Empowering Our Future Leaders

We inspire and support young people in Bristol to pursue their ambitions through skills training, professional mentoring, events & recruitment support services. 

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What We Do

We believe every young person has what it takes to pursue and realise their employment or enterprise ambitions. We help prepare and connect you with the Bristol businesses, education providers and people who can help make it happen. Here’s how:

Get Confident

Support Programme

Culturally appropriate one-to-one support and group training to build confidence and self-belief. Learn More

Get Ready

Become a Youth Ambassador

Access to mentors, short courses and enterprising experiences to build networks and skills. Learn More

Get Started

Placement Programme

Recruitment support to find work experience, employment and education opportunities. Learn More

Babbasa In Action

Our Partners

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Our Impact

Since 2013, we’ve helped over 2,200 young people become more confident or move into work, education, or business – with around 300 joining our programmes each year.


per annum

“I’ve learnt many key skills and things you don’t learn in school, which are essential in life. I just completed my A-levels and am going to study Economics and Management at Cardiff University. I can’t wait.”

– Zainab

  • feel more capable and confident about their career – 91%
  • move into volunteering or work placements – 43%
  • move into paid work – 21%
  • go into further education – 15%
  • start their own enterprise – 7%

What’s On

Find out about exciting upcoming event and workshops.

Our Response to Recent Racist Incidents

Our Response to Recent Racist Incidents

Wednesday, June 3rd 2020 The events of this week have been another painful reminder of the stark challenges that people of colour continue to face. The tragic death of George Floyd under the knee of a police officer in Minnesota, USA was cruel, inhumane, and has no...

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Beyond COVID – Pursuing an Inclusive Recovery

Beyond COVID – Pursuing an Inclusive Recovery

by Poku Osei, 18/05/20 As we begin to rebuild our lives, it is clear that the COVID-19 pandemic will reshape the nation’s economy, industries, and our society in a fundamental way. The disease has had an impact on all lives - black, white, rich and poor. But it has...

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50 Upper York Street, Bristol, BS2 8QR