An employment integration programme through vocational training courses on restoration of historical monuments. Participants develop skills related to heritage professions and are accompanied to solve other potential hindrances to employment.
A personalised, diagnostically superior, low-cost breast examination method that provides an entirely new professional path for blind and visually impaired women, leveraging their ultra-sensitive touch.
A programme for creating employment cooperatives owned by people with difficulties to access meaningful employment. It builds a network of for-profit, social community-based enterprises with a strong focus on sustainability.
A knowledge centre that engages young people under state care in the design and management of social programmes and organisations that directly affect them, through facilitating their participation as expert evaluators and lobbyists for change.
A programme that addresses the difficulties faced by vulnerable students in accessing a quality first job through a combination of training, mentoring and learning in the workplace, bridging the last year of high school and the first year of work.
A programme that trains and employs young adults from low-income communities in services related to the environment, preparing them for careers in the sustainability sector while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and promoting the green economy.
A comprehensive cradle-to-college pipeline of education, social services and community-building programmes that help children get to and through college, enter the labour world and build skills for successful futures, breaking generational poverty.
A programme that combines theatre training and other techniques to develop psycho-emotional and vocational skills, helping unemployed people improve their self-esteem, replace passivity with proactivity and gain employment.
A for-profit organisation that provides unemployed young people with vocational training, coaching and remunerated internship opportunities directly in the business areas in which it operates, related to production, services and sales.
A one-stop-shop service and hub of resources for youth at risk of exclusion, managed by the municipality, where young people can go for assistance relating to education, housing, health, entrepreneurship and other issues.
A programme that provides youth from low-income communities with holistic support to graduate from high school and move on to post-secondary education, training, or employment with the aim of breaking the cycle of poverty.
A non-profit business transfer marketplace for SMEs that connects enterprises in the process of closing down with prospective buyers. By offering matchmaking and supporting negotiation, it acts as an instrument to give long life to viable businesses.
UpSocial promotes social innovation processes to respond to the need of new solutions to pressing social problems. This website seeks to meet the demand of social innovation with evidence-based initiatives from all around the world that can be adapted and adopted to solve social challenges in other local contexts.