Young Million featured on BBC News on 12 October 2011
On 11 October 2011 BBC News visited the final day of the Young Million workshop in Teesside, a free opportunity for young people to build leadership and employability skills to help them get into work.
Participants, speakers and our local course director were interviewed about the experience of unemployment, the importance of the workshops and thoughts on how projects could be expanded to support young people's development.
Take a look at what participants from another Young Million workshop had to say:
Interviews featured on BBC Breakfast and BBC News at 1pm, 6pm and 10pm on 12 October 2011.
unemployment figures paint bleak picture"
Hugh Pym, Chief Economics Correspondent for BBC News, discusses the recent unemployment figures released, it's effect on the labour market and interviews Common Purpose Course Director, Fiona O'Connor and Young Million participants Michaela Salvati and Lee Williamson.
"Youth unemployment in UK expected to reach 1m"
Short article and news clip featuring Michaela, a Young Million participant, and one of the nearly 1 million unemployed young people in the UK.