Nick Thomas-Symonds MP, Shadow Minister for Employment, today visited William Ellis School in Camden to hear how young people are giving a year of service to support pupils as mentors, tutors and role models and are gaining employability skills at the same time.… Read more ›
The House of Lords Select Committee on Social Mobility has published a report entitled ‘Overlooked and left behind: improving the transition from school to work for the majority of young people’… Read more ›
Pupils from our partner schools in London, Birmingham and Greater Manchester, recently took to the stage to perform in the annual City Year’s Got Talent grand final, held across all of the three cities.
Yesterday, 3rd March, City Year UK was honoured to be one of the charities introduced to The Queen at a special visit to Lister Community School in east London. The event was held to celebrate the work of youth charities supported by The Queen’s Trust, which exists to enable and encourage young people to help others.… Read more ›
On 23rd February, Lord Blunkett hosted an event at the House of Lords to explore how the UK could replicate countries such as the US, Germany and France by creating legal recognition for a year of voluntary service, building on the foundations laid by National Citizen Service.… Read more ›
On Thursday 14th January, the City Mayor of Salford, Ian Stewart, and Councillor Jane Hamilton visited Summerville Primary School to see how City Year UK is challenging young people to make a difference to pupils’ lives and their own. … Read more ›
Thanks to the generosity of local shops, young volunteers with City Year Greater Manchester have turned money donated by the charity’s staff from their Christmas activity fund into over £100 worth of items for homeless charity Mustard Tree. In an Apprentice-style challenge, they were given two hours to negotiate as many essentials for those living on the streets, in hostels or temporary accommodation, as they could. Stall holders in the Northern Quarter, Market Street and Oldham Street got behind the initiative, contributing everything from blankets, scarves and socks to camping mats.