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‘A community space, a pub, and better lighting in public spaces’

Blog 2 February 2024

What do communities need? Leonie Taylor reflects on the realities of engaging local people in planning strategies and highlights the importance of peer research as a driver for change.

‘Building peace together’: a complex social endeavour

Feature 29 November 2023

Nearly 40 years ago, Michael Young and his contemporaries sought to support peace around the world. Their vision is still core to International Alert – and our collective future, says Executive Director Nic Hailey CMG.

Hive Minds: Lambeth Early Action Partnership (LEAP) community research evaluation

13 December 2023
12:30pm – 1:30pm

First hand insights from Dartington Services Design Lab community researchers in South London.

Policy brief for our journey to net zero

Publication 12 October 2023

This policy brief presents research findings and recommendations for how to ensure the UK’s transition to net zero leaves no one behind. It shares insights from a two-year programme of work, funded by the Nuffield Foundation..

Report preview: Family and community vulnerabilities in the transition to net zero

12 October 2023
10:45am – 4:20pm

Join our day of net zero events, with a morning event (10.45am – 1pm) on national policy for a just transition, and an afternoon event (2-4.30pm) on regional policy.

Rights and risks: Migrant labour exploitation in London

Publication 6 June 2023

Commissioned by the Mayor of London and supported by FLEX, this report hears from London’s migrant workers, gaining a deeper understanding of their working conditions and the struggles they face through peer-led research.

Five ways a community-centred policy agenda could take us to a fairer future

Publication 31 March 2023

This paper was submitted to the Labour Party’s National Policy Forum (NPF) Consultation in March 2023 on the topic of empowered communities.

Leading research, driving change

Publication 22 March 2023

Sharing insights into youth experiences of violence, and young people’s solutions to drive safer, fairer futures in England and Wales.

Research and engagement to develop ’15-Minute Neighbourhoods’ in Waltham Forest

Publication 22 March 2023

This report shares insights from the Waltham Forest ’15-Minute Neighbourhood’ project, pinpointing what residents think is important for their neighbourhoods to have and provide within easy reach.

Call for evidence launches to inform policy for youth engagement

News 9 March 2023

Our Civic Journey programme announces a call for evidence to help shape policy recommendations to support young people to develop as active and empowered citizens.

Community Knowledge Fund awards 24 grants across the UK 

News 1 February 2023

Supporting knowledge creation ‘by everyone, for everyone’, UKRI is today awarding grants totalling £240,000 to organisations and community groups.

Supporting migrant workers in London

News 21 December 2022

A new project with GLA and FLEX will examine what can be done to improve access to employment support and advice services for migrant workers at risk of abuse and exploitation.

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