New Campaign Free to Speak Safe to Learn to launch

Ted Huddleston gives us a heads-up on a new Council of Europe initiative kicking off in November 2018. Read more...Read more

Rushanara Ali MP Joins Young Citizens as an Ambassador

Rushanara Ali MP has been appointed as an Ambassador to education charity Young Citizens. She hopes to help inspire and motivate children and young people to be active citizens.Read more

Young Citizens awarded Impact Partner status

Young Citizens is one of just six organisations to be awarded the prestigious Impact Partner status for its youth social action work.Read more

Three New Trustees Join Young Citizens Board

Young Citizens is delighted to welcome three 'talented and committed' trustees to the boardRead more

Government response on citizenship education "too timid", says Young Citizens

The Government has published its response to the House of Lords Committee's report into Citizenship and Civic Engagement - and despite the response expressing support for the importance of citizenship education, we're underwhelmed by the lack of concrete action. Read more...Read more

New report on better measuring the impact of our citizenship programmes for young people

Pro Bono Economics (PBE) and Young Citizens are publishing a report from PBE on how to better measure the effectiveness of our different citizenship programmes.Read more

Lords Committee calls for new statutory citizenship education entitlement for all school pupils

Young Citizens welcomes the hard-hitting report, which describes the state of citizenship education as 'parlous', and calls on Government to re-prioritise the subject in schoolsRead more

Young Citizens appoints its first three Ambassadors

Young Citizens is delighted to announce the appointment of its first ever Ambassadors. Three eminent members of the legal profession will play a crucial role in spreading the word about the charity’s vital mission to help educate, inspire and motivate the active citizens of tomorrow.Read more

Wilmslow High School - winners of the Bar Mock Trials 2018

Congratulations to Wilmslow High School for winning our national Bar Mock Trials Competition - which helps young people understand the legal justice systemRead more

Young Citizens voices support for online voting trials

Young Citizens has signed up in support of online voting trials in Scotland - a move which we believe could help boost youth involvement in elections.Read more

Three new appointments to Young Citizens Board

We've appointed three new trustees to strengthen our board and add significant new expertise in education, youth engagement, social action and campaigning. Find out more...Read more

'Stop Voter ID pilots' call from Young Citizens and other groups

Young Citizens has joined forces with 43 other organisations to call on the government to halt its 'Voter ID' pilots - fearing that they could put people off voting.Read more

New ‘Young Citizens’ website to give young people a new voice throughout the UK

The Citizenship Foundation, the charity which supports teachers and schools to provide citizenship education and experiences for all students, today launches Young Citizens. This is a new brand to help inspire children and young people to take part in society as active, engaged and motivated citizens – and thus to build a better future for us allRead more

Young Citizens awarded Certificate of Excellence

Young Citizens has been awarded a Certificate of Excellence from the Global Education Network, CAPA, for our amazing internship experiences.Read more

Young Citizens gives evidence to House of Lords Citizenship Inquiry

Our written evidence to the House of Lords’ Select Committee Inquiry into Citizenship and Civic Engagement has now been published by Parliament.Read more

Bach Commission supports our call for better legal education for children and young people

The Bach Commission, set up by the Labour Party to advise on ways to improve access to justice, has supported Young Citizens' call for every young person to receive legal education.Read more