Youth leadership charity Changemakers has announced today the appointment of James Thackray as the organisation’s new Chief Executive. READ MORE
Changemakers, the Foyer Federation and Good People have been successful in our bid to the Big Lottery Fund to roll out the exciting new ‘Pop Up Talent’ programme.
Pop Up Talent is a modern twist on how and where young people connect with employers. Using new spaces and conversations, young people are building the skills, attitudes and networks to find and create work in the 21st Century. READ MORE
A radical new alternative to the job centre will be put to the test on TV this Sunday (7 April, 8pm, Channel 4), as young people from the Foyer Federation’s network set up a ‘Pop Up Talent Shop’ – designed to encourage young people into the work place and to introduce employers to people they would not ordinarily consider hiring. But unknown to the young people involved, the project is also in the running for up to £2 million of Lottery funding if it succeeds. READ MORE