Young Citizens

Young Citizens is Coram's award-winning programme for young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds aged 16-25. 

Young Citizens


Young Citizens Trainers co-design and run workshops for other young people who are new to the country. They share their experiences to help others make positive lives for themselves in London.

We are offering workshops on the asylum process, care system, wellbeing and support networks to over 800 16-25 year olds from migrant and refugee backgrounds based in North West and South East London over the next three years.

If you're interested in hosting a workshop at your college, local authority or youth group in Barnet, Brent, Harrow, Lewisham, Lambeth or Southwark please contact

“Young people leading is something very powerful - they are the special thing, they are the power. Their story is so inspiring. It’s so great to hear their stories and see their confidence to deliver the session and hear where they’ve got to”. Youth Worker from Barnet

Thank you to Young Londoner's Fund and John Lyon’s Charity for making this programme possible.



Find out about our previous projects

Young Citizens Trainers

Coram's Young Citizens Trainers share their experiences to inspire and empower other young people. In this video they share what they've learned, how they've made a difference and what the programme means to them:

Meet Nouh from Coram's Young Citizens project

Register your interest!

If you're interested in joining the Young Citizens project please register your interest below.

Please make sure you have read the privacy notice before applying. Then simply fill in the form at the bottom of this page.

We ask for your date of birth so we can make sure you are eligible for our programmes and to make sure that we follow the right processes to support you in line with your age.

We ask for your age, gender, ethnicity and country of origin so that we can evaluate our programmes and make sure we’re working with a diverse range of young people.

Read the privacy notice here

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