The Secret Magistrate is an inner-city magistrate who has sat on the bench for several years, and who has strong views on the role of magistrates within the Criminal Justice System. Check out their guest blog... Read more
Re-watch the event here - On 11th February 2021 our President, Baroness D'Souza, chaired a virtual panel discussion with young people, academics and our CEO Tom Franklin. Read more
In a fascinating blog, our former CEO Tony Breslin writes for us about how the pandemic is causing a re-evaluation of the role of schools in the lives of young people - a role that goes far beyond being narrowly educational. Read more
To support Justice Week 2021, we'll be running The Big Legal Lesson, for thousands of pupils to learn about the law and the justice system. And we've created a free teaching resource to support teachers during the week, in both primary and secondary schools. Sign up for The Big Legal Lesson here! Read more
Britain's future depends on empowering the next generation to become active citizens
The Mock Trials are an effective and fun way of helping young people understand how the judicial system works. Learn how you can get involved...
Our Primary SMSC resource subscription is FREE for this academic year thanks to funding from Pears Foundation. Looking for resources to help develop qualities such as empathy, compassion and fair-mindedness in your pupils, look no further...
We have mobilised more than 300,000 young people to take social action.
We've helped 80% of secondary schools nurture active citizens.
Recognising that teachers lack time and have a requirement to teach about the rule of law as part of fundamental British values, we've teamed up with legal experts to create comprehensive legal education resources.
We believe that it’s vital for young people to get to grips with key economic terms and concepts during their school life. Our programmes enables professionals to use their expertise to bring economics to life in the classroom.
Young Citizens has been chosen as Constructive Space's Charity of the Year for 2020. You can read more about the work of Young Citizens and support their work by donating and sharing this appeal with your networks. Click here!
Our CEO gives some personal reflections on recent events in the US, and why he believes they should act as a huge wake-up call for the the fragility of our own democracy. Read more