A national conference looking at the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees in the UK is coming to Coventry this month. It will be first time ever that the Refugee Week Conference has been held in the city when it comes to Coventry Cathedral on Monday, February 11, and is the only one of its

Coventry City of Culture Trust was set up in 2015 to bid to be the City of Culture in 2021. Now that we have bee successful in securing the prestigious title, we are recruiting the team to deliver an amazing build-up programme, ambition UK City of Culture year in 2021 and legacy. We are a

Article, image credits and thanks to: Coventry Telegraph Positive Youth Foundation (PYF) celebrated the achievements of young people in Coventry with a night at the movies and also received the Queens Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) on the same evening.

Staying Safe

PYF have expanded our work which helps young people make positive life choices and avoid the dangers of getting involved in matters relating to violence. The Staying Safe programme is being rolled out to every secondary school in Coventry. It is part-funded by the Home Office Knife Crime Community Fund as well as the from

BBO is Progress-ing

We are excited to announce that we have now received confirmation of the extension of Building Better Opportunities – ‘Progress’ until June 2019. This fantastic opportunity will allow us to add to the 130+ young people we have already supported through the programme. Positive Youth Foundation is a delivery partner for an exciting programme of

Social Action with Santa!

For the second year running, Positive Youth Foundation’s Youth Leaders gathered together to support The Rotary Club of Coventry in fundraising for a number of local charities on their annual Santa Sleigh collection! In 2017 volunteers took to the streets of Canley to actively volunteer, walking approximately 6 miles and collecting over £600 following alongside

Coventry Youth Survey 2018

April to June 2018 saw the first online Coventry Youth Survey by Coventry City Council, supported by Positive Youth Foundation. Staff & young people worked alongside the CCC Insight Team and with stakeholders to design a comprehensive survey for young people aged between 11-18 years old. The survey based itself around 4 topics: All About

Go Cricket launch

November has seen the launch of Coventry’s new Go Cricket programme. The Go Cricket programme is a new initiative focused on improving young people’s lives by increasing participation in cricket and physical activity throughout Coventry. In partnership with Coventry City Council, CSW Sport, ECB and WCB eight parks within Coventry have been invested in with brand new infrastructures such

Snow Camps

A huge congratulations to all 10 of our young health champions who have completed the six week graduate SnowCamps course. Advancing on from their two-day initiation to snow sports back in August, this group of young people pushed themselves through a series of challenges to complete the ASDAN award for Sport and Physical Activity along with achieving the highest awards

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