Empowering students with a ‘truly civic’ experience

17 June 2024

New report urges UK universities to equip all students to be lifelong active citizens through formal learning, campus activities, and community engagement.

Creating ‘a town built on fairness’

30 April 2024

With a new £1.9m award from the National Lottery Community Fund, we’re building on our recent work in the Luton area, working with local communities to help overcome social, economic, and environmental challenges  

Youth forum to influence ‘lasting solutions to a complex environmental challenge’

15 March 2024

Opportunity puts 16- to 25-year-olds at the heart of a vital debate around nuclear waste, enabling community and youth involvement in shaping solutions that will have a multiple-generation impact

Young people tackle the crisis and causes of youth violence

12 March 2024

The Peer Action Collective (PAC) addresses the escalating crisis of youth safety and violence, uncovering root causes and taking positive action to address them.

Nearly three in four professionals experience ‘discriminatory or exclusionary’ behaviour

7 March 2024

Research with 12 professional membership and regulatory bodies reveals growing scepticism among professionals that EDI initiatives are ‘box-ticking’ exercises.

Net zero policy risks making the poor poorer

20 February 2024

Existing net zero transition policies are likely to make the poor poorer and push struggling communities further into deprivation and exclusion, our new report warns.

Big Challenge Education winners announced

24 January 2024

Competition celebrates young people’s innovations in education, with winners addressing climate anxiety, healthy eating, and technology-enabled support for blind and visually impaired people

Heritage organisations win funding to address sector challenges

9 November 2023

The Heritage Fund is supporting 17 organisations to make the sector more sustainable, inclusive, and fit for the future.

Community innovators win funding and support 

4 October 2023

Twelve grassroots community organisations supported to ‘turn great ideas into action’ as Phase 2 of the Community Knowledge Fund delivers grants worth £50k to £100k 

Ambitious programme supports young people to tackle youth violence

20 September 2023

A five-year extension of the Peer Action Collective (PAC) programme, announced today, will drive youth participation to address youth violence and its causes.

New report ‘demands far greater integration of employment and skills services’ in London 

12 July 2023

The No Wrong Door report, commissioned by the Mayor of London, explores skills and employment services across the capital.

London Mayor announces a £750k fund as our report uncovers “shocking evidence of exploitation”

12 June 2023

Our new report, Rights and risks, uncovers shocking abuse of vulnerable Londoners. 

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