Prince Charles has launched a scheme to help create a two-million strong army of young people to stop a “lost generation” drifting into crime and unemployment.
The initiative is expected to roll out as soon as possible.
Writing in the Mail on Sunday the Prince of Wales said street murders can happen because young people lack structured activities and that he was inspired to encourage volunteering after meeting Barry and Margaret Mizen, whose teenage son Jimmy was murdered in 2008.
On Thursday, just a week after his 65th birthday, Prince Charles will join the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition at Buckingham Palace along with 50 young people to unveil a campaign Step Up 2 Serve and pledge #iwill.
Prince Charles launched the project 9 months ago and it is believed to be making steady and good progress with a call for more to joinSorry, there are no polls available at the moment.
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