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.

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

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

A week after the visit to the Positive Youth Foundation of HRH Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, we have reflected on exactly what the visit meant to all involved. Our thoughts flow between a truly humble outlook on our journey, to sheer excitement expressed by the young people and the city at large. What is

The 16th January will see their Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the UK City of Culture, including Coventry Cathedral, Coventry University and the Positive Youth Foundation. The foundation specialises in assisting young people across Coventry into positive destinations. This occurs through targeted provision in the areas of education, health, creative and social-engagement

This time last year, the team at PYF met to summarise 2016, and what a challenging year it had been. From significant cuts to young people’s services, to an uncertain political landscape – we were surrounded by circumstances which were of concern. But this is PYF, with the P, being Positive. So, we looked forward

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