Leeds150 Legacy Programme

The Leeds150 Legacy programme is a free opportunity for young people to create a lasting legacy across Leeds taking place 20th and 21st March 2024.

Leeds is hosting a fourth Legacy programme this November, offering up to 100 young people aged 18-25 in Leeds an opportunity to shape its future.  The Leeds150 Legacy programme is a leadership development programme delivered by Common Purpose that will challenge a diverse group of 100 young people to think about what their generation’s legacy will be.  

The programme will bring together 18-25 year-olds from across Leeds. This is an exciting opportunity to meet new people and join a community of young leaders who care about making change happen in Leeds.

Throughout this programme, which is free to attend thanks to generous sponsorship from Leeds City Council, RSM UK and the University of Leeds, participants will work together to tackle an important challenge for Leeds. Participants will investigate issues, collaborate, hold difficult conversations and work through ideas. They will then test, refine and present these ideas to local senior leaders. 

The programme takes place20th and 21st March 2024 Young people aged 18-25 can apply at: https://commonpurpose.org/legacy/leeds150

Leeds150 is part of Legacy, a global campaign by international leadership development organization Common Purpose. They invest in young people across the world so they can become a connected generation of leaders with a clear vision for what their legacy will be.  

Leeds150 will give you the opportunity to:

  • Meet a new, diverse group of young people and established leaders who care about making change happen in Leeds
  • Develop and practice leadership skills such as problem solving, communication and team working
  • Earn great experience that will benefit your CV and LinkedIn profile and receive Leeds150 certificate
  • Receive free, personalised coaching sessions from Know You More


20th and 21st March 2024

Who can apply?

Anyone living, working, or studying in Leeds aged 18-25.


Free – The programme is fully funded and there are no costs to take part.