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Our Amplify projects are highlighted in a new report by Big Lottery Fund.Find out more
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How to better harness social innovation ideas and methods to advance gender equality—and vice versaFind out more
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How can we come together as a community to tackle inequality? And how can we make our shared hopes a reality?Find out more
For a large swathe of the Welsh population on low incomes, the economic recovery could be marred by an historic overhang of debt. Overall UK consumer debt trebled in value from 1993 to 2013 reaching £158 billion. This has left many in poverty facing high debt repayments and uncertainty as interest rates are set to start... Find out more
Hannah, a research assistant at the Young Foundation, is about to run her first London Marathon. For the past few weeks she’s been waking up at 7am on a Saturday to the prospect of a 20-mile practice run. Quite frankly, the details I’ve heard over lunch about her punishing training schedule are enough to make... Find out more
Recently, J.K. Rowling broke many of her young fans’ hearts when she revealed that she didn’t believe her characters Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger to be ideally suited to one another. There were tears, and numerous outraged articles written telling the author to keep her revisionist opinions to herself – for these readers, the final book... Find out more
A few of us from the Young Foundation were lucky enough to spend the first week of the year in Paris taking part in the first of four EMAPS Sprints. EMAPS (Electronic Maps to Assist Public Science) is an EU funded research project which brings together data scientists, designers, social scientists, programmers and coders from... Find out more