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‘If there is nowhere to go, communities go nowhere’

Blog 9 January 2024

Reflecting on the Community Ownership Commission’s report, Helen Goulden says local people have huge ambition to create great places to live, work and thrive – and so should any government.

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.

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.

‘A conversation not a concept’  

Blog 30 March 2023

Siân Whyte shares three ways to ensure the 15-minute neighbourhood concept is location-specific, and works for both residents and councils.

Life within easy reach

Blog 22 March 2023

A webinar hosted by the TCPA, sharing insights from Waltham Forest Council and The Young Foundation, exploring the ’15-Minute Neighbourhood’ concept. 

‘Work to be done’ for UK businesses to drive social change, our report finds 

News 9 February 2023

Our Quest for the S in ESG report uncovers a lack of attention, measurement and commitment to social outcomes as part of ESG strategies.  

Community Knowledge Fund awards 24 grants across the UK 

News 1 February 2023

Supporting knowledge creation ‘by everyone, for everyone’, UKRI is today awarding grants totalling £240,000 to organisations and community groups.

‘Change starts with people like me’

Blog 23 September 2022

Mark Pepper is driving climate action at Ambition Lawrence Weston, a housing estate on the outskirts of Bristol.

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.  

Amplify Sheffield

Publication 18 June 2016

From January to June 2016, the Young Foundation worked with Power to Change and Social Enterprise UK in three very different Sheffield neighbourhoods, Manor, Upperthorpe and Heeley, to explore approaches to place-based investment in the city. The report is based on semi-structured

Bridging the Gap: The London Olympics 2012 and South Asian – owned Businesses in Brick Lane and Green Street

Publication 28 July 2006

This report which reveals a significant gap between the activities of the London Olympics 2012 development agencies and the expectations of small businesses in Brick Lane and Green Street. The study of 50 small Bangladeshi, Indian and Pakistani catering, commercial

Curry Capital: The Restaurant Sector in London’s Brick Lane

Publication 22 April 2004

A unique study of the operation of a key sector of the contemporary London economy: ethnic-minority business. Essential reading for anyone who wants to understand small-business formation and growth in the contemporary British city.

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