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National Youth Chances website launched

20th May 2011

The Big Lottery funded National Youth Chances (NYC) Project has now launched its new website. The NYC Project is a national social research project which over the next five years will survey 15,000 LGBT young people from across England, and use the data to influence the commissioning and provision of services for LGBT young people.

 

Visit the website at www.youthchances.org

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