New year – and changes are afoot here at the Citizenship Foundation

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More than ever the future of our communities and our society – even our planet – depends on empowering the next generation to become active citizens. We all know the serious challenges our society is facing, as confidence in democratic systems Continue reading

Empowering Young People for a Strong Society – our new strategic plan

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The Citizenship Foundation has published our new 10-year Strategic Plan, to help children and young people become active, engaged, motivated members of democratic society.  At a time when society feels increasingly polarised, and people’s faith in democracy has been shaken, Continue reading

Prince Charles’ #iWill reminds schools to start social action young

CEO Andy makes our pledge at the second anniversary of #iWill

Yesterday I attended the uplifting second anniversary of #iWill – the campaign to get 60% of young people engaging in meaningful social action in their communities by 2020. The campaign’s patron Prince Charles made an impassioned call for more people Continue reading