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What works?Envision has been selected for a multi-million pound research project between the Education Endowment Foundation, Careers & Enterprise Company and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.news20  JuneBest in classOur employee engagement programme this year in Birmingham saw us link over 200 business mentors with 300 young people. Our mentors play an essentia...news18  JulyEnvision Tri-City Cycling Challenge 2018Join our 'Tri-City Cycling Challenge' bike ride in June 2018 and help more young people participate in the life-changing Community-Apprentice programme.news2  OctoberTrustee vacancy (strategy and development)We are seeking a new development trustee who would love the challenge of supporting the organisation to develop and deliver its growth strategy.AboutBirmingham's Boardroom Finals, Community-Apprentice 16/17After 10 months, the 16/17 Community-Apprentice competition in Birmingham reached its end with the announcement of the winning team at the Graduati...news18  JulyLondon's Boardroom Final, Community-Apprentice 2017London's Boardroom Final It's been ten months of commitment, compassion and overcoming challenges and four teams made it through to the fin...news28  JuneCity Hall opens its doors to Bristol’s Community-Apprentices Winners of Community-Apprentice 2017 were announced at a graduation ceremony on June 29th hosted by the Mayor of Bristol.news29  JuneYoung people centre stage Corporate partner Baringa Partners took the initiative to create a stretching opportunity for young people to develop their confidence by inviting ...news10  March
What works?Envision has been selected for a multi-million pound research project between the Education Endowment Foundation, Careers & Enterprise Company and Bank of America Merrill Lynch.news20  JuneInspiring performance A young person from Envision told an audience of over 800 how his business mentor shaped his key life decisions.news15  MayOpportunitiesAboutCity Hall opens its doors to Bristol’s Community-Apprentices Winners of Community-Apprentice 2017 were announced at a graduation ceremony on June 29th hosted by the Mayor of Bristol.news29  JuneCreativity needed to tackle deficit in work experience Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees made it a manifesto commitment to ensure that every young person has a meaningful experience of work. But with over five thousand young people, in central Bristol alone, looking for work experience every year, he is going to need some creativity to deliver on this promise.news31  MarchPitching in the real 'den'Young people went 'on set' to pitch for investment in our London regional challengenews14  DecemberEnvision galvanizes community votes for a big win! Community-Apprentice has beat stiff competition to emerge as one of the nation’s most popular initiatives and a winner of the Aviva Community Fund 2016.news12  JanuaryGoing for growthFollowing very stiff competition, the Careers and Enterprise Company have selected Envision in Birmingham to receive funding to help scale our programme.news28  November#iwill benefit my communityOver 200 students gathered at KPMG to share their plans for tackling pressing social problems in the first of our 2016-17 pitching challenges. The ...news25  November'Shy girl' shouts-outAmrit Kaur Lahia didn’t go onto BBC radio to talk about Envision – but we are touched that she did. Amrit is an awesome musician who wa...news17  November
A little bit about usEnvision Birmingham is loud, proud and very very passionate about seeing the city we love be the best it can be.BirminghamWho's involved?This year a wide range of local organisations are engaged in delivering over 400 ‘community-apprenticeships’ for young people across the city.BirminghamComing soon . . . Corporate Patrons ProgrammeOur very own 'Lord Sugar', Leader of Birmingham City Council, Sir Albert Bore, is urging local companies to pledge their support. . . . .BirminghamBirmingham's Boardroom Finals, Community-Apprentice 16/17After 10 months, the 16/17 Community-Apprentice competition in Birmingham reached its end with the announcement of the winning team at the Graduati...news18  JulyBest in classOur employee engagement programme this year in Birmingham saw us link over 200 business mentors with 300 young people. Our mentors play an essentia...news18  JulyGoing for growthFollowing very stiff competition, the Careers and Enterprise Company have selected Envision in Birmingham to receive funding to help scale our programme.news28  NovemberBusiness Mentoring Employees from our Community-Apprentice Business partners in Birmingham volunteered over 400 hours of their time in the Autumn term. Almost 90 ment...news13  DecemberBirmingham 2016/17 Pitching Challenge Over 300 young people are ready to start tackling self-identified social issues after being awarded funds from the 2nd challenge in the Community-Apprentice competition.news13  January#iwill benefit my communityOver 200 students gathered at KPMG to share their plans for tackling pressing social problems in the first of our 2016-17 pitching challenges. The ...news25  NovemberBirmingham students rewarded with a personal reference.This month we’ve been bringing together our young people with volunteers from businesses across the city for one-on-one conversations with a ...news29  May
A little bit about usWe’re a small,but ambitious, team committed to enriching education whilst also enabling local young people to improve the quality of life for others in our community.BristolWho's involved?This year a wide range of local organisations are engaged in delivering 200 ‘community-apprenticeships’ for young people across our city.BristolCity Hall opens its doors to Bristol’s Community-Apprentices Winners of Community-Apprentice 2017 were announced at a graduation ceremony on June 29th hosted by the Mayor of Bristol.news29  JuneCreativity needed to tackle deficit in work experience Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees made it a manifesto commitment to ensure that every young person has a meaningful experience of work. But with over five thousand young people, in central Bristol alone, looking for work experience every year, he is going to need some creativity to deliver on this promise.news31  MarchCommunity-Apprentice paves the way from school to employment There are often barriers to schools developing an employability programme, for us the capacity Community-Apprentice provides makes it all possible.news26  JanuaryBristol’s Community-Apprentices enter the ‘Dragons’ Den’This exciting event saw young people, aged 14-17, pitch their community project ideas to a panel of senior business leaders.news7  DecemberEnvision galvanizes community votes for a big win! Community-Apprentice has beat stiff competition to emerge as one of the nation’s most popular initiatives and a winner of the Aviva Community Fund 2016.news12  JanuaryBoardroom Finals (Bristol)Ten months ago George Ferguson, former Bristol Mayor (and our much kinder version of Alan Sugar), set the young people of Bristol a challenge; to m...news30  JuneBristol's young people get references for 'good character'Business volunteers from across the city are helping young people evidence their competencies and gain their first reference for a job.news27  AprilMinister for Civil Society commends 'Community-Apprentice' programmeThe Minister of Civil Society congratulates Envision on innovative 'Community-Apprentice' programme.news25  July
A little bit about usHere in London the young people on our programmes are as diverse as the wide range of communities they live in.LondonWho we're working withWe're giving hundreds of adults living and working in London the opportunity to inspire and support young people to discover their potential to create chance.LondonBoardroom Finals (London)After ten months of commitment, compassion and overcoming challenges, five teams made it through to the finals of this year's Community-Apprent...news29  JunePitching in the real 'den'Young people went 'on set' to pitch for investment in our London regional challengenews14  DecemberGlittering Graduation CeremonyTideway pushed the boat out to make this year’s London graduation a truly memorable event for our young people and those who have supported t...news13  JulyPromise's story - videoWhen Promise interviewed members of her local community, she found out that what most worries the...ProjectsTackling food waste in Hackney "I always knew there were problems in Hackney, I just didn't do anything about them. To be honest, I think lots of people are like that."ProjectsGirls against domestic violence "I think it’s made me more aware of not just myself, but everything, if that makes sense. If I had to pick a word for it, I’d say ‘enlightening’."ProjectsSaima's story - videoSaima discovered that Camden is the worst borough in London for malnutrition. She explains what h...ProjectsPatryk's story - videoPatryk tells us how interacting with elderly people helped him overcome a lack of self confidence.Projects
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