A Coventry charity has been awarded the most prestigious award for volunteer groups in the UK. Positive Youth Foundation (PYF) has received The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) for 2018. The award is the MBE for volunteer groups and was created by The Queen in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of her coronation. It
Original article credit: Coventry Telegraph Young people in Coventry have been invited to have their say on the city in a new survey – and have the chance to win pizza while doing so. The Coventry Youth Survey aims to give 11 to 18-year-olds a voice about issues in the city and wider afield.
Here at PYF we are gearing up for a half-term full of activities for young people aged between 8-18. From Tuesday 29th May – Friday 1st June we shall be running a whole host of activities in five city locations: Sidney Stringer Sports Facility Blue Coat CofE School Primrose Hill Park Eagle Street Park Hillfields Young Peoples Centre
Original article credit: Coventry Observer YOUNG people across Coventry have spoken out about the consequences of carrying and using knives amid worrying knife crime increases. A total of 300 young people have been involved in a series of sessions run by Positive Youth Foundation (PYF) to voice their opinions on knife crime. The participants came
Head Positive is a new social action programme for young people based in Coventry. With an emphasis on engaging underrepresented groups, including those living in the most deprived inner-city wards, the programme focuses on the theme of improving mental health and wellbeing. Although we would like to engage all young people in the programme, there