Ambition 2016, Supporting Young People’s Health, Wellbeing and Relationships

Ambition 2016 was a great success. The event was further confirmation to me of the growing feeling that as a sector we are readying ourselves to unite and to learn from each other’s experiences, face issues head on and celebrate progress.

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A call for your perspective on Brexit

The impact of the result nearly two weeks on is starting to materialise. As you will be well aware the prominent issues in the media include the most significant political upheaval in a generation, social divisions and economic uncertainty. So – what does that mean for us, the sector and the…

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Brexit – what does this mean for our members?

It has been interesting and a little surprising listening to the fallout from the Brexit vote both from an individual’s perspective but also (at the same time) trying to understand the ramifications for our sector and in particular our members. If we consider some of the commentary prior to the…

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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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A Sporting Chance: Representing Ambition at the Labour Party Conference

A Sporting Chance: Representing Ambition at the Labour Party Conference

By Paul Elliott CBE

Last week I was honoured to represent Ambition at its fringe event at the Labour Party Conference in Brighton. As Ambition’s Patron, one of my aims is to advocate the value that sport can bring to young people’s lives. I truly believe sport has the power to positively influence communities and participating at the event allowed me to champion a cause that is close to my heart.

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