Past Events

SIC webinar: Supporting communities’ voices: the power of ethnographic, participatory and peer research

8 May 2018

11:00 - 12:00

Online webinar

Join The Young Foundation and Ideas for Change for an informal introduction to ethnographic, participatory and peer research methods and share your experiences and stories of ways to support communities’ voices. If you want to share your own experience or are looking for new ways to engage with the people you work with that aren’t top... Find out more

Using Social Innovation Policy Approaches to Help Cities and Regions Realise the Potential of the European Pillar of Social Rights

16 April 2018

09:30 - 17:00

rue Belliard 99-101, B-1000 Brussels (room JDE52)

Cities and regions are among the most fertile contexts for social innovation and experimentation. Many important themes such as collaborative citizenship and collaborative institutions, smart and participatory planning and budgeting have all converged at the city and regional level. Furthermore, cities and regions in Europe have been actively looking for new ways to engage and work... Find out more

In conversation-James Bloodworth ‘Hired: Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain’

16 April 2018 - 16 May 2018

9:00 - 10:30

The Young Foundation

   The Young Foundation is opening its doors to author and journalist, James Bloodworth to discuss his new book ‘Hired: Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain’. In conversation with our CEO, Helen Goulden, we’ll hear about his experiences living and working across Britain, working in a range of low-paid, insecure jobs and discovering the anxieties... Find out more

Experimentation relay

SIC Social Learning Relay #2: Experimentation

15 March 2018 - 29 April 2018


An innovative learning opportunity organised by SIC, the Social Innovation Relay combines a full day training on experimentation, with an online learning ‘relay’ (‘the act of passing something along’) consisting of four rounds of one week, in which participants crowdsource input for each others learning questions.

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