"There are almost one million young people out of work in the UK. Street League are amazing because they use the power of football to get the most disadvantaged into work, education and training"
Robin van Persie, Street League Ambassador.
THERE ARE ALMOST ONE MILLION YOUNG PEOPLE OUT OF WORK IN THE UK. STREET LEAGUE USE THE POWER OF FOOTBALL TO GET THE MOST DISADVANTAGED INTO WORK, EDUCATION AND TRAINING >>
Street League Academy graduates had the opportunity to attend some of the Premier League’s most high profile matches this weekend, thanks to our long-term partner Barclays who donated 60 pairs of tickets as a congratulations to our participants for the hard work they put in to graduating from our most recent Academy.
Headlines about falling youth unemployment figures are in danger of obscuring the plight of the long-term unemployed, according to the Chief Executive of leading football and education charity Street League.
Street League today announced the appointment of the Managing Director for its new social enterprise which will use sport to help more unemployed young women get into work and training. Lindsey Horsfield joins Street League from the Homeless Football Association, which she co-founded in 2011.
Whenever an international sporting event takes place, there are always questions asked about the legacy left behind for local people. At Street League, the charity which uses football to tackle youth unemployment across the UK, we are proud to say the 2014 Commonwealth Games has been directly responsible for a host of opportunities for young people who have graduated from our award-winning employability programme.