Upcoming Events

Keeping Communities Safe and the Secret Diary of an Anti-Social Behaviour Officer

27 October 2020

5.30pm - 7pm

Online

Author Nick Pettigrew joins The Young Foundation to discuss the launch of Anti-Social: The Secret Diary of an Anti-Social Behaviour Officer About this Event Join author Nick Pettigrew and The Young Foundation’s CEO Helen Goulden as they discuss the launch of his book Anti-Social: The Secret Diary of an Anti-Social Behaviour Officer. Anti-Social is the... Find out more

BOOST: A Celebration

15 October 2020

9.30am - 11.30am

Online

Join the Cabinet Office, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, EY and the Young Foundation for the BOOST celebration event. About this Event Six months ago, we convened 18 of the most exciting social innovators across the UK – with proven solutions to deep-seated social issues – to take part in the Inclusive... Find out more

Michael Young, Social Science and the British Left: A Conversation

14 October 2020

5.30pm - 7pm

Online

Join The Young Foundation and author Dr. Lise Butler for the launch of her new book, Michael Young, Social Science and the British Left. About this Event Join The Young Foundation CEO Helen Goulden and author Dr. Lise Butler for the launch of her new book, Michael Young, Social Science and the British Left. The... Find out more

Past Events

Nothing about us without us – User voice & lived experience in social investment

18 February 2020

8.30am (for 9am start) - 10.30

U+I, 7A Howick Place, London, SW1P 1DZ

Over the last three years there has been renewed momentum toward bringing the voices, perspectives and experiences of people, communities and beneficiaries of services closer to the source of decision-making and institutional sources of power – including social investment. With support from Big Society Capital and Barrow Cadbury Trust, the Young Foundation will be launching their new... Find out more

SOLD OUT: Thriving Together – The role of communities in uncertain times

15 October 2019

4pm - 7pm

Rich Mix Cinema, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, Shoreditch, London E1 6LA

Connected, thriving communities are the foundation of our society. They keep us safer, happier and healthier – more resilient and able to face shared challenges. In a time of national and global turbulence, the role and power of communities is evolving and taking on an ever greater importance. Our cities, towns and villages are increasingly... Find out more

Reimagining Rent Bootcamp

1 May 2019

17:00 - 19.00

The Young Foundation, 18 Victoria Park Square, London E2 9PF

To support those considering applying to the Reimagining Rent accelerator programme, we’re hosting an evening bootcamp on Wednesday 1st May 2019 at 5pm. At bootcamp, you will have the opportunity to ask us any questions you might have about the programme, test some of your ideas and refine your application. Refreshments will be available. Please... Find out more

New Perspectives on Housing

24 April 2019

9am - 1pm

U+I, 7A Howick Pl, Westminster, London SW1P 1DZ

There is wide consensus that we face a housing crisis. Following years of diagnosing the problem, it’s clear that there are no silver bullets and that sustained, positive change will require action from every part of the system, including the continued need for social innovation. New Perspectives on Housing, brings together key influencers and actors... Find out more

The week we left the EU, in conversation with Joe Hayman

27 March 2019

5.30pm - 7.00pm

The Young Foundation, 18 Victoria Park Square, London E2 9PF

On the 29th March 2019, Britain will leave the European Union following the Brexit vote. To coincide with this historic date, please join us on the 27th March 2019, two day’s before Britain’s historic departure, as we talk with the author, Joe Hayman and explore themes from his latest book ‘British Journey’. ‘British Journey’ which... Find out more

In Conversation with Will Storr

21 February 2019

5.30pm - 7.00pm

The Young Foundation, 18 Victoria Park Square, London E2 9PF

** Please note that this event is now fully booked, please email us hello@youngfoundation.org to go on our waiting list.**   Join us on February 21st at 5.30pm for an evening with author and journalist Will Storr to talk about his most recent book “Selfie: How the West became Self-obsessed”. We are living in an age of... Find out more