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Community Powered Change: Telling stories, growing ideas

Publication 8 May 2017

Part of our places programme, Amplify NI was a major five-year initiative to support people in Northern Ireland to take action together, to create fairer communities where everyone can thrive. The programme brought people and organisations from all parts of

Communities Can: Final Evaluation Report

Publication 22 March 2017

Communities Can was a 2-year pilot to test how best to provide organisational development support for small community groups, set out to demonstrate how they can be supported, and what they can achieve as a result. The Big Lottery Fund and

Amplify Cymru Storybook

Publication 18 October 2016

Part of our places programme, Amplify Cymru was launched in Port Talbot in South Wales bringing together communities from Aberystwyth, Connah’s Quay and Port Talbot. We worked with them to find out what they believe needs changing to transform these

A Story of Leeds: Changing the world every day

Publication 26 March 2016

This report shares the stories of people from all walks of life in Leeds, learning about the deeply held values that exist in communities and hearing people’s stories of hope and transformation. It also shines a light on projects, initiatives

Making Waves

Publication 16 March 2016

The Young Foundation’s Amplify programmes across cities and regions in the UK and beyond are platforms of interconnected research, community development and innovation support designed to spark new ideas for tackling structural inequalities which respond to the real, lived experiences

The U: Connecting communities through learning

Publication 4 August 2015

The U was a project with a strong vision – to create and foster social connections in communities without demanding a large shift in lifestyle, culture or personal values. By creating safer, healthier and happier communities through people being connected

URBACT GeniUS! Open Final Report

Publication 10 June 2015

This report investigates open innovation as a method of engaging citizens to identify and solve urban challenges. It is built on insights from the GEniUS! Open innovation project which was part of an URBACT programme which enables the exchange of

Growing Community Organising

Publication 16 May 2013

We define community organising as the process of supporting individuals to come together to improve their communities by putting pressure on institutions, businesses and governments to act. Community organisers work to identify local leaders, bring together local groups and develop campaigns and actions

Amplify: Local campaigning in a digital world

Publication 14 May 2013

This toolkit is designed to help community organisations use the free and low cost web tools already widely available. Between April 2011 and March 2013 The Young Foundation, as part of the Building Local Activism programme supported by the Big

Invisible Men: Engaging More Men in Social Projects

Publication 1 July 2012

In a socio-political context including rising unemployment and the 2012 UK riots, men are increasingly facing crises but are more resistant to seeking help. Yet in spite of this, men are rarely considered to be a “target group” and all

A nod is as good as a wink

Publication 1 January 2012

The U is interested in people and in the ways they get along with each other. At the same time, this organisation seeks to promote a low-key vision of community relations, much less high-energy than the schemes promoting asset transfer,

Learning in Company: Designing The U

Publication 1 December 2010

The U’s founding belief was that engaging training in a range of useful skills such as first aid, saving energy and intervening safely to defuse conflict will encourage more effective responses to social challenges by citizens who participate in The


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