"Street League are amazing because they use the power of football to help young people from the most disadvantaged communities get into work, education and training."
Robin van Persie, Street League Ambassador
Street League participants experienced a taste of French culture after taking part in a foreign exchange trip with the charity Sport dans la Ville. The aim of the trip was not only to provide a cultural exchange, but also give the young people the opportunity to get involved in employability workshops with companies including Renault, Asendia, JC Decaux, and the BBC.
Anthony left school with only one GCSE, and although he managed to find work, he struggled to find a job he really enjoyed doing. Anthony joined Street League’s North London Academy which is when his life soon began to take shape. After securing a work placement at Hyundai, Anthony was subsequently offered a permanent role working in the company’s technical department.
Street League's partnership with Glasgow Life and Clyde Gateway won first place in the Economic Growth category at the 2014 Glasgow City Council Flourish Awards. Street League and Clyde Gateway worked together to support Glasgow Life's Sports Venues Employability Programme to help young people take advantage of the new job opportunities attached to the construction of the city's Emirates Arena.
Chelsea star Oscar paid a visit to Street League to mark the renewal of Hyundai UK’s support for the national football charity. The Brazil midfielder spent time with participants from Street League’s South-West London Academy, who have recently graduated from the award-winning programme. Hyundai is an Official Supporter of the charity and has announced the continuation of its backing into 2015.