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Young people’s employment worries highlighted in latest global YMCA research

Finding and getting a job tops the list of concerns of young people across the globe, according to the latest worldwide YMCA research.

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YMCA’s young people take to Twitter to debate job centre support

Young people from YMCAs across England took up the chance to question an MP around job centre support in a Twitter Q&A last night (Monday 26 October).

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YMCAs celebrate success at prestigious Youth Matters Awards

Service users, staff and volunteers from YMCAs across England and Wales celebrated their achievements over the past year at the charity’s glittering Youth Matters Awards ceremony last night (Thursday 22 October).

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Youth charity demands major job centre changes as research highlights support failures for young job seekers

YMCA, the world’s oldest and largest youth charity, has labelled the job centre “not fit for purpose” after its research uncovered evidence of a “dehumanising and demoralising” employment support service that is damaging young people’s confidence and, in some cases, even setting back their long-term employment prospects. Find out more

Find out about how YMCAs supported troops and civilians on a global scale in World War One

YMCA is inviting fans of military history to a day of talks looking back at its involvement in supporting troops and civilians during World War One.

The world’s oldest and largest youth charity played an important role in the conflict, offering sustenance to troops on the frontline and helping relatives of injured soldiers in France.

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Intrepid cyclists reach the finishing line on day four of YMCA’s Tour de Y fundraising challenge

Brave – and slightly broken – cycling enthusiasts completed the epic YMCA Tour de Y fundraising challenge on Saturday, raising more than £20,000 for disadvantaged young people across England.

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YMCA celebrates finalist position at prestigious Third Sector awards night

Youth charity YMCA is celebrating after making the finals night of an annual charity sector awards.

The organisation, which supports almost 230,000 young people across the UK, made the final six of the Third Sector Awards Brand Development category for its autumn 2014 national federation rebrand.

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Cyclists ready themselves for the challenge of a lifetime as they begin YMCA Tour de Y fundraiser

Cycling enthusiasts from across the country kicked off a four-day, 360-mile fundraising challenge today in aid of youth charity, YMCA.

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Southend’s young people make their voices heard in local policy debate

Almost 100 young people and youth work practitioners packed into South Essex College to debate the policy issues that affected them, following the release of YMCA survey.

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YMCA and RSH+P’s innovative factory-built affordable housing scheme welcomes first tenants in south west London

YMCA, the world’s oldest and largest youth charity, has today opened its first Y:Cube development; an off-site manufactured housing project for single people in housing need, designed by renowned architecture practice Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners. Find out more

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