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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. 

‘Reflections on Michael Young’s legacy’

Blog 8 February 2024

Find out more about Michael Young’s legacy and the important work carried out by the institutions he founded over the years.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWnFIVj4gDU

A five-point plan for a green and fair future

Blog 8 February 2024

Net zero transition must leave no one behind, says Emily Morrison – and our research shows how national policy can make it so

‘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.

‘From incarceration to transformation’: creating homes for former prisoners

Blog 25 January 2024

Darryn Frost QGM says the Community Knowledge Fund grant awarded to his organisation was a catalyst for positive change, ensuring prison-leavers are seen, heard and housed.

Big Challenge Education winners announced

News 24 January 2024

Competition celebrates young people’s innovations in education, with winners addressing climate anxiety, healthy eating, and technology-enabled support for blind and visually impaired people

Adira Andlay

Person 16 January 2024

With a specialisation in co-design and citizen engagement, Adira leads a range of mixed-method research projects, from community-led social innovation to supporting peer research training. She has a multidisciplinary background in design research, social innovation and visual communication.

Trustee

Vacancy 16 January 2024

As a driving force and pioneer in our field, we are looking to build the best non-executive team to steer the organisation. We are interested in hearing from candidates from across the UK and all sectors; voluntary, community, social enterprise, public and private.

Introduction to peer research course

18 April 2024
9:30am – 3:30pm

This online course is for organisations wishing to develop their peer research project management skills in-house. A previous participant said: “I learnt a lot and feel inspired.”

‘If there is nowhere to go, communities go nowhere’

Blog 9 January 2024

Reflecting on the Community Ownership Commission’s report, Helen Goulden says local people have huge ambition to create great places to live, work and thrive – and so should any government.

Revolutionising institutions: the enduring legacy of Michael Young 

Feature 30 November 2023

In a world of social movements, networks and fast-paced change, Young shows us that institutions prevail as fashions and political agendas come and go. By Helen Goulden.

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