47 results found

Net zero policy risks making the poor poorer

News 20 February 2024

Existing net zero transition policies are likely to make the poor poorer and push struggling communities further into deprivation and exclusion, our new report warns.

Our journey to net zero

Publication 19 February 2024

Our new report warns existing net zero transition policies risk making the poor poorer, and push struggling communities further into deprivation and exclusion. 

A five-point plan for a green and fair future

Blog 8 February 2024

Net zero transition must leave no one behind, says Emily Morrison – and our research shows how national policy can make it so

The Power of Participation: our vision 2024-28

Publication 30 November 2023

Embracing the spirit of our founder, Michael Young, our five-year strategy, The Power of Participation, shares our vision to redesign the social contract between people, communities, state and business and shape a fairer, greener future.

‘Raising our expectation of participation’

Blog 29 November 2023

We launch our new five-year strategy at a time of great challenge and division, says our CEO, Helen Goulden – and everyone in the UK should experience the power of participation to affect meaningful change

Our food system: community research exploring access to healthy food in East Birmingham

Publication 8 November 2023

Drawing on East Birmingham residents’ lived experiences, this report offers policy recommendations for healthy food systems.

Ambitious programme supports young people to tackle youth violence

News 20 September 2023

A five-year extension of the Peer Action Collective (PAC) programme, announced today, will drive youth participation to address youth violence and its causes.

Youth leadership for urban wellbeing

Publication 3 August 2023

This research report was developed by The Centre for Urban Wellbeing at The University of Birmingham, in collaboration with The Young Foundation, and the University of Birmingham’s Institute for Mental Health Youth participation leads and Youth Advisory Group.

‘The link between race and wealth is difficult to dismantle’ 

Blog 20 July 2023

Dr Alessandra Radicati, Amelia Clayton and Sophie De Groot highlight a widening racial wealth divide across London through the cost-of-living crisis.

Rights and risks: Migrant labour exploitation in London

Publication 6 June 2023

Commissioned by the Mayor of London and supported by FLEX, this report hears from London’s migrant workers, gaining a deeper understanding of their working conditions and the struggles they face through peer-led research.

Five ways a community-centred policy agenda could take us to a fairer future

Publication 31 March 2023

This paper was submitted to the Labour Party’s National Policy Forum (NPF) Consultation in March 2023 on the topic of empowered communities.

‘You can have more of an open, honest conversation’

Blog 28 March 2023

Showing the value of peer research through work in the East Midlands town of Corby, created as part of the European Uplift Youth programme.

Top

Community research

We are a not-for-profit tackling societal issues with a collaborative, multi-disciplinary approach.

Contact our team

Social innovation

Involving people from diverse sectors to shape game-changing initiatives.

Find out more