events

The UpSwing

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In Conversation with Robert Putnam, Shaylyn Romney Garrett & Special Guests February 24th 2021, 5.30pm-7.00pm GMT – online The Young Foundation and the Institute for Community Studies invite you to join the ‘poet laureate of civil society’ Robert Putnam and Shaylyn Romney Garrett to discuss their new book: The Upswing, How America Came Together a... Find out more

publications

Positioning Peer Research in a Policy Context

Following on from our Peer Research in the UK report, we are delighted to be sharing our companion piece: Peer Research in a Policy Context, commissioned by The Open University. With increasing interest towards evidence-based policy, comes a greater understanding of the value in using the experience and perspectives of people directly affected by social... Find out more

press releases

The Young Foundation is Moving

13 November 2020

13th November 2020: The Young Foundation is announcing today that it will be moving from its long-standing home in 18 Victoria Park Square and is in the process of selling the property. This is the end of a very significant era for The Young Foundation, but the start of a more ambitious strategy to support... Find out more

blog

KnowsleyFutures Project Launch

We’re delighted to be working on an exciting new project with Knowsley Council, generously funded by a grant from The National Lottery Community Fund, which invites people who live and work in Knowsley to share their experiences of life during the Covid-19 pandemic, and their hopes for the future, in a unique online story-telling project.... Find out more

Publication

Peer Research in the UK

We’re delighted to be sharing with you a new report – Peer Research in the UK – which takes an in-depth look at the use of peer research in the UK today. It aims to provide a comprehensive introduction to the methodology and advocate for its value as a legitimate and insightful research approach, with... Find out more

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Calling NW Tower Hamlets Residents and Groups: apply for funding and support to develop your community project or idea

Communities Driving Change Small Grants supports community projects in North West Tower Hamlets to improve health and wellbeing. This fund is part of the Tower Hamlets Communities Driving Change (CDC) programme funded by Tower Hamlets Council. Our CDC Small Grants will support local people, groups and organisations to get their community projects off the ground.... Find out more