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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

Join the Conversation: A collection of simple ideas for planning social action in your community

Publication 8 May 2018

This handbook contains a collection of prompts, ideas and frameworks to help you think about opportunities for social action in your community. It aims to help you explore and discuss the things you love about the place you live, as

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

Uttlesford Community Action Zones Report

Publication 11 April 2018

As part of our work in Essex, the “Uttlesford Community Action Research – Community Action Zones” project took a strengths-based approach to understanding social isolation and loneliness; focusing on people’s social connections and networks, rather than assuming social deficit. Drawing

Stories of Inequality and Action

Publication 20 December 2017

This report covers some highlights of our work from 2014-2017, when we made a strategic decision to focus on inequalities and direct all our work to challenging it.

“Let’s talk about parks” – conversation club resource

Publication 5 December 2017

Parks have a special place in the modern urban landscape as they are publicly owned, free to use and exist simply for our enjoyment, regardless of our background or social background. Spending time outdoors provides respite from the stresses of

#refugeeswelcome in parks: a resource book

Publication 4 December 2017

Do you work directly with refugees and asylum seekers? This resource book will share information on how the use of public space can help to facilitate wellbeing and inclusion, and offers ideas for supporting positive experiences. Are you involved in

Taking the future into their own hands: Youth work and entrepreneurial learning.

Publication 2 July 2017

In the challenging times that most EU Member States are experiencing in the aftermath of the financial crisis, young people are at particular risk of being left at the margins of society. In 2016, approximately 1 in 10 young people

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

Communities Can: Final Evaluation Report

Publication 22 March 2017

Communities Can was a 2-year pilot to test how best to provide organisational development support for small community groups, set out to demonstrate how they can be supported, and what they can achieve as a result. The Big Lottery Fund and

Amplify Cymru Storybook

Publication 18 October 2016

Part of our places programme, Amplify Cymru was launched in Port Talbot in South Wales bringing together communities from Aberystwyth, Connah’s Quay and Port Talbot. We worked with them to find out what they believe needs changing to transform these

A Story of Leeds: Changing the world every day

Publication 26 March 2016

This report shares the stories of people from all walks of life in Leeds, learning about the deeply held values that exist in communities and hearing people’s stories of hope and transformation. It also shines a light on projects, initiatives

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