North East Youth Network

North East Youth Network

The North East Youth Network is a youth-led project facilitated by the Regional Youth Work Unit, that brings together young people to act on shared issues.

They designed a programme of pre-employment training, 'Reducing the Skills Gap', to address the issue of youth unemployment.  The evaluation showcases the expereince of young people who took part:

Reducing-the-Skills-Gap-Evaluation.pdf

 

Employers

Work has to be a better route out of poverty. Most poor children have a working parent.

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Schools

Poverty leads to poor attainment.  Poor attainment leads to poverty.

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Local Authorities

Councils have a duty to address child poverty through their services, jobs and contracts.

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Everyone

Everyone can help to tackle child poverty. Every contribution matters.

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