Youth employment is a top priority for the world’s YMCAs.

YMCA and CircularSociety Youth employment is a top priority for the world’s YMCAs. We asked the world’s young people what their biggest needs were and they told us in clear terms: we need help with jobs. The YMCA’s One Million Voices Youth Research confirmed their need for help in finding, being equipped, trained and ready for getting jobs. This is …

The Problem is Real

As you may know from articles and the media, the problem of Youth Unemployment plagues Europe currently, with very little change in sight. Though policy makers occasionally address the issue or suggest reform measures to increase employment, little is being done. To access the sense of urgency, however, we must take a look at the real-life experience behind the “label” …

The state of the world

Heads of companies, political leaders, scientists, educators, parents and the average citizen are getting increasingly concerned about the state of the world. Globally, people are feeling and expressing the need to collectively rethink our responsibilities and to find successful ways and means to tackle the growing economic and societal problems we are facing. The effects of climate change have parts …