Weekend Argus’ Velani Ludidi chats to young people in the Cape Town area about the costs they have to face when job-seeking.
8 in 10 young people said they have to choose between looking for work and buying food. Daily Maverick speaks to young people from the Youth Capital Network.
The Daily Vox’s Fatima Moosa unpacks the finding from Youth Capital’s research report on job-seeking costs for young South Africans.
Youth Capital’s Project Lead Kristal Duncan-Williams speaks to John Maytham on Cape Talk about solutions to reduce job-seeking costs.
Research report ‘Beyond the Cost’ raises the flag on the cost of looking for work for young job-seekers, and shares preliminary impact of zero-rated resources.
Why is a catch-up strategy necessary to ensure that all young people who start their education can complete it? Read the post to find out.
On Daily Maverick | Reflecting on youth and imagination as the means of changing the world for the better1 Apr 2022
In this Space co-hosted by Youth Capital, activists discuss the role of civil society in working towards a South Africa that works for all its citizens. The space was covered by Daily Maverick
What do we mean when we say that education and unemployment in South Africa are connected? Find out why an educational qualification matters.
At the end of October, Youth Capital launched its second publication, Unlock Jobs, co-hosted by the Mail & Guardian. Here we answer the questions asked during the live discussion.
Youth unemployment is a growing crisis; it’s urgent that young people’s experiences drive a youth employment strategy.
Should we interview young job-seekers differently in 2022? Youth Capital’s Policy and Learning Manager speaks on Cape Talks about critical shifts.
With over 9 million young people not in employment, education or training, youth unemployment should have been one of the priorities of the Medium Term Budget. But it wasn’t.
We need a policy environment
in which young people are not
simply passengers, but drivers of
change in our own lives, writes Pearl Pillay.
In this opinion piece on the Mail & Guardian, Youth Capital stresses the importance of understanding young people’s roadblocks to employment and develop coordinated and sustained solutions.
How can we practically start clearing the roadblocks on young people’s journey to quality work? Youth Capital’s 2021 annual publication, Unlock Jobs: Clearing Roadblocks to Youth Employment answers this question with a deep dive into three of the Action Plan’s Calls to Action: Certify Us, Make Job-Seeking Affordable, and Make Public Employment Work.