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Young black men want to be judged on merit not stereotypes

Jul 09, 2014 - Comments: 0

Research published today by the Black Training and Enterprise Group (BTEG) reveals the views of 200 young black men about their experiences of finding work in the Capital.

Young black men have a higher unemployment rate than any other group of young people and the research shows that they have mixed but mainly poor experiences of support from Jobcentre Plus and Work Programme providers. They also feel isolated from their peers and unsupported in their efforts to ‘do the right thing’

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