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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

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.

‘We need to address how we educate young people about money’

Blog 21 January 2022

We offer a platform to our Kickstart team, who have been employed by The Young Foundation to develop peer research skills. Here, they explore financial literacy. 

‘A time to recharge, renew – and participate in your future’

Blog 19 January 2022

The Young Foundation starts 2022 with a focus on collective energy. Helen Goulden reflects on the challenges and opportunities ahead.

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

Blog 7 December 2021

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

Research shows local engagement can increase Covid-19 vaccine take-up

News 19 November 2021

A new UK-US collaborative study examining vaccine engagement highlights the importance of tapping into local knowledge and leadership.

New Civic Strength Index to help London build back better

News 6 October 2021

A new Civic Strength Index launches today. Co-designed and co-created by Londoners, the Index aims to help boroughs and organisations in England’s capital city support discussions about the strengths of their communities and consider how to build on them, following the Covid-19 pandemic.

The UpSwing: The Young Foundation in conversation with Robert D. Putnam and Shaylyn Romney Garrett

Blog 12 March 2021

You can now watch The Young Foundation and The Institute for Community Studies’s event with the ‘poet laureate of civil society’ Robert D. Putnam and Shaylyn Romney Garrett.

https://youtu.be/_J4u8hdqkSE

Understanding local patterns of volunteer activity during Covid-19

News 3 March 2021

Together with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), The Young Foundation is conducting new research to understand the various ways in which volunteers have been (and continue to be) active within local authority areas across England during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Welcome to the Museum of 2020

Blog 28 January 2021

In December last year, we asked you: What object sums up your experiences of 2020? What object will most remind you of 2020 in years to come? What ‘thing’ couldn’t you have coped without? Or has kept your spirits up?

Vaccine hesitancy fuelled by need for more information on safety

News 22 January 2021

A nationally representative survey of 2,005 UK residents confirms that only a little more than half (57%) are keen to take the vaccine as soon as possible. Almost a quarter (22%) say they need ‘more information’ before making their decision.

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