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‘A time to recharge, renew – and participate in your future’

Blog 19 January 2022

The Young Foundation starts 2022 with a focus on collective energy. Helen Goulden reflects on the challenges and opportunities ahead.

Exploring experiences of Covid-19 in Southampton

Project 17 January 2022

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.

Webinar: civic virtue and voluntary spirit

18 January 2022
5:00pm – 6:15pm

There was upsurge in social action during the pandemic. This webinar will consider how society can build on that ‘voluntary spirit’, calling for a cross-party focus on community-mindedness.

Diversity and inclusion in Community Land Trusts

Project 9 December 2021

Work with the Community Land Trust Network, training and supporting their members and volunteers to undertake peer research on diversity and inclusion.

Campaign for Community Power launches today

Blog 2 December 2021

Embracing our mission to support better-connected, stronger communities, The Young Foundation is proud to be part of We’re Right Here: The Campaign for Community Power, which launches today.

Research shows local engagement can increase Covid-19 vaccine take-up

News 19 November 2021

A new UK-US collaborative study examining vaccine engagement highlights the importance of tapping into local knowledge and leadership.

Beyond the ‘blah, blah, blah’: we need a new kind of climate activism

Blog 4 November 2021

Helen Goulden reflects on people power and partnership as tools for change – and says the cacophony around COP26 speaks volumes.

Understanding local patterns of volunteer activity during Covid-19

News 3 March 2021

Together with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), The Young Foundation is conducting new research to understand the various ways in which volunteers have been (and continue to be) active within local authority areas across England during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Welcome to the Museum of 2020

Blog 28 January 2021

In December last year, we asked you: What object sums up your experiences of 2020? What object will most remind you of 2020 in years to come? What ‘thing’ couldn’t you have coped without? Or has kept your spirits up?

Leaders are waking up to value of listening and humbleness

Blog 25 September 2020

At the third and final Inclusive Economy Partnership BOOST engagement event last week we heard something quite magical from the range of leaders who spoke.

National Peer Research Network welcomes 15 new members

News 23 July 2020

A new cohort of peer researchers has graduated from 6 weeks of remote training and officially joined The Young Foundation’s National Peer Research Network.

Supporting Civic Universities

News 23 July 2020

Cross-sector approaches, collaborations and partnerships are at the heart of great local, social and national change. Being able to model that through the Civic University Network – at a governance, advisory, and delivery level – feels really important.

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