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.

The latest

Learning and Growing: A Student’s Perspective on Mark Drakeford MS’s Inspiring Masterclass

Mahvesh Ibrar stood in centre of photo. Backdrop of an open doorway on the left of a vertical banner with the Patchwork logo.

Reflections from the 2023 MP of the Year Awards Ceremony

Exploring Political Journalism: My Masterclass with Eleni Courea

Executing Politics with Empathy

Photo of a man stood at a white podium wearing a blue shirt smiling. Podium has red sign reading "Labour". Behind the man is a backdrop with the union jack.

Campaigning for change: My Labour Party internship


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.