Projects

#refugeeswelcome in parks

In urban contexts of increasing refugee new arrivals, this project investigates how parks have the potential impact to improve the wellbeing of refugees and support integration at the local scale.

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A revolutionary approach to solving urban challenges

GeniUS! Open The Young Foundation is working with  Innovate York on  GeniUS! Open – a project aiming to revolutionise the way citizens and local organisations can propose solutions to social, economic and environmental challenges in their city. GeniUS! was developed by Science City York  and City of York Council.  It is now being piloted with Tallinn (Estonia), Siracusa (Italy), and San Sebastian... Find out more

Amplify Barking & Dagenham

Barking and Dagenham is a borough of London with a rich diversity of people, spaces, local activities and communities keen to make change. Through our amplify model, using the tools of story-telling and community action, The Young Foundation in partnership with Community Resources, are supporting local people and organisations, to amplify the strengths and assets... Find out more

Amplify Leeds

A joint project between The Young Foundation, Leeds City Council and The Joseph Rowntree Foundation, aimed at identifying the new ideas, networks and partnerships transforming the city. Leeds has many assets including a thriving voluntary sector and an entrepreneurial business community. Building on the Council’s concept of Civic Enterprise, this project has sought to bring... Find out more