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CEMVO Scotland are pleased to announce our new 4 year programme (EM)powering Women funded by the Big Lottery Fund. The official launch will be coming soon! +++ CEMVO Scotland has supported EM organisations to secure Over £3M from the Climate Challenge Fund , creating over 30 employment opportunities and 26 new funded projects +++ CEMVO Scotland has supported 4 young people and 2 groups to secure £38k in funding to help start up and grow their social enterprises +++ 24 organisations provided with mainstreaming race equality consultancy advice/support +++ Mainstreaming support lead to new policies and procedures for carrying the Kirpan in court

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.

Recruiting!

We are now recruiting for YCC programme commencing from 01/11/14.

How do I apply?

Drop a quick e-mail in the first instance with your contact details to Surbjit Dhillon on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone on 0141 248 4830.

From all applicants that are interested, 30 people will be chosen to take part in the programme.

For further information, please call us or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact Info

Cemvo Scotland

Lancefield House
1st Floor, 95 - 107 Lancefield Street
Glasgow, G3 8HZ

Tel: 0141 248 4830
Fax: 0141 221 4439

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