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Social cohesion in Barking and Dagenham: participatory approaches

Publication 9 December 2020

A report reflecting interviews, storytelling events, innovation workshops and creative research in Barking and Dagenham, 2018-2020

Positioning peer research in a policy context

Publication 23 November 2020

Commissioned by The Open University, this report usies urban and youth policy case studies, and focuses on peer research and co-production through citizen engagement. It raises concerns about gaps in models and evidence.

Flipping the coin: two sides of community wealth in England

Publication 15 November 2019

The inequalities in investment across England and the rest of the UK has come under increasing scrutiny in recent years – especially when considered through the lens of multiple deprivation. Since the EU referendum in 2016, more political and media

Patchwork Philanthropy

Publication 20 July 2018

Our new report maps patterns of philanthropic and charitable spending across England against deprivation, public spending and the EU Referendum result. The results show the key areas where there are high levels of need, and low levels of philanthropic funding.

Amplify: Voices and actions in places

Publication 20 April 2018

Designed and developed by the Young Foundation in partnership with communities, Amplify responds to the real, lived experiences of people and the communities in which they live and is based on the principles of listening deeply and treading carefully. Amplify connects people to take action together. It

Community Powered Change: Telling stories, growing ideas

Publication 8 May 2017

Part of our places programme, Amplify NI was a major five-year initiative to support people in Northern Ireland to take action together, to create fairer communities where everyone can thrive. The programme brought people and organisations from all parts of

Making Waves

Publication 16 March 2016

The Young Foundation’s Amplify programmes across cities and regions in the UK and beyond are platforms of interconnected research, community development and innovation support designed to spark new ideas for tackling structural inequalities which respond to the real, lived experiences

On the Ground: community mapping in Barnet

Publication 3 July 2015

This report sets out the results of a pilot study conducted on behalf of Barnet Borough Council.  The project had three primary aims: Map the networks and relationships which exist between people and organisations within a particular area of the

Better by Design: Design thinking for the Scottish third sector

Publication 28 July 2014

Many third sector organisations are facing increased demand for their services, more competition for funding and increased pressure to show their social impact. In response, Big Lottery Fund Scotland developed Better By Design, a process of design-led support provided by

Beyond GDP: Measuring social progress at the local level

Publication 30 May 2013

The aim of the Beyond GDP project was to expand our understanding of how we measure societal progress at a local level – in other words, to going beyond monetary measurements to look at the many other aspects which affect

Amplify: Local campaigning in a digital world

Publication 14 May 2013

This toolkit is designed to help community organisations use the free and low cost web tools already widely available. Between April 2011 and March 2013 The Young Foundation, as part of the Building Local Activism programme supported by the Big

Noticing the Change – A Framework of Outcomes for young people in practice

Publication 19 March 2013

In July 2012 the Catalyst consortium published “A Framework of Outcomes for Young People” which makes the case for why social and emotional capabilities matter, and why funders, commissioners and investors should have more confidence in their value. The team

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