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London’s Graduation CelebrationThe ceremony began with an opportunity for the young people to demonstrate their confidence by networking with variety of social action charities s...AboutVacancy - London Regional ManagerA varied role that combines business development with operational oversight and people management to lead and grow our evidence-backed Community-Ap...LondonSpotlight: SUEZ Business MentorThis year, SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK have supported five Birmingham schools to complete our Community-Apprentice programme, helping young peop...BirminghamEmployers impressed In Envision’s three regions we have the support of influential business leaders who advocate for our work developing young people’s emp...news1  FebruaryView pointWhilst we spend much time supporting young people run their own campaigns on the issues that matter most to them, we are at last seeing progress in...news18  FebruaryYoung people act on gangs and violence Envision has created opportunities for young people to take positive action as concern mounts in the areas we work in around gangs and violence. Ma...news12  MarchEnvision team growsEnvision welcomes two new recruits to our growing Central team this first quarter. Chanel Noel brings to Envision a wealth of experience as our new...news8  FebruaryCase studyWhen young people or staff leave Envision, they don’t seem to stay away for long… there’s a kind of magic which means that you n...news6  February
Cycling challengeAwesome Envision supporters find gold at the end of the rainbownews18  JulyContinuous improvementData-driven improvement goals for 2019-20news18  AugustWidening reachAn expanding initiative is widening our footprint by enabling schools to deliver Community-Apprenitce themselves.news22  AugustNew partnership A new parnership with Skills Builder is helping Envision facilitators, schools and young people to use a common language for soft skills.news15  AugustInspiring role modelsWe welcome five new recruits to our annual intern programmenews5  AugustLondon’s Graduation CelebrationThe ceremony began with an opportunity for the young people to demonstrate their confidence by networking with variety of social action charities s...AboutSpotlight: SUEZ Business MentorThis year, SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK have supported five Birmingham schools to complete our Community-Apprentice programme, helping young peop...BirminghamInspiring prizeWe're always on the look-out for partners to motivate young people with inspiring prizes. Shape History certainly helped us to achieve that.news9  MarchMayor gives his Community-Apprentices an opportunity to build on their campaignBristol’s elected Mayor, Marvin Rees, gave a team of young people from Fairfield High School the opportunity to design a poster campaign to t...news24  JanuaryProving our formula worksAfter a successful cohort last term, the second is now under way as of January 2018. However, this time the stakes are raised. We are taking part i...news2  February
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.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  MayBaroness Estelle Morris praises Envision for fostering collaboration between schoolsAs she heads up a new partnership of Birmingham’s schools, the former Secretary of State for Education recognises our role in school collaboration...news27  March
Envision attends launch of West of England Careers HubEnvision, alongside schools and colleges from across the West of England, attended the launch of the new West of England Careers Hub to help improv...news1  OctoberA 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  April
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.LondonVacancy - London Regional ManagerA varied role that combines business development with operational oversight and people management to lead and grow our evidence-backed Community-Ap...LondonInspiring prizeWe're always on the look-out for partners to motivate young people with inspiring prizes. Shape History certainly helped us to achieve that.news9  MarchBoardroom 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’."Projects
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