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Amplify Youth: putting young people at the heart of social change

Publication 22 January 2021

Amplify Youth was a programme funded by Credit Suisse and delivered by The Young Foundation. We worked with young people aged 16-25 in challenging areas of East London, Dublin and Belfast. Our aim was to tackle the structural inequality experienced

Be more Michael

Blog 25 November 2020

Helen Goulden pays homage to The Young Foundation’s founder, and calls for a modern-day reflection of his work, finding solutions government can get behind.

From rescue to recovery

News 6 April 2020

The Young Academy is an innovation support programme and social investment fund tackling education inequality. It hears the frustrations and worries that Covid-19 presents – and the hope and optimism of having time to listen and innovate.

A Brighter Future

Publication 1 October 2019

The Young Foundation was funded by the H&M Foundation. The programme helps young people find their way into education, employment or training (EET) by providing them with personalised job coaching and access to a bursary fund. Our report, ‘A Brighter

Taking the future into their own hands: Youth work and entrepreneurial learning.

Publication 2 July 2017

In the challenging times that most EU Member States are experiencing in the aftermath of the financial crisis, young people are at particular risk of being left at the margins of society. In 2016, approximately 1 in 10 young people

Share to Know: Furthering peer-to-peer and collaborative learning methods

Publication 16 February 2017

Share to Know was a European exchange project that aims to further the use of peer-to-peer learning methodologies by educational institutions and other organisations/individuals working with young people. The exchange took place between three peer-to-peer learning practitioners from the United

Evidence and replication

Publication 23 June 2015

Th is infographic from the Realising Ambition consortium explores the why, the how and the who of evidence and replication. It presents the learning from the programme including key messages, across evidence, replication and collaboration.

Realising Ambition – Lessons on replication and evidenced based interventions

Publication 18 July 2013

Every year thousands of children and young people enter the criminal justice system for the first time. This has a major impact on their families and the communities to which they belong, but an even bigger impact on their own life chances. The Young

Nice House, Good Job: Improving educational attainment in West Norfolk

Publication 26 June 2013

The Borough Council of Kings Lynn and West Norfolk undertook an ambitious programme of action to change the landscape of youth transitions in West Norfolk. The council wanted to equip their young people to leave school with the skills to

From Growing Interest to Interest Grown: Is the youth sector ready for social investment?

Publication 31 March 2013

Being a young person in the UK today is tough. Unemployment, failures in the education system and high levels of young people not in education, employment or training are being compounded by cuts to youth services and funding for voluntary youth sector

Let’s talk about Stop and Search

Publication 30 March 2013

Relationships between young people and the police can be tense and are often exacerbated by difficult stop and search encounters. Stop and search procedures are one of the key touch points between police and young people and most understand the

Noticing the Change – A Framework of Outcomes for young people in practice

Publication 19 March 2013

In July 2012 the Catalyst consortium published “A Framework of Outcomes for Young People” which makes the case for why social and emotional capabilities matter, and why funders, commissioners and investors should have more confidence in their value. The team


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