Creating fair opportunities for disadvantaged young people

Youth Ambassador Chair, Patrick Cantellow welcomed our attendees to our Symposium Session exploring disadvantaged young people, the sixth session of our week long Symposium series. 

Patrick was joined by Ashley McCaul, CEO, Think Forward; Sam Windett, Director of Policy, Impetus, Sharon Blyfield,  Coca Cola European Partners and Youth Ambassadors Victoria and Gertrude

This session aimed to give a better understanding of the issues being faced by young people. Social mobility is often talked about, we know young people face many barriers and social mobility has ben 

The session highlighted the key barriers young people face in accessing work, the struggles around social mobility and what we can all do to create a fairer society. Social mobility is often talked about, we know young people face many barriers and these barriers are holding young people back. Social mobility in the UK has now been stagnant for 10 years – it really is a crisis!

You can view the video of the session below, the slide deck is available here

Our free booklet is still available to download:

For more information, please email info@youthemployment.org.uk or call 01536 513388.

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