Names in this case study have been altered for the sake of anonymity.  Macca was referred into our Raising Aspirations Programme (RAP) through his school. The school Macca attended are specialists in supporting behaviour with students who have a diagnosed learning difficulty and or disability. Macca was referred to Positive Youth Foundation as the school

One of the leading figures behind a new not-for-profit network, formed to ensure that crucial youth work continues in Coventry, says it’s vital that the city’s young people are given critical support in their lives. Positive Youth Foundation is leading the network – Coventry Youth Partnership – which will run everything from youth centres through

Susie’s Sumrising’s

When graciously offered the guest cameo spot of ‘Rashids Ramblings’ – I jumped at the chance to perhaps give a deputised insight to the organisation. I mused on whether to write a really punchy piece on liberation movements of the past, and how these resonate with a modern British audience who have become heavily attracted

The organisation that has given youth a voice in Coventry ’s bid to be UK City of Culture in 2021 has been made an honorary backer of the bid. Positive Youth Foundation (PYF) has been given the title Honorary Partner for its contribution to the city’s efforts to land the title. Young people from the organisation have

The Coventry Street Project run by the Warwickshire Cricket Board in partnership with the Positive Youth Foundation (PYF) won the Project of the Year at the Chance to Shine Annual Awards on Tuesday 14 November. The Coventry project was recognised for their hard work supporting grassroots cricket and received their award from England cricket legend

The Positive Youth Foundation’s Young Leaders braved the cold for a day of marshalling and motivating the resilient runners of the Winter Wolf Run 2017. A wake up call and a meet up at 7:30am on a rainy Saturday morning in November, saw a group of 15 sleepy faces, made up of staff and PYF

Coventry’s youth teamed up with a classical orchestra to produce an unforgettable night of music. The Changing Trax Electric Proms at Warwick Arts Centre provided a taste of things to come, should the city be successful in its bid to be UK City of Culture in 2021. Twelve musicians – aged between 16 and 22 – from Positive Youth

My Ramblings of this month can really only focus on one item, the recent ‘Changing Trax – Electric Proms’ delivered by our team on the 1st November. What a night! The young people and staff involved showed Coventry and our wider national partners what they are all about. Passion, determination and most of resilience. The

Michael Russel, Youth Engagement Officer with the Positive Youth Foundation was last week called up to the Irish Rugby team senior squad for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup. The tournament, which will be held in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea and will be the fifteenth staging of the Rugby League World Cup

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