‘I never thought a research career was for someone like me’

Elly McDade had big dreams and bags of ambition, but struggled at school and found herself on Universal Credit – until finding the Kickstart peer researcher programme. 

‘To make lasting change, we need more than slogans’

Partnership and community-driven action are key to reducing inequalities, building stronger local economies, and addressing our national and global challenges, says Lydia Ragoonanan.

Campaign for Community Power launches today

Embracing our mission to support better-connected, stronger communities, The Young Foundation is proud to be part of We’re Right Here: The Campaign for Community Power, which launches today.

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