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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.

Leading research, driving change

Publication 22 March 2023

Sharing insights into youth experiences of violence, and young people’s solutions to drive safer, fairer futures in England and Wales.

‘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.

Experiencing violence is ‘inevitable’, says UK youth

News 20 March 2023

Peer research with more than 4,600 10- to 20-year-olds finds young people experiencing violence and facing discrimination in communities across England and Wales 

‘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. 

‘Our transition to net zero must be government-led and people-powered’ 

Blog 10 March 2023

To achieve the UK’s net zero goals, we need a united department at the heart of Westminster, says Emily Morrison 

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. 

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