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

The Summer of 2018 saw Positive Youth Foundation design and create an online electronic democracy campaign for the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioners office. Setting up an application process, advertising campaign and election process for the entire West Midlands region. Overall 5,051 online votes we cast, seeing engagement from young people and communities across

For the first time ever there will be two Refugee Week Conferences in 2019! The dates for your diary are: Refugee Week Conference COVENTRY (Coventry Cathedral): Monday 11 February, 10am – 5pm co-hosted with Positive Youth Foundation Refugee Week Conference LONDON (Amnesty International Human Rights Action Centre): Friday 15 February, 10am – 5pm The Refugee

Volunteering and social action

PYF Volunteer Evening *THIS THURSDAY*

Come along to our Volunteer Evening *THIS THURSDAY* to find out more about the volunteering/social opportunities we have at PYF!! IT’S THE LAST ONE OF THE YEAR 😱 📍Coventry College (City Campus – South Building) 🕕 Thursday 18th October, 6 – 8 pm at Coventry Colleg (City Campus), South Building, 50 Swanswell Street, Coventry CV1

Youth Crime Commissioners

PYF have been tasked by the office of the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) to be in contact with organisations working with the regions young people to facilitate and develop the election process for the local Youth Commissioners. This process is being developed with a young person centred approach, in order to ensure