Leaders Unlocked enables young people to have a stronger voice and influence over the issues that affect their lives. In education, policing, health, justice, we help organisations to involve the people who matter and shape decision-making for the better.


Health & Wellbeing


Criminal Justice

"Opportunities such as this are almost one in a million.”

Mental health conditions
affect about 1 in 5 young people

By harnessing young people’s
experiences and views, decision-makers
can gain deeper understanding
of mental health issues in their area


LU Strategy Internships

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Student Commission on Sexual Violence

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The Young Advocates for Youth Justice  

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Mental Health Foundation Young Leaders

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Student Commission on Racial Justice

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IOPC Youth Panel

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Young Justice Advisors

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The Young People’s Future Health Inquiry

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North Ayrshire Mental Health Commission

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Get involved

If you’re interested in getting involved with the work we do at Leaders Unlocked, please do send us a message via our contact us page. We are always keen to hear from young people who may want to take part in our projects, as well as professionals who may want to collaborate.

More than 65% of our
staff came from Leaders Unlocked projects

"In this world it’s difficult for young people to feel like they have a say or a voice, and increasingly it feels like the world we’re going to be left is pretty crazy… in the midst of that it feels like we’re doing something positive and we are taking ownership of the situation."