"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 >>
Twelve participants celebrated their graduation from the Street League Academy programme at QPR’s Loftus Road stadium.The graduation marked the end of the intensive eight-week Academy programme in which the graduates picked up vital employability skills, nationally-recognised qualifications and also attended mock interviews.
SKY Soccer AM and talkSPORT presenter Max Rushden was in attendance for Street League South London’s first ever Multi-Academy graduation at King & Wood Mallesons SJ Berwin. The ceremony in central London marked the end of the eight-week football and employability programme in which the graduates picked up vital employability skills, nationally-recognised qualifications and also attended mock interviews.
Sports Leaders UK, the charity that inspires people and communities through leadership qualifications in sport, has awarded their prestigious President’s Cup to Street League during an afternoon tea reception in the House of Lords. The President’s Cup is awarded each year in recognition of exceptional service to volunteering and sports leadership.
Fourteen participants celebrated their graduation from the Street League Academy programme at the offices of construction company Bouygues UK. The construction company currently support Street League’s East London Academy with funding from its foundation Terre Plurielle. Through employee volunteering, Bouygues Construction also provide mock interview sessions, site tours and work experience opportunities.