Can we predict where two children born, in different parts of the country will end up in later life? Our blog on how radical educational solutions and alternatives are needed to improve social mobility.Find out more
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Michael Young and Peter Willmott.
Family and Kinship in East London, 1957
Our Director of Places and Communities, Nat Defriend sets out four key challenges for everyone who is committed to challenging inequality and empowering communities.Find out more
This week, after a year and a half researching on the MONDRAGON Corporation, Director of Research, Mary Hodgson, attended a day with small co-operatives, academics and city stakeholders in Leeds to discuss the role of civil society organisations in creating inclusive economies. Read her top five thoughts from the day.Find out more
Researcher, Hannah Rich, asks: what are the social and economic costs of austerity policies designed to reduce public debt?Find out more
How do the main political parties promise to build an inclusive economy? The Young Foundation are proud to be part of Social Economy Alliance, read our Manifesto Mash-Up of their pledges for the 2017 General Election.Find out more
The Young Foundation, led by CEO Baroness Glenys Thornton, challenges the political parties and parliamentary candidates to ask themselves these key questions on inequalities when writing their manifestos.Find out more
Social innovation can be understood as innovative ideas which simultaneously are good for society and enhance society’s capacity to act. Through the experimentation work package of SIC, we are working with local partners, using the tools and methods of social innovation to co-create solutions to collectively defined local issues and challenges. We recruited 5 diverse... Find out more
Ed Mayo, Secretary General of Co-operatives UK blogs about Humanity at Work, our latest research report, on MONDRAGON Corporation, the world’s largest industrial cooperative association.Find out more
The Young Foundation, in partnership with Co-operatives UK, have created a joint set of key learnings that government and civil society can take from this model for the UK and beyond. We will be utilizing these proposals to influence the debate going forward on how to develop truly inclusive societies.Find out more
On International Women's Day 2017, our weekly news brief celebrates the work of women and highlights how our research and partnering organisations are working to tackle continuing gender inequalities.Find out more