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YES Young Person of the Year Awards 2017

Ten young people overcoming obstacles to employment have been named as winners at Leicestershire’s first YES Young Person of the Year Awards.
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Ben’s future is bright after receiving specialist support

Ben was referred by the YES Project to The Bridge for specialist support as he has autism and suffers with anxiety and depression.
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Keyworker Ebrahim talking to YES Project participants

Farzana felt supported throughout her journey to employment

After graduating from University, Farzana felt lost; she did not know what direction she wanted her life to go and the university was not providing any support.
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Demetrius paints a logo on the community project at Eyres Monsell

Demetrius got his confidence back and is pursuing a career in youth work

Demetrius had been out of work for 6 months since losing his job at British Gas
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Supporting Gerard to get a job

In October 2016, Gerard approached YES Project partners Flying Fish for help after his brother advised him of upcoming vacancies at a local fencing firm.
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Group of participants completing a community project and their tutor pose for a photo

A job well done by the YES Team

On Friday 24 February, the YES Team completed their community project at Eyres Monsell Community Centre.
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Support worker and young person

New mentoring support service for young people

Kickstart mentoring offers young people accessing the YES Project a mentor who will meet with them once a week for an hour over a minimum of 6 months.
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Dear Employer, a film voicing the views of local unemployed young people

It’s the age-old paradigm of you need a job to get experience; you need experience to get a job.
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YES Participants pose for photo at YES Team programme award presentation

YES Team Loughborough Awards Ceremony

On 14 December, the YES Team Programme, Loughborough hosted an awards ceremony to celebrate the achievements of ten young people that completed the programme.
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