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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.
Publication 22 March 2023
This report shares insights from the Waltham Forest ’15-Minute Neighbourhood’ project, pinpointing what residents think is important for their neighbourhoods to have and provide within easy reach.
News 15 December 2022
Linking community, health and social sectors together, Living Roots is a new collaborative programme working to improve health equity in the west London borough of Ealing.
News 23 September 2022
We’re working with Power to Change, a trust supporting community business and funding community climate action.
Navigating uncertainty and remaining resilient: the experience of community businesses during Covid-19
Publication 10 December 2020
Funded by Power to Change, this Community Businesses and COVID-19 report explores the impacts of Covid-19 on community businesses in England and the ways they adapted in response. Community businesses provide support to communities all over the country. They are
Publication 15 November 2019
The inequalities in investment across England and the rest of the UK has come under increasing scrutiny in recent years – especially when considered through the lens of multiple deprivation. Since the EU referendum in 2016, more political and media
Publication 5 December 2017
Parks have a special place in the modern urban landscape as they are publicly owned, free to use and exist simply for our enjoyment, regardless of our background or social background. Spending time outdoors provides respite from the stresses of
Publication 4 December 2017
Do you work directly with refugees and asylum seekers? This resource book will share information on how the use of public space can help to facilitate wellbeing and inclusion, and offers ideas for supporting positive experiences. Are you involved in
Publication 18 June 2016
From January to June 2016, the Young Foundation worked with Power to Change and Social Enterprise UK in three very different Sheffield neighbourhoods, Manor, Upperthorpe and Heeley, to explore approaches to place-based investment in the city. The report is based on semi-structured
Publication 9 November 2015
The Bench Project finds that benches in our towns and cities, though easily overlooked, play a crucial role in social life. This publication argues that benches are currently being removed from public spaces, damaging community life and social integration. Benches
Publication 3 July 2015
This report sets out the results of a pilot study conducted on behalf of Barnet Borough Council. The project had three primary aims: Map the networks and relationships which exist between people and organisations within a particular area of the
Publication 1 December 2011
This paper, produced by the Social Life team when at The Young Foundation, reviews the experience of urban community land trusts in England. It identifies practical lessons about how to establish a community land trust and investigates common issues and
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