Happy International Women's Day! To all the mentors, support workers, facilitators, programme managers, and everyone in-between, we thank you for the hard work and effort you put in to make our summer programme the best it can be every year. Thank you for helping us achieve our goal of truly making a difference on a national and local level. #pressforprogress #internationalwomensday #ncsthechallenge #thissummeriwantto
"Young people these days face a lot of challenges - depression, anxiety, low self-esteem. Having a Personal Coach or a Support Worker to support them through those challenges makes all the difference." This summer, you can make a difference too. Apply for one of our paid Support roles and help a young person achieve everything they can on NCS! https://goo.gl/FdPZy7
Last week the London Southwest programmes and staffing team were invited along to the WE Day event at Wembley arena. WE Day brings together world-renowned speakers and award-winning performers with millions of young people and families to celebrate and inspire another year of incredible change. WE is one of The Challenge's biggest partners and we are looking forwards to working with them on a National Scale this year. #WeDay #WeMovement #Makeachange
Youthquake - A significant cultural, political, or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people. 2017 has been a year of political change effected by young people tipping the balance of power. Be part of NCS - The Challenge this summer and continue to enable young peoples voices to be heard. #seasonalroles #Thissummeriwantto https://goo.gl/Xjagfw
Here's a great article from MP Chuka Umunna, the chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Integration about the importance of NCS and the need to put social integration at the front of the agenda for the country.