The Young Foundation starts 2022 with a focus on collective energy. Helen Goulden reflects on the challenges and opportunities ahead.
Voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations around Southampton are invited to express their interest in recruiting peer researchers to explore issues around Covid-19 and support collective action.
We offer a platform to our Kickstart team, who have been employed by The Young Foundation to develop peer research skills. Here, they explore financial literacy.
Elly McDade had big dreams and bags of ambition, but struggled at school and found herself on Universal Credit – until finding the Kickstart peer researcher programme.
Having struggled with her own mental health, 16-year-old Eva Woods is currently working as a peer researcher in secondary schools, talking to other young people seeking support.
Call for submissions
Hive is a new conference, bringing people involved in commissioning, delivering and responding to peer research together.
If you would like to run a session, present your work, or participate in a roundtable, find out how you can take part – we would love to hear from you!Submit your idea
Join the campaign for community power
People should have the power to shape the places they live.
The We’re Right Here campaign seeks to push decision-making into the hands of communities, creating a fairer society. It’s about finding solutions to issues such as inequality, loneliness, local decline, and mistrust that are informed and shaped by local insights.
Join us, community leaders, and campaigning organisations across the UK to call for a new Community Power Act.