Hampshire’s First YEUK Young Professional: Jack Jennings

Jack Jennings, 20, an employee of retail display company The Display Centre is the first young person to have joined the YEUK Young Professional scheme. The scheme is run by Ambition member Youth Employment UK: an organisation that is dedicated to helping young people take ownership of their development. YEUK aims…

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Engaging Young Men Through Music

Engaging Young Men Through Music

YMCA North Tyneside has been running an incredible life-changing Diffusion music project through Ambition’s Youth Music funding. In this guest blog piece, programme leader Steve Williamson shares some of the great work that is being done at YStudio to engage young men from challenging backgrounds.

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The Entrepreneurial Spirit

The Entrepreneurial Spirit

By Terry Koutsios

In celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, fivesquids founder Terry Koutsios describes the ‘entrepreneurial spirit’ his organisation is hoping to inspire in young people through its partnership with Ambition. He explains that being enterprising means far more than running a business, it entails thinking outside the box and believing in your own ideas.

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Inter Faith Week 2013: Engaging young people in harder to reach communities

Inter Faith Week 2013: Engaging young people in harder to reach communities

By Neil Martin

Neil Martin is Chief Executive of the Jewish Lads’ and Girls’ Brigade, as well as a NCVYS Trustee and Chair of the Inter Faith Youth Trust. To mark Inter Faith Week, Neil provides some insight into how a better understanding of the needs and creation of faith and culturally sensitive youth provisions can be approached.

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Amy’s girls invited to perform at ‘Clubs Got Talent’ final

Amy’s girls invited to perform at ‘Clubs Got Talent’ final

By Amy Burns

In her final blog post of the series, Ambition’s Young Ambassador Amy Burns (aka A Me B) shares exciting news about the girls’ invitation to perform as guests at LABGC’s ‘Clubs Got Talent’ final. She describes the last-minute touches being made to their songs and how they’re preparing for the big night.

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