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‘Putting local people at the heart of policy’ 

Blog 9 July 2024

Could our new government bring opportunities to work differently? Introducing our organisation’s vision for a fairer, greener and more prosperous, community-powered future.

Rewriting the rulebook

Publication 9 July 2024

This policy brief outlines The Young Foundation’s vision for enhancing social participation in mission-based government.

‘The infrastructure of opportunity’

Blog 5 July 2024

Responding to Keir Starmer’s first speech as Prime Minister, Helen Goulden says government must work collaboratively towards a productive, caring and just society.

‘A chance to rewrite the rulebook and govern differently’

Blog 4 July 2024

Could this General Election deliver deep change in our political systems, and power a collaborative, community-powered future?

Empowering students with a ‘truly civic’ experience

News 17 June 2024

New report urges UK universities to equip all students to be lifelong active citizens through formal learning, campus activities, and community engagement.

Perspectives from a Citizen Scientist

Blog 2 April 2024

Ronnie shares her views on Citizen Science work.  

CiviCast: A history of the Civic University movement

Blog 7 March 2024

In this podcast, our Senior Research Manager Tania Carregha interviews Professor John Goddard OBE.

Nearly three in four professionals experience ‘discriminatory or exclusionary’ behaviour

News 7 March 2024

Research with 12 professional membership and regulatory bodies reveals growing scepticism among professionals that EDI initiatives are ‘box-ticking’ exercises.

Beyond buzzwords – Embedding a systemic approach to EDI across the UK’s professions

Publication 4 March 2024

Report involving more than 7,000 members and learners from 12 professional bodies in the UK offers insights into experiences of EDI initiatives.

Net zero policy risks making the poor poorer

News 20 February 2024

Existing net zero transition policies are likely to make the poor poorer and push struggling communities further into deprivation and exclusion, our new report warns.

Our journey to net zero

Publication 19 February 2024

Our new report warns existing net zero transition policies risk making the poor poorer, and push struggling communities further into deprivation and exclusion. 

‘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.

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