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YES Award Winners 2019

The YES Project Awards celebrates the achievements of its young participants
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Ricky with his YES Project certificate

I felt supported and not judged

Ricky joined the YES Project as he was struggling to find work due to low confidence and lack of motivation. In just 9 weeks he got a job.
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Hayley receiving her YES Project certificate

Hayley’s YES Project journey to employment

In just over a year Hayley has transformed her life with support from the YES Project.
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YES Project participants looking at MacBook

69 young people have now got jobs

Since the YES Project launched 18 months ago it has helped 69 young people that were the furthest from the job market into employment and 38 into further education.
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Andrew gains happiness through YES Project support

Before joining the YES Project, Andrew, aged 23, was unemployed and unhappy.
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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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