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Street2Boardroom Partners with Swansea University

We are very excited to announce that we have officially partnered with Swansea University. From September 2024, we will deliver Street2Boardroom: Learn the Legal Hustle, a course in partnership with Swansea University, delivered at the campus.

Help Sustain Street2Boardroom: Fundraiser

  Welcome to our crowdfunding campaign for Street2Boardroom. After seven years of working in the community, we find ourselves in a position where we need your help to continue the important work we do.

Our Car Boot Hustle inspires boy to start own business

A 12-year-old has been inspired to start his own resale business after taking part in Street2Boardroom’s car boot hustle project.

S2B Wins Community Development Initiative of the Year 2023

We are delighted to announce that Street2Boardroom has been selected as the 2023 winner of the Community Development Initiative of the Year!

We’ve Partnered with Startup Disruptors

StartUp Disruptors has partnered with Street2Boardroom to work with us on a mission to change the landscape of business support for good.

Street2Boardroom Partners with Breakthrough

We are proud to announce that we have officially partnered with Breakthrough – the UK’s first apprenticeship provider to recruit future leaders directly from prison.

Street 2 Boardgame!

Here at Street2Boardroom, we’ve been busy behind the scenes – designing and creating a board game! The game is based on our overarching mission: to challenge the unhelpful and damaging assumptions about people from the ‘street’ – their talents, aspirations and capabilities.

Street2Boardroom Invests in Luxury Vegan Brand

We are delighted to announce that we have invested in Amschela, a luxury handbag brand based in Redland, Bristol.

Car Boot Hustle: The Course

The car-boot hustle is a 5-week course designed for young people from disadvantaged communities who lack opportunity around them.

We’re Hiring: Personal Assistant (Kickstart Scheme)

It’s an exciting time to join our ambitious team at Street2Boardroom. We’re looking for a dynamic Personal Assistant.  Please note – this role is only available to apply under the Kickstart scheme. You need to be 16-24 years old and currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment to apply.

Street vs Business Lingo

Changing and challenging perceptions of people from disadvantaged backgrounds is our main goal at Street2Boardroom.

We’re Hiring: Freelance Networker

Street2Boardroom is growing. We are looking for a Freelance Networker to join the team. We believe that it’s not where you come from that matters, it’s where you’re going. We believe that it takes the same skills to be successful in an illegal business as it does in a legal one, it’s a question of […]

Young People: The S2B Survey is OPEN!

If you are a young person living in the UK, we want to hear your views and ideas! Do you have feedback about the kind of support given and the issues being faced by young people today?

The Crucial Importance of Second Chances

“Employment is critical to reducing the vicious cycle of incarceration and re-offending.” Richard Branson

Words from a Criminologist…

Ellie Hinder is a Justice & Criminology MA student. During her studies, she decided to use the Street2Boardroom initiative as a research point for her dissertation. We caught up with Ellie to find out what she learned, and to gain insight into her well-informed view of the current justice system.

S2B Stories: Ki

‘Street2Boardroom Stories’ features interviews with people who have taken part in our Legal Hustle business course. The Legal Hustle is a mentoring program for young people with a checkered past who want to become successful business entrepreneurs.

The Positive Effects of Hiring Ex-Offenders

Access to meaningful employment is crucial for those re-entering society. Securing a job and a place to live are the main barriers that prevent someone’s ability to realise their potential once they have a criminal record.

“It’s Not Where You Come From, It’s Where You’re Going”

Your background and where you come from doesn’t have to be a barrier to your success. The system can feel like some people have been given a head start in a race and it’s the job of others to catch them up.