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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. 

Young people propose solutions to youth mental health crisis

News 28 March 2022

New research – led by 16- to 20-year-olds and conducted with 10- to 21-year-olds in England – shares a youth vision for a healthier, happier post-Covid future.  

Peer-to-peer mental health support for those that need it most 

Feature 10 December 2021

How a chance meeting at a sport hall led to a mental health app, that’s been supported to grow by the BOOST programme, and is now a go-to support service for thousands of young people.

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.

Kickstart reports – sprint one

Publication 26 November 2021

Reports designed and created by young people on the Kickstart scheme, exploring experiences of employment among LGBTQ+ young people, and those with ADHD.

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.

Inspiring local projects in Tower Hamlets receive grants

News 9 April 2021

As a provider of the Tower Hamlets Council ‘Communities Driving Change’ programme, The Young Foundation announces a new grant scheme, supporting local residents to minimise negative health and wellbeing impacts on their communities.

Vaccine hesitancy fuelled by need for more information on safety

News 22 January 2021

A nationally representative survey of 2,005 UK residents confirms that only a little more than half (57%) are keen to take the vaccine as soon as possible. Almost a quarter (22%) say they need ‘more information’ before making their decision.

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

A vaccine: will we take it?

News 15 November 2020

Just before hopeful news of a new Covid-19 vaccine emerged this week, 123 people across the country were asked to share their thoughts on taking a vaccine, their reasons behind this – and who should receive it as a priority.

Community, Covid-19 and you: ways to share your stories

News 6 April 2020

Covid-19 is radically changing the way we go about our day-to-day lives. It’s shifting where we turn for help and support, and how we interact with friends, family and neighbours. The Young Foundation is asking people to share their experiences of physical and social distancing, asking how you connect with friends and family during this fast-changing and challenging time.

Community in a time of Covid-19

News 6 April 2020

Building on our long heritage of seeking to understand and involve communities in issues that directly affect them, The Young Foundation has today launched a landmark programme of research, focussed on understanding what it really feels like to live in a society characterised by contagion and containment. 

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