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Understanding local patterns of volunteer activity during Covid-19

News 3 March 2021

Together with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), The Young Foundation is conducting new research to understand the various ways in which volunteers have been (and continue to be) active within local authority areas across England during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Welcome to the Museum of 2020

Blog 28 January 2021

In December last year, we asked you: What object sums up your experiences of 2020? What object will most remind you of 2020 in years to come? What ‘thing’ couldn’t you have coped without? Or has kept your spirits up?

Leaders are waking up to value of listening and humbleness

Blog 25 September 2020

At the third and final Inclusive Economy Partnership BOOST engagement event last week we heard something quite magical from the range of leaders who spoke.

National Peer Research Network welcomes 15 new members

News 23 July 2020

A new cohort of peer researchers has graduated from 6 weeks of remote training and officially joined The Young Foundation’s National Peer Research Network.

Supporting Civic Universities

News 23 July 2020

Cross-sector approaches, collaborations and partnerships are at the heart of great local, social and national change. Being able to model that through the Civic University Network – at a governance, advisory, and delivery level – feels really important.

Safety in Numbers?

Blog 30 June 2020

Safety in numbers? sets out the questions that matter to communities, as told to us and prioritised by over three thousand people across the UK. This agenda is the result of a nationally representative process of research and co-creation, which listened

Standing in solidarity

Blog 3 June 2020

As an organisation working to strengthen communities across the UK, what we are seeing taking place in the United States is deeply upsetting and unsettling.

Arts, culture and social impact: lessons on how to grow good ideas

Blog 22 May 2020

In partnership with Battersea Arts Centre and with generous support from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, we’re pleased to be launching the Co-Creating Change Accelerator.

‘Covid & Me’ diaries: exit strategies

Blog 7 May 2020

With the lockdown exit strategy due to be announced by the Government on Sunday, we were curious to find out what UK residents think is the best way to lift lockdown

‘Covid & Me’ diaries: community voices

Blog 3 May 2020

The speed of Covid-19 spreading across the country and impact on UK society has turned our lives upside down.

Emerging from Lockdown (Part One)

Blog 29 April 2020

There is an increasingly vocal common hope that in amongst the pain for those who experience illness and loss through Covid-19 and all the associated long-term social, health and economic impacts of lockdown, we will come out of this with a renewed sense of community.

Community, Covid-19 and you: ways to share your stories

News 6 April 2020

Covid-19 is radically changing the way we go about our day-to-day lives. It’s shifting where we turn for help and support, and how we interact with friends, family and neighbours. The Young Foundation is asking people to share their experiences of physical and social distancing, asking how you connect with friends and family during this fast-changing and challenging time.

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