Blog: Supporting young people into employment in hospitality

This blog was written for the Sustainable Restaurant Association and  first appeared on Food Made Good blog site.

Blog: The Environment Now – young people using technology to save our planet

Lily Freeston on launching the first innovative new projects from The Environment Now.

Youth work support for financial capability – let us know your views!

The Money Advice Service (MAS) recently announced investment in over 50 programmes that will build evidence of what works to improve financial capability, including among the young.  Research has shown that advice and support is particularly important at key moments of transition in people’s lives. 

Blog from a youth worker: why is youth work excluded from the mental health debate?

A few thoughts from a new youth worker about the recent announcement from the government on young people’s mental health by Korina Tsioni

Blog: Youth workers can ease the pressure on CAMHS

The Prime Minister’s landmark speech on mental health, pledging to tackle both poor provision and the stigma surrounding it, is a watershed moment for an issue which is as destructive as it is overlooked.

Blog: Jon Boagey on financial skills for young people

NYA has been involved in financial capability programmes for over a decade now.  We believe these programmes can make a real difference to young people’s lives but we need to be realistic about what they can achieve. 

YWW Guest blog: Emma Revie on youth work and social mobility

‘At the moment, opportunity is too often the preserve of the wealthy or a quirk of circumstance… Those with the right connections and contacts can get on, while those who have none simply cannot.’ Teresa May’s speech on social mobility Sept 2016

YWW Guest blog: Anna Smee on celebrating great youth work

It’s time to celebrate Anyone who has the opportunity to see youth work in action knows the vital and vibrant service it provides young people, local communities and our society as whole.

Blog: Michael Bracey, NYA chair, on why I support youth work

This is my story; I grew up in Bristol during the 1980s, coming from what would now be described as a ‘white working class family’ with limited life chances that were compounded by attending a failing secondary school.

YWW guest blog: O2’s Kerry North on Fair Chances – is tech the answer?

I’m lucky enough to lead O2’s programmes to support young people reach their potential.  And as you can imagine from a company at the heart of the digital movement, tech plays an important role.