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‘In our quest for environmental sustainability, social responsibility is key’

Blog 19 October 2022

Previewing our upcoming report, Helen Goulden looks for the ‘S’ in ESG – and asks if political and economic turbulence could knock it into the long grass? 

‘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.

New fund supports knowledge creation ‘by everyone, for everyone’

News 21 September 2022

Community Knowledge Fund will help groups and organisations find solutions to local and national challenges by uncovering knowledge and turning great ideas into action.

‘If the research sector is to truly reflect our diverse communities, we need new forms of partnerships’ 

Blog 20 July 2022

Tom Saunders and Emily Morrison stress the need for more equitable and sustainable models of community engagement in research

New funding will help put communities ‘at the heart’ of research

News 20 July 2022

Acting on new research findings, £4m in new funding is now available for Community Research Networks supporting local engagement in research.

Here comes the community!

Blog 13 June 2022

Today, local leaders from around the UK descend on Parliament to call for a Community Power Act. Our CEO Helen Goulden welcomes engagement with communities that increases both equality and equity. 

Introducing the Community Power Act

Publication 13 June 2022

This proposal, supported by The Young Foundation, outlines new laws aim that could fundamentally change where power lies in this country.

‘A time to recharge, renew – and participate in your future’

Blog 19 January 2022

The Young Foundation starts 2022 with a focus on collective energy. Helen Goulden reflects on the challenges and opportunities ahead.

Amplify Youth: putting young people at the heart of social change

Publication 22 January 2021

Amplify Youth was a programme funded by Credit Suisse and delivered by The Young Foundation. We worked with young people aged 16-25 in challenging areas of East London, Dublin and Belfast. Our aim was to tackle the structural inequality experienced

Communities Driving Change: our journey to systemic change

Publication 24 December 2020

The Tower Hamlets Communities Driving Change (CDC) programme was a new way of supporting communities to thrive, in a borough where health inequalities are rife. It imagined a new type of relationship between institutions and residents, and a change to

Communities Driving Change: shifting local systems

Publication 23 December 2020

The Tower Hamlets Communities Driving Change (CDC) programme supported residents to take action for improved health and wellbeing in their communities. It involved hearing about the issues which matter to them, co-designing and developing grassroots solutions, and connecting them with

Communities Driving Change: Covid-19 response to recovery

Publication 21 December 2020

In the summer of 2020, the Tower Hamlets Communities Driving Change (CDC) team at The Young Foundation came together with FutureGov to understand how communities were responding to the public health challenge of Covid-19. We explored how we could work

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