New research from Kickstart peer research trainees uncovers prejudice and discrimination and explores its impact.
18 May 2022
10:00am – 11:00am
A session chaired by Dr Alessandra Radicati and Dr James Shraiky of UCL’s Institute for Global Prosperity
Social investment fund, set up to tackle disadvantage in education, shares learnings.
Helen Goulden shares a new report, and celebrates greater participation of young people in the research sector.
Victoria Boelman asks what we can all do to increase the diversity of people putting themselves forward for local elections.
Research led and directed by peer researchers on the Kickstart scheme explores the role social media plays in amplifying discrimination, hate and abuse.
A new report by The Young Foundation’s Chief Executive, Helen Goulden, explores the role and value of community leadership – and suggests what’s needed to support it.
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