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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

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

The U: Connecting communities through learning

Publication 4 August 2015

The U was a project with a strong vision – to create and foster social connections in communities without demanding a large shift in lifestyle, culture or personal values. By creating safer, healthier and happier communities through people being connected

URBACT GeniUS! Open Final Report

Publication 10 June 2015

This report investigates open innovation as a method of engaging citizens to identify and solve urban challenges. It is built on insights from the GEniUS! Open innovation project which was part of an URBACT programme which enables the exchange of


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