We know our world is facing an uncertain future. A future that demands new skills and capabilities, new models and systems, and greater agency in power and decision making.

YLab was founded to do just that – be a platform for change. To support young people in shaping the systems around them, harnessing the power of lived experience, co-design and systems change thinking, with access to paid employment and legitimate training and development. 

In our YLab Year in Review, we use survey and project data to look back at our 2019 successes and impact, detail case studies of some of our most important work, and meet all the young people who made it all happen. 

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Consulting and design

We approach things a little differently here at YLab. We centre on young people, harness the power of lived experience and champion the principles of co-design and systems thinking. This report takes a deep dive into our work, the approach we take to our clients and the ways in which we help solve problems (big ones).

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Young people and employment

Young people are at the centre of everything we do. We aim to provide access to paid employment, legitimate training and development, mentorship and genuine opportunities for experience and skills-building work. This report details our employment model and the young people who make it shine.

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The YLab Year in Review is a chance for us to say thanks to our incredible community of clients, supporters, partners, participants and collaborators. But most importantly, to our Associates and all the young people out there who stand and make change. We couldn’t do it without you.

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