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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.  

‘More must be done to confront online racism’

Blog 18 February 2022

Research led and directed by peer researchers on the Kickstart scheme explores the role social media plays in amplifying discrimination, hate and abuse.

Response to the Levelling Up White Paper

Publication 14 February 2022

Our report addresses the ‘missions’ of the government’s Levelling Up White Paper and proposes action to work ‘radically differently’ by involving local people and communities to drive meaningful change. 

Government publishes plans to address UK inequality

News 2 February 2022

The delayed Levelling Up White Paper pledges a ‘huge shift of power’ towards local people.

Report finds postgraduates seeking ‘a sense of belonging’

News 1 February 2022

Ethnic minority postgraduate researchers share their experiences of discrimination at small and specialist institutions.

Kickstart reports – sprint two

Publication 20 January 2022

A report designed and created by young people on the Kickstart scheme, exploring experiences of financial literacy.

Finding sustainability in an unfashionable market 

Feature 10 December 2021

Purple Shoots is supported by BOOST, a scheme helping organisations maximise their impact through partnerships with government, business and wider civil society.

‘No more dead ends’

Feature 10 December 2021

With support from the BOOST scheme, Career Ear provides tools, skills and advice to help people find secure career paths that aren’t at risk of automation

Bridging the digital divide

Feature 10 December 2021

With support from The Young Foundation and BOOST, the environmental campaigning charity Hubbub’s smartphone donation scheme has cut both digital isolation and CO2 emissions.

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.

Digital exclusion in the West Midlands

Project 8 December 2021

We are exploring experiences of digital exclusion on behalf of the West Midlands Combined Authority, conducting research until March 2022.  

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.

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