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‘Perceptions of “good” have shifted – and insights are stronger for it’

Blog 5 October 2022

Peer research can meaningfully involve communities in generating evidence – but Zoe Dibb says more must be done to evaluate quality and effectiveness.  

A community-led transition to net zero

Blog 27 September 2022

At the Labour Party’s annual conference, we asked how we can help the UK’s most vulnerable families participate in a fair transition to a fairer, greener future?

Research on youth volunteering discussed on the Third Sector podcast

Blog 27 September 2022

Emily Morrison discusses new research from Institute for Community Studies on the Third Sector podcast.

Building ‘15-minute neighbourhoods’: what’s on your doorstep?  

News 29 July 2022

We’re working with communities and the Council in Waltham Forest to better understand local needs and shape neighbourhoods 

Report shares recommendations from our Kickstart experience

News 21 July 2022

As our final cohort of young researchers finish their placement, we shares key learnings and reflections 

Kickstarting careers in research

Publication 21 July 2022

This report shares learnings from The Young Foundation’s participation in the Department for Work and Pensions’ Kickstart Scheme.

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.  

Report finds social enterprises funded by The Young Academy benefit 1.8m learners

News 20 April 2022

Social investment fund, set up by The Young Foundation, UBS and the Cabinet Office to tackle disadvantage in education, shares learnings from eight years of flexible and patient finance.

Young people propose solutions to youth mental health crisis

News 28 March 2022

New research – led by 16- to 20-year-olds and conducted with 10- to 21-year-olds in England – shares a youth vision for a healthier, happier post-Covid future.  

Report finds postgraduates seeking ‘a sense of belonging’

News 1 February 2022

Ethnic minority postgraduate researchers share their experiences of discrimination at small and specialist institutions.

‘Empowering young people will drive better mental health support’

Blog 25 January 2022

Having struggled with her own mental health, 16-year-old Eva Woods is currently working as a peer researcher in secondary schools, talking to other young people seeking support.

Kickstart reports – sprint one

Publication 26 November 2021

Reports designed and created by young people on the Kickstart scheme, exploring experiences of employment among LGBTQ+ young people, and those with ADHD.

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