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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 

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.  

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.  

‘More must be done to confront online racism’

Blog 18 February 2022

Research led and directed by peer researchers on the Kickstart scheme explores the role social media plays in amplifying discrimination, hate and abuse.

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. 

Government publishes plans to address UK inequality

News 2 February 2022

The delayed Levelling Up White Paper pledges a ‘huge shift of power’ towards local people.

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.

Kickstart reports – sprint two

Publication 20 January 2022

A report designed and created by young people on the Kickstart scheme, exploring experiences of financial literacy.

Beyond the ‘blah, blah, blah’: we need a new kind of climate activism

Blog 4 November 2021

Helen Goulden reflects on people power and partnership as tools for change – and says the cacophony around COP26 speaks volumes.

For ‘levelling up’ to have lasting impact, we must start by ‘levelling in’

Blog 5 October 2021

The government has pledged greater support for downtrodden regions of the UK – but change must be informed by people it most affects, says Lydia Ragoonanan

Levelling the field as we move to net zero

News 29 September 2021

The Young Foundation’s Institute for Community Studies is launching a landmark research project, which will build an actionable framework for responding to the UK’s transition to net zero, and understanding how this shift will affect families and the communities in which they live.

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