The 99% Campaign is recruiting a group of 10 young people aged 15-25 to assist in the design and development of the 99% Campaign Magazine 2016! We are looking for young illustrators, graphic designers, photographers, aspiring bloggers to advocate passionately for youth issues.
About the 99% Campaign
The Employment Related Services Association is setting up the first ever UK Employability Day to celebrate the positive work and achievements of employment support services across the UK and their great work to transform jobseekers’ lives.
We are currently looking for an energetic Youth Worker/Trainer to work on various community engagement projects targeted to young people aged 13-25 years old from diverse backgrounds in the area of Southwark. (not exclusively).
Shortlisted from more than 700 projects, down to 12 in the London region, with your support we can receive up to £35,000 from the Natwest Skills and Opportunities Fund to deliver our “PROMYSE” – Promoting Youth Social Entrepreneurship project. PROMYSE will benefit hundreds of marginalized young people to become aspiring social entrepreneurs.
Submit your Vote here http://skillsandopportunitiesfund.natwest.com/vote/
An innovative community-led project that will boost the employability of hundreds of young Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic young carers in the borough of Southwark is announced today. The project titled “Young Carers Matter” is funded under the Communities Fund of the Department of Communities and Local Government and will be delivered by the IARS International Institute, a Southwark-based charity in partnership with Southwark Council.
The Erasmus+ UK National Agency has published a statement about the status of the Erasmus+ programme in the context of the triggering of Article 50, the process for beginning the UK’s exit from the European Union. The European Commission has confirmed that during negotiations under Article 50, European Union treaties and law continue to apply to the UK, and this applies to projects financed through Erasmus+.
If you are currently taking part in a project or applying for funding to the Erasmus+ programme in the UK, please continue with your plans as usual.
The Power of Peaceful Protest
On the 18th March 1922, British magistrates in India sentenced Gandhi to six years’ imprisonment for ‘civil disobedience’. But locking up Gandhi did not silence him. If anything being imprisoned amplified his message.
Erasmus+ has awarded the IARS International Institute with the €1,482,664 worth “Youth Empowerment and Innovation Project (YEIP)" to design and pilot a positive policy prevention model for tackling and preventing marginalisation and violent radicalisation among young people in Europe. The project officially started on 28 February and will be run in partnership with 20 organisations across Europe including 4 national ministries, several regional public authorities, universities, and NGOs’ in 7 partner countries including the UK, Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Portugal, Poland, Sweden and Romania.