Volunteering has been at the core of Positive Youth Foundation since its inception and this summer just proved how influential our volunteers or as we call them “Youth Leaders” can be. On Friday 3rd August we brought 20 youth leaders on a residential up to a small village in the Lake District called Shap. This

This summer has seen a surge in female participation throughout Positive Youth Foundation programmes across Coventry. During our 4-week summer programme we have seen on average 30+ girls attending and participating in sports every day. At the start of the Summer, St. Finbarrs GAA Club started their first ever girls Gaelic football team. This initiative

Coventry young people question police on stop and search. YOUNG people from across Coventry met with police officers to share their experiences and encourage co-operation with the force. Positive Youth Foundation’s Ask West Midlands Police (#ASKWMP) social action campaign closed with a consultation session with WMP at Hillfields Young People Centre. The campaign, which has

The Coventry Youth Partnership has released the app as part of its new website and it will provide a database of activities and events taking place in the city. Partners from across the city have joined together to provide a calendar of activities for the platform, which has been supported by Coventry City Council .

Progress-ing into Healthcare!

Halima was referred onto the BBO Progress programme in April 2017, after some challenges with her course. Halima had set herself targets with her Progress on developing her CV and interview techniques, completing a Sports Leadership qualification, gaining a level 2 in her Maths (equivalent to A-C in GCSE) as well as gain an apprenticeship

PYF – 2018 Summer Programme

Positive Youth Foundation will be running a four-week community summer activities programme from Sidney Stringer Academy, CV1 5LY. The sessions will be delivered Monday to Friday, 12pm – 3pm with a sign-up fee of only £1 per week. In addition we will also be running a Youth Club for ages 14 – 18 from Hillfields

Positive Youth Foundation worked with partners across the city to offer a whole weeks’ worth of celebration events open for all of Coventry’s residents. At just one of the venues in the week we saw over 600 attendances at Fargo Village at special Refugee Week events, with over 50 volunteers supporting and over 30 hours

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