Useful youth participation resources

The following links provide useful youth participation resources including research, toolkits and websites.


Carnegie Young Peoples Initiative

Carnegie Young Peoples Initiative have a number of excellent in-depth research reports on youth participation.

The Forum for Youth Investment

The Forum for Youth Investment have a wealth of research and practical experience in the field of youth participation.


Taking Young People Seriously

An Australian series of excellent practical toolkits on different aspects of youth participation from consulting young people to involving young people on boards and committees.

Youth participation websites

Participation Works

An online gateway to the world of children and young people's participation in the United Kingdom.

The Freechild Project

Resources, training, and consultation on youth voice, youth-led activism, meaningful youth involvement, and youth-adult partnerships.