The Bridge to Business Programme supports the access of young Roma (18 to 35 years old) with at least secondary level education to good job in their field of education in the private sector. The programme also provides mentoring for Roma in their last two years of secondary education in selected high schools to support their successful passing of matriculation exams and to create opportunity for their access to higher education to jobs corresponding to their qualifications and preferences.
The Programme works closely with members of the private business sector that are interested in hiring qualified young people from the ethnic minorities.
Thе report summarizes the impact of Bridge to Business Programme on companies, their interest or lack of interest in the initiative, their strategies for recruiting minority and/or vulnerable groups, and related prejudices.
Full text of the report Diversity Strategies of Companies and Roma Inclusion is available here.