Street League offers support to unemployed 16-24-year-olds to help them overcome their individual barriers and find the right career path for them. What we rarely talk about are the times when our staff go above and beyond the call of duty to support young people, and this happens on a daily basis. We interviewed some of our staff from around the UK to ask them some specific examples of ways they have gone above and beyond in our support for young people.Read more
Street League to host Gala dinner fundraising event at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office on Thursday 12th of October 2017.Read more
We are saddened and disappointed to hear of Terroll Lewis’ conviction (August 2017) for assault. His recent actions go completely against the values of our charity and we have immediately ceased all relationship and affiliation with Terroll Lewis. For more information, please contact [email protected]Read more
At Street League, we continually strive to improve, adapt and develop as an organisation. We entered the youth employability market in 2008 and since then have supported 3720 young Scots into work or full time education.
Now widely regarded as one of the main youth employability providers in Scotland, we are ready to make the next step by delivering services at 'Stage 4' of the employability skills pipeline.Read more
The Third Sector Excellence Awards shortlist for 2017 has just been announced and Street League is delighted to share that they have been shortlisted for their 2015/16 Annual Report and associated transparency campaign #callforclarity. This external recognition of their movement to increase transparency within monitoring and evaluation is a positive step forward for both the charity and the sector.Read more
On Friday the 14th of July, Street League welcomed UFC lightweight, Kevin Lee, and UFC welterweight, Emil Meek, to the Glasgow Academy. Lee and Meek spoke of their respective barriers which they had to overcome – illustrating how focus and the desire to achieve through sport helped them through their hardest times. The principle of using sport to overcome a personal challenge is integral to Street League’s philosophy.Read more
In 2017, Street League launched a pilot of a fitness-based sport programme with the objective of increasing the diversity of the young people we support to get #movingintowork through sport. We want to keep innovating our programmes to ensure we’re attracting and progressing the most young people possible.Read more
Last year alone, players of People's Postcode Lottery generously supported Street League with an incredible £600,000, enabling the charity to support 2,147 young people on their programmes, with 1,553 (so far) successfully moving into a positive destination. Thanks to their continued funding support, Street League has been able to support an additional 272 young people (21% increase vs. 2015-16).Read more
Youth Unemployment is one of the biggest issues in today's society, with many young people struggling to find work after leaving education. Although the rate is dropping across the UK, some areas are still struggling and Sheffield, in particular, has a youth unemployment rate of 18% with almost one in five young people needing support to find work. Ben Housam, a final year journalism student at the University of Sheffield choose to shine a light on youth unemploymentRead more
Street League gained some amazing coverage a couple weeks ago with a visit to our Glasgow Academy from FIFA!
FIFA launched the Football for Hope initiative in 2005 to help improve the lives and prospects of young people around the world. As a responsible global organisation, FIFA ensures that it only supports and works with social projects that are sustainable, accountable and truly of benefit to the respective communities they serve, which is why they partner with Street League.Read more