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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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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New school year, new opportunities

New school year, new opportunities

By Helen Marshall

Now that the summer holidays have ended and another new school year has started, it’s important to recognise that not every child successfully develops within the traditional parameters of the education system. At Ambition, we’re keen to improve links between youth clubs, their programmes and schools so that young people can take advantage of opportunities that may not otherwise be readily available.

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Spotlight on…social action at Berkshire Youth

Spotlight on…social action at Berkshire Youth

By Richard Jennings

At a time when funding cuts are threatening local youth services, Ambition member Berkshire Youth wanted to provide young volunteers with leadership training to develop their skills and help establish a sustainable social action cycle.

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