Ana Popovici, London Borough of Wandsworth : How has youth participation changed your organisation?

Ana Popovici is Director of Children’s Services at the London Borough of Wandsworth.  She is passionate about social work and has a special interest in how services can be modernised to support today’s generation of vulnerable people. She kindly shared her thoughts on why youth participation is so important and Read more…

Rebecca Price, The Prince’s Trust : How has youth participation changed your organisation?

The Prince’s Trust is one of the UK’s leading youth charities, helping young people aged 11 to 30 get into jobs, education, and training. Becky is the Senior Head of Service Delivery for the Health & Social Care contract at the charity – a role which includes working with Participation Read more…

Nicola Reid, Movement To Work: How has youth participation changed your organisation?

Movement to Work inspires employers to help young people change their lives through positive encounters with work. Their Head of Regional Development, Nicola Read, kindly shared her thoughts on why youth participation is so important – and how Participation People’s training and development of their Young Champions has enhanced their Read more…

Barry Percy-Smith: Why does youth participation matter?

Barry Percy-Smith is Professor of Childhood, Youth and Participatory Practice at the University of Huddersfield, UK and Director of the Just Futures Centre for Child, Youth, Family and Community research. He has extensive experience as a participatory action researcher in research, evaluation and development projects in a wide range of Read more…

Rajwinder Kaur Cheema, Kooth plc: How has youth participation changed your organisation?

  Rajwinder Kaur Cheema is the Head of Participation at Kooth plc. Raj builds partnerships with organisations to help teams in Kooth connect with children, young people and adults, and to deliver safe participation work. She also helps colleagues to build their confidence in participation through sharing knowledge and good Read more…

Maria Clarke, Dorset Wildlife Trust: How has youth participation changed your organisation?

  Dorset Wildlife Trust is the leading charity dedicated to nature conservation in Dorset. Participation People partnered with the charity to help make its magazine more appealing to young people. Our Young Journalists worked closely with their team to ensure the magazine catered for young people, with the aim to Read more…

Hear from our team this #PowerofYouth Day: why does youth participation matter?

None of our youth participation programmes would happen without the incredible people working behind the scenes. To celebrate #PowerofYouth Day, George, Azsia and Stasia shared their views on why youth participation – and Participation People – are vital to building better organisations, services and communities.     Why is youth Read more…