Social Action

Youth-led social action - also known as community action - is about young people identifying and tackling issues to make change in their communities.

Feeling connected to your community and invested in local decision-making is key to citizenship. Young people can do this by campaigning, taking practical action, providing peer support or fundraising.

Our education team has designed resources and training to help you lead inspiring, youth-led social action projects in the local community.

Explore our range of programmes and courses below or get in touch for a chat.

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Bring About Change

A youth-led social action programme for secondary and post-16 learners. Building on the success of our popular Make a...

Make a Difference Challenge

The Make a Difference Challenge is a child-led social action programme that empowers some of our youngest citizens. It...

Circle of Life Award

The Circle of Life Award has been set up by Disney Theatrical Productions in partnership with Young Citizens to...

Lessons, Community, KS2 (ages 7-11)

Make a Difference in a Day

The Make a Difference in a Day resource pack has been created for teachers who want to deliver a...

Introduction to Social Action for Primary Teachers (online training)

ONLINE TRAINING: SHORTLISTED FOR THE TEACH PRIMARY AWARDS 2020. Thanks to a grant from the Pears #iwill Fund, primary school teachers can sign up for a free online training course…

Getting heard: engaging with decision-makers (online training)

Engaging with decision-makers and influential people to make change in your community. For many young people, taking part in...

Social Action in Community Spaces (online training)

Our community spaces matter. They’re where we are free to be ourselves, to meet and share ideas with others,...