What is the Young, Confident and Connected (YCC) Programme?
The YCC has been funded by The Big Fund, Young Start Programme which aims to create opportunities for children and young people to help them realise their potential.
During the YCC Programme, 30 EM young people aged 16-25 from Scotland will go through a 6 week training programme (one day a week), a 2 day residential, followed by a short race equality work placement in a public or third sector organisation.
What is the aim of the (YCC)?
Our Young Confident and Connected Programme is an innovative project seeking to inspire, nurture and create potential future ethnic minority leaders. It will encourage young people to be more confident, learn new skills and to be better connected with community issues. They will be equipped with the awareness and knowledge of race equality issues that affect them and their communities. They will be able to use these skills to influence policy development in Scotland in a constructive and effective way.
How is it funded?
The YCC has been funded by The Big Fund, Young Start Programme.
It is free of charge to ethnic minority young people.
We are now recruiting for YCC programme commencing from 01/11/14.
How do I apply?
From all applicants that are interested, 30 people will be chosen to take part in the programme.