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. 

One-size-fits all education system challenged by young people

31 May 2023

The Big Education Challenge today announces its 15 finalists, which will be supported to develop their early-stage ideas to transform education.

‘Vital and timely’ net zero policy research

14 April 2023

Funding from the British Academy will drive a six-month project exploring place-sensitive participatory policy development for a ‘just transition’ to net zero.

Experiencing violence is ‘inevitable’, says UK youth

20 March 2023

Peer research with more than 4,600 10- to 20-year-olds finds young people experiencing violence and facing discrimination in communities across England and Wales 

Capturing the joy of music 

9 March 2023

A new project bringing Eurovision’s ‘sense of togetherness and cultural exchange’ to local communities in East London  

Call for evidence launches to inform policy for youth engagement

9 March 2023

Our Civic Journey programme announces a call for evidence to help shape policy recommendations to support young people to develop as active and empowered citizens.

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