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Something Constructive
Youth Training and Corporate Support
Jo Oxlade – Head of Business Development
Ambition is a leading youth
charity reaching half a million
young people every year across
the UK
- Our programmes improve...
SOMETHING
CONSTRUCTIVE
• Partnership between Ambition, Cospa & Granby4Streets CLT
• Refurbishing 5 empty properties in Cai...
History…..
• 1981 - L8 was scene of
Toxteth riots Over next 30
years area went into
dereliction
• 2010 - residents started...
SOMETHING
CONSTRUCTIVE
Partnership project bringing together a number of social, community and
voluntary organisations wit...
SOMETHING
CONSTRUCTIVE
Project Outcomes:
 Refurbishment of 5 empty homes as affordable housing
 Accredited learning for ...
SOMETHING
CONSTRUCTIVE
Impact:
• CLT secured funding for 5 more properties
from Nationwide Foundation
• More training oppo...
Thanks for listening -
Any Questions?
Jo Oxlade – jo@ambitionuk.org
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Jo Oxlade Ambition

  1. 1. Something Constructive Youth Training and Corporate Support Jo Oxlade – Head of Business Development
  2. 2. Ambition is a leading youth charity reaching half a million young people every year across the UK - Our programmes improve young people’s educational attainment, employability and health & wellbeing - We drive up standards for work with young people - We provide expertise and funding to organisations working locally with young people
  3. 3. SOMETHING CONSTRUCTIVE • Partnership between Ambition, Cospa & Granby4Streets CLT • Refurbishing 5 empty properties in Cairns Street, Liverpool, L8 • Developing the skills and motivation of local young people
  4. 4. History….. • 1981 - L8 was scene of Toxteth riots Over next 30 years area went into dereliction • 2010 - residents started doing up their streets – painting & planting • 2011 - Granby4Streets CLT was born • Conversations started with Council • 2014 - Asset Transfer of 10 properties to CLT Photograph: Gary Calton Photograph: Steinbeck Studio
  5. 5. SOMETHING CONSTRUCTIVE Partnership project bringing together a number of social, community and voluntary organisations with funders and corporate partners to ensure maximum impact for local young people and the area
  6. 6. SOMETHING CONSTRUCTIVE Project Outcomes:  Refurbishment of 5 empty homes as affordable housing  Accredited learning for young people  On-site construction work experience for young people  Mentoring & volunteering opportunities for local tradespeople  Raising aspirations & achievement of young people  Progression routes for young people into further training and/or employment
  7. 7. SOMETHING CONSTRUCTIVE Impact: • CLT secured funding for 5 more properties from Nationwide Foundation • More training opportunities for young people • VIY Project due to start in local community building • More affordable houses for local community • Increased profile of area – attracting more funding/business • Replicate model in other areas • Social return on investment Photograph: Gary Calton
  8. 8. Thanks for listening - Any Questions? Jo Oxlade – jo@ambitionuk.org

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