A young-person-driven research project to identify the factors contributing to the persistently high levels of NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training) young people in Hastings.
Call: 01233 224244
Connected Futures is a research project, led by young people, which is exploring the barriers to employment facing young adults in Hastings.
As part of the project, a group of local Hastings young researchers are responsible for connecting with other young adults to listen to their stories, opinions and experiences, with a focus on fact-finding, challenging the status quo and current practices.
It will report its recommendations to two project groups (Core Partnership and Reference Group) who will enable the investigation and identification of the root cause/s of the disadvantages young people face around employability.
Through their roles within the research group and representation on project groups, the young people will act as the voice of Hastings young people, guiding decision making and invoking positive change.
Funded through a Connected Futures grant by the Youth Futures Foundation, the project is being delivered by CXK in partnership with East Sussex County Council and Hastings Borough Council.
The research group will explore:
If you are interested in supporting the project, please email CFHastings@cxk.org.