Blogs from the Foyer Federation team and our friends. Reflections on our work, the Foyer approach, working with young people and other interesting things. To discuss contributing to this blog please email

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A coaching journey

                 Photo: Darren Robson Ubong Umotong, an employee at HSBC Private Bank was compelled to become a Changemakers coach so he could contribute to society by sharing his life…


Hearing the voice of young people

There’s a story behind everything.  How a picture got on a wall.  How a scar got on your face.  Sometimes the stories are simple, and sometimes they are hard and heart-breaking. Mitch Alborn, For One More…

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Get connected – Youth Worker Survey

Calling all those who work with young people! Please take a moment to fill out this survey from Get Connected, which aims to assess the impact of cuts on youth support on front line workers and the…


Guest blog: Taking on the Giant

In our latest guest blog, we’re bringing you something slightly different. Taking on the Giant is an initiative which aims to celebrate, inspire and empower young people to make an exceptional difference in the world. Their mission…

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We need a ‘deal’ that works for all young people

“Show us what’s next because WE are next”. That phrase has been ringing in my ears for the last few weeks. It came from a short film where young people talked about the impact of Changemakers’…


The art of storytelling: Healthy Conversations

“Stories are a communal currency of humanity.” – Tahir Shah, in Arabian Nights Five iPads. Two apps. One day. Approximately two (hundred) cups of tea.  A whopping twenty five unique and powerful stories waiting to be told….