Blog: NYA and O2 – Powering a Generation

  This blog post was first posted last year but we are re-posting it to celebrate 7 years of working with O2. We are incredibly proud of our long term partnership with O2. For over five years we have worked together to support young people to start small and Think Big. By providing seed funds

NYA continues its partnership with Barclays through new employee volunteering programme

The National Youth Agency is delighted to announce it will be delivering Barclays’ employee volunteering programme in 2016.

NYA proud to support Barclays to improve 5 million futures

Barclays recently published its annual Citizenship performance on its global commitments, including a key focus on supporting communities.

Blog: young people and the new geography of disadvantage

The Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission recently released some interesting data. It ranked each of the local authorities in England in terms of the social mobility prospects of disadvantaged children in their area, mapping the ‘new geography of disadvantage’.

NYA brings greater employability to thousands of young people

The National Youth Agency’s Employability programme, supported by Barclays, has smashed its target to deliver employability and life skills training to young people, bringing support to more than 112,000 young people throughout 2015.

County Durham teen champions national youth movement

A teenager from Leadgate, County Durham has been selected from thousands of young people across the country to be a national young leader for the youth programme, National Citizen Service (NCS).

Blog: Government’s Life Chances programme – will it tackle inequality?

David Cameron’s recent speech on Life Chances was a welcome departure. This government has not made many announcements on improving the prospects of the very poorest in our community so it was refreshing to hear the Prime Minister engage with the subject and acknowledge that state has a role in tackling poverty.

Government announcements on Life Chances

The Prime Minister made a speech recently on what his government are doing to improve life chances for the poorest in our communities. It was wide ranging, covering social action, sport, health, housing and more, much of it relevant to young people.

NYA welcomes NCVYS/Ambition merger

NYA welcomes the planned merger between Ambition and NCVYS; bringing organisations together to improve services for young people is essential.

Guest blog: Not bigger than the organisation  

This guest blog is by Michael Bracey, acting chair of the NYA.