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Family and community vulnerabilities in the transition to net zero

Publication 22 September 2022

Assessing opportunities and potential to develop policy that supports our national journey to net zero, enabling all UK communities to participate and thrive.

‘If the research sector is to truly reflect our diverse communities, we need new forms of partnerships’ 

Blog 20 July 2022

Tom Saunders and Emily Morrison stress the need for more equitable and sustainable models of community engagement in research

An equitable future for research and innovation

Publication 20 July 2022

This report focuses on how the research and innovation (R&I) system can more equitably involve community groups and organisations with less power or representation.

Helping Londoners grow skills and salaries through the cost-of-living crisis 

News 15 July 2022

We’re supporting a new £2m programme, helping people across England’s capital city access employment and skills.  

Here comes the community!

Blog 13 June 2022

Today, local leaders from around the UK descend on Parliament to call for a Community Power Act. Our CEO Helen Goulden welcomes engagement with communities that increases both equality and equity. 

Neighbourhood groups are here to stay, finds campaign for community power

News 13 June 2022

As research highlights the lasting power of community action, we join MPs and campaigners in Parliament to call for legislative change

Introducing the Community Power Act

Publication 13 June 2022

This proposal, supported by The Young Foundation, outlines new laws aim that could fundamentally change where power lies in this country.

Digital solutions: tech-powered responses to 21st century crises

Publication 13 June 2022

This paper explores the potential to develop digital civic infrastructure to support our national growth and drive levelling up.

Response to the Levelling Up White Paper

Publication 14 February 2022

Our report addresses the ‘missions’ of the government’s Levelling Up White Paper and proposes action to work ‘radically differently’ by involving local people and communities to drive meaningful change. 

Time to invest in community leadership

News 9 February 2022

A new report by The Young Foundation’s Chief Executive, Helen Goulden, explores the role and value of community leadership – and suggests what’s needed to support it.

Receding Tide: Understanding unmet needs in a harsher economic climate

Publication 30 January 2009

This interim report warns of the hidden psychological dangers of the recession – unmet psychological needs. Much publicity surrounds the economic costs of the recession but these unmet psychological needs, such as loneliness, stress, frustration, feeling out of control, helpless,

Mapping Britain’s Unmet Needs

Publication 12 June 2006

We were asked to look at needs in Britain by The Commission on Unclaimed Assets and give a rough assessment of the most pressing unmet needs of 60 million people, urban and rural, marginalised and empowered, rich and poor. Our

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