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Here comes the community!

Blog 13 June 2022

Today, local leaders from around the UK descend on Parliament to call for a Community Power Act. Our CEO Helen Goulden welcomes engagement with communities that increases both equality and equity. 

Neighbourhood groups are here to stay, finds campaign for community power

News 13 June 2022

As research highlights the lasting power of community action, we join MPs and campaigners in Parliament to call for legislative change

Digital solutions: tech-powered responses to 21st century crises

Publication 13 June 2022

This paper explores the potential to develop digital civic infrastructure to support our national growth and drive levelling up.

‘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.

The Covid decade: understanding the long-term societal impacts of Covid-19.

Publication 7 April 2021

The Institute of Community Studies is delighted to have contributed to The British Academy’s timely evidence review to understand the long-term societal impacts of COVID-19. It makes sobering reading for any who thought the end of the pandemic would see

Communities Driving Change: Covid-19 response to recovery

Publication 21 December 2020

In the summer of 2020, the Tower Hamlets Communities Driving Change (CDC) team at The Young Foundation came together with FutureGov to understand how communities were responding to the public health challenge of Covid-19. We explored how we could work

Navigating uncertainty and remaining resilient: the experience of community businesses during Covid-19

Publication 10 December 2020

Funded by Power to Change, this Community Businesses and COVID-19 report explores the impacts of Covid-19 on community businesses in England and the ways they adapted in response. Community businesses provide support to communities all over the country. They are

Let the roll-out begin – vaccine hesitancy, dilemmas and division  

Publication 4 December 2020

As part of our Covid-19 and Community Life study, generously funded by a Wellcome Trust public engagement grant, we are excited to be sharing the fourth snapshot of our insights in a new report on vaccines.  Download the report In recent weeks, the news

Covid-19 and community life: the people’s strategy

Publication 29 October 2020

As new restrictions are implemented across the UK, over two-thirds of participants reported feeling as though the government have been handling the coronavirus pandemic badly. But what would they do differently? We asked 125 people across the country to imagine

Covid-19 and community life: why are cases rising?

Publication 8 October 2020

As part of our Covid-19 Community Life study, generously supported by a Wellcome Trust Public Engagement grant, this report is the second snapshot of insights. With Covid-19 cases rising, and restrictions tightening again, this snapshot responds to a turning point

Covid-19 and community life: divided we stand?

Publication 30 September 2020

As part of our Covid-19 Community Life study, generously supported by a Wellcome Trust Public Engagement grant, this report is the first snapshot of insights. As the pandemic arrived on UK shores, the country was already sharply divided. We had

How Covid-19 changed community life in the UK

Publication 9 July 2020

A week by week archive of life during a pandemic. Understanding the impact on people and communities. Covid-19 has radically changed the way we go about our day-to-day lives. It has shifted where we turn for help and support and

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