A new era of democracy.

We promote, encourage and support the active participation of young people from disadvantaged and minority communities in British democracy and civil society.

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Apply now: Patchwork Party Conference Programme 2024

A Call to Public Service: A Masterclass with Sir Matthew Rycroft KCMG CBE

Politics for Change: Reflections on Zack Polanski AM’s Masterclass

Fostering Inclusion and Navigating a Career: My Masterclass with Dr Hannah White

Launch of the LabTech Community Champion Award


Provided with the opportunity to directly engage with decision makers


Young people supported to engage with mainstream politics


Young people have campaigned with Patchwork Foundation


Young people graduated from our Masterclass Programme

What we do

Activities that provide young people with opportunities to develop their political knowledge and skills.

Get involved and support us to help more young people.

Due to the growing need to support young people with their engagement with civil society and democracy, we believe in using the experience and programmes Patchwork offers as a vehicle to produce amazing young leaders.