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‘A time to recharge, renew – and participate in your future’

Blog 19 January 2022

The Young Foundation starts 2022 with a focus on collective energy. Helen Goulden reflects on the challenges and opportunities ahead.

Exploring experiences of Covid-19 in Southampton

Project 17 January 2022

Voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations around Southampton are invited to express their interest in recruiting peer researchers to explore issues around Covid-19 and support collective action.

Civic Journey

Project 16 December 2021

A two-year programme, led and shaped by young people, to rethink the national infrastructure for youth support. It’s funded by the National Citizen Service and DCMS, and delivered with the Universities of Sheffield and Huddersfield.

Thames Futures – Reviewing the vision for Barking Riverside

Project 9 December 2021

In 2019, local community and peer researchers to co-created a vision for the future of Thames Ward in Barking and Dagenham. This projects reviews progress against that vision.

Diversity and inclusion in Community Land Trusts

Project 9 December 2021

Work with the Community Land Trust Network, training and supporting their members and volunteers to undertake peer research on diversity and inclusion.

‘I never thought a research career was for someone like me’

Blog 8 December 2021

Elly McDade had big dreams and bags of ambition, but struggled at school and found herself on Universal Credit – until finding the Kickstart peer researcher programme. 

Understanding youth priorities post-Covid

Project 8 December 2021

The National Lottery Community Fund is funding a Youth-Led Peer Researcher Network, supporting 60 young people across England to put their voices at the heart of future funding decisions.

Digital exclusion in the West Midlands

Project 8 December 2021

We are exploring experiences of digital exclusion on behalf of the West Midlands Combined Authority, conducting research until March 2022.  

Understanding youth violence

Project 8 December 2021

This £5.2m programme aims to give young people the chance to make their communities safer, fairer places to live. It’s funded by the Youth Endowment Fund, the #iwill Fund, and the Co-op Group.

Peer research conference announced with a call for submissions

News 12 November 2021

People involved in commissioning, delivering and responding to peer research are invited to propose a session, presentation, or roundtable idea.

New Peer Research Network to focus on youth issues

News 29 September 2021

Up to 60 young people across England are set to lead and conduct research into the experiences and priorities of their peers. The new Youth-Led Peer Research Network is now open to applicants across England, and will bring young people with diverse backgrounds and experiences together.

The Young Foundation to train 30 young peer researchers

News 14 June 2021

We’re delighted to be partnering with Youth Futures Foundation and the Mohn Westlake Foundation to work with up to thirty young people, employed through the Kickstart Scheme to be trained as peer researchers.

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