Skip to content

PEER
ACTION
COLLECTIVE

Making communities safer and fairer for young people

HELPING YOUNG PEOPLE
LIVE A LIFE FREE OF VIOLENCE

We’re a group of 16 to 25-year-olds who want to help young people live a life free from violence. Across England and Wales, we’re bringing young people aged 10 to 20 together, listening to what they have to say and turning what we learn into action.

120
PEER RESEARCHERS
1500
CHANGEMAKERS
5000
YOUNG PEOPLE SHARING
THEIR STORIES

Together, we are the Peer Action Collective!

MEET PAC

“PAC is a chance for young people like me to make a difference, whether it’s by doing a small thing or a big thing. I feel lucky to have been chosen to do this and excited about the chance to find ways to help young people build confidence and skills.”
Shamza (18), Bradford

WHERE’S YOUR PAC?

There are PAC projects working to make communities safer and fairer across England and Wales. Find out what’s going on in your area!

CHANGING THE GAME
FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

PAC is funded by the Youth Endowment Fund, the #iwill Fund (a joint investment between The National Lottery Community Fund and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport) and the Co-op Group.

iwill-fund-lock-up-logo

NEWS + INSIGHT

  • News

    News:PAC in Sheffield hit the headlines!

    PAC peer researchers from Sheffield Wednesday Community Programme have been making a splash in the media this month, with local TV news, radio and newspaper all knocking at their door to find out more about their amazing work. If you missed the coverage, you can catch up below! BBC Look North BBC Radio Sheffield Read…
  • Story

    Story:Pearl’s story

    I joined PAC as I wanted to be part of a project which enabled young people to feel empowered. This project allows us as young people to find ways and gain a deeper knowledge of a topic that is usually dismissed and left for adults to “figure out”. I joined this project to be able…
  • Story

    Story:Izzy’s story

    Initially, I hoped that by joining PAC, I could help other people or be a small part in a combined effort of improving my local area and places across the country. Since joining, these hopes have transformed into aspirations beyond what I thought possible. For example, having the opportunity to be a part of the…
For a better viewing experience we recommend you upgrade your browser.