Moving On Up

Moving On Up

  • Careers development programme supporting young black men, aged 16 to 25 within Newham who are unemployed/underemployed
     
  • Courses will run for six months and include bespoke workshops, one-to-one support, and professional mentoring
     
  • Working with participants with the aim to secure employment or career progressions for those involved
     
  • Collaborative approach, partners include: ELBA, Newham Workplace, Newham College, NLP Sports, New Direction
     
  • To find out more, please contact Temisan Williams [email protected] 

To date the programme has delivered:

  • 31 employers engaged in contributing to employment outcomes: 46 mentors and business champions  
  • 16 employer engagement events 
  • Circulated 116 paid opportunities 
  • Enrolled 68 young black males onto the programme 
  • 11 securing jobs with average starting salary of 16.7K 
  • 100% felt supported through the programme  
  • 95% would share it with their friends
  • ü85% are now more confident in their chances of finding work
Moving On Up Newham