Young people and social research

Partnering with Youth Futures Foundation and the Mohn Westlake Foundation, The Young Foundation employed 22 young people through the Kickstart Scheme to be trained as peer researchers. This programme delivered high-quality six-month job placements for young people, targeting 16 to 24-year-olds on Universal Credit and deemed to be at risk of long-term unemployment

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Insights and reflections

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