Health and Wellbeing
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‘With true collaboration, people can shape the places they live’
Blog 22 March 2023
What’s on your doorstep? Helen Goulden welcomes the 15-Minute Neighbourhood concept, helping communities access the services and amenities they feel are important.
Research and engagement to develop ’15-Minute Neighbourhoods’ in Waltham Forest
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.
‘Health equality has been de-prioritised for decades’
Blog 13 March 2023
Emily Morrison highlights the ‘triple injustice’ in knowledge and evidence, gender identity, and social policy that perpetuates health inequity.
Supporting migrant workers in London
News 21 December 2022
A new project with GLA and FLEX will examine what can be done to improve access to employment support and advice services for migrant workers at risk of abuse and exploitation.
New project tackles ‘avoidable and unfair’ health inequalities
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.
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
Seeking innovators to pioneer new approaches in the heritage sector
News 5 July 2022
We’re working with The National Lottery Heritage Fund to pilot a new initiative, funding organisations to test bright ideas to support the workforce of the future.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Inspiring local projects in Tower Hamlets receive grants
News 9 April 2021
As a provider of the Tower Hamlets Council ‘Communities Driving Change’ programme, The Young Foundation announces a new grant scheme, supporting local residents to minimise negative health and wellbeing impacts on their communities.
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