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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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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 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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The first YES Media course hailed a success

In December, a group of ten unemployed young people, aged 15-24 completed the YES Media course.
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Group of young people including YES Project participants on a work tour on Sytner BMW

World of work tour at BMW Sytner

On Thursday 24 November, we took a group of young people on a company tour of BMW Sytner to gain an insight into how a business operates.
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Participants attending the skills show at the NEC Birmingham

Youth leadership group attends national skills show

On Thursday 17 November the YES Youth Leadership Group went to the UK’s largest careers event The Skills Show at the NEC in Birmingham.
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New £1.94m project to change lives of young people

We’re pleased to announce that funding has been secured to launch a new project to support some of Leicester and Leicestershire’s most at risk young people.
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