Positive Youth Foundation were invited to attend Coventry University’s Excellence Awards after being part of a nomination for the award Creating Better Futures. PYF worked with Danai Mikelli of Coventry University to complete a VR (Virtual Reality) Project called VR Kaleidoscope, which engaged young people in creating individual VR films with 360 cameras. The young

PYF Young People’s Awards

Positive Youth Foundation celebrated many of its young people over the past month with two Award ceremonies! First up it was the turn of our Raising Aspirations Programme, for young people who have attended our alternative education provision and achieved great attendance and qualifications around developing personal skills and employability. With a few funny personal

Original Article and Image Credit: Coventry City Council. Partners from across Coventry have launched the Coventry Domestic Abuse Strategy 2018-2023 to tackle domestic abuse in the city. The strategy will take a long-term preventative approach to tackling domestic abuse, including honour-based violence and forced marriage. The strategy focuses on: improving awareness and understanding across all

Refugee Week

Positive Youth Foundation are looking forwarding to a week of huge celebrations for the twentieth year of Refugee Week in 2018. Working alongside Coventry City Council’s MiFriendly Cities programme, Coventry Refugee & Migrant Centre, the Positive Images Festival and Fargo Village, we have put together a programme of events and activities for all. From Monday

Refugee Week

Join us from 18th-24th June for Refugee Week in Coventry. Click on the events below for more details: 18 Eid Celebration – Refugee Week 19 Health Fayre and Athletes Village – Refugee Week Nations Cup – Refugee Week 20 Fusion – a fusion of artistic talent under one roof – Refugee Week 21 MiFriendly Cities

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. The

Half Term Programme

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

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