COVID-19 – identifying critical services, planning to keep them open and thinking about the wider implications for residents and communities.
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COVID-19 Update

How the YES Project plans to move forward during the Covid-19 outbreak.
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Lynette’s Story

Lynette, a 24 year old young adult, was unemployed at the time of joining the YES Project, and had goals she wanted to achieve. Lynette felt that to achieve those goals, she needed some support to help her find employment.
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YES Project holds stakeholder event

In February 2020, we held our event, A New Direction; #ReRouting Futures. This event saw stakeholders from across the county, and from different organisations, including businesses, charities, local authority and Trusts, to a venue in the heart of Leicester.
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Hannah’s Story

Before joining the YES Project, 19-year old Hannah* had just successfully completed a traineeship at a leading course provider, but was looking for something to do next.
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