The aim is to support talented young Londoners ready to enter the creative workforce.
Time, Money and Motivation
Young London is vibrant and
exciting but there is a danger that the new opportunities opening-up will not
be grasped by the next generation of talent because they do not have the
‘soft-skills’, the technical competence or the networks for accessing the changing
world of work.
Who we work with
- We particularly welcome individuals who are underrepresented in industry including women, people from black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds and people living with disabilities.
- Our programmes are selective and participants must show drive and commitment.
- Experience is not a pre-requisite; positive attitudes, curiosity and a willingness to collaborate are encouraged.
Over 2017/18 -
- 1,726 Young Londoners have received 1-1 advice
- 570 Young Londoners have completed one of our
- 350 Young Londoners have been supported into
long-term employment, of which:
- 1 in 3 became apprentices
- More than 1 in 3 were claiming benefits
before they started employment
- 2 in 3 identified as being from a black,
Asian or ethnic minority background
- 17% of those achieving employment in 2016,
identified as having a disability (6% above the national average).