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The Young Foundation is moving

News 13 November 2020

The Young Foundation is moving from its long-standing home in Hackney, marking the start of a more ambitious strategy to support communities on the road to recovery from the impact of Covid-19.

Communities spreading hope in north-west Tower Hamlets 

News 10 November 2020

As the pandemic continues and another period of lockdown begins, The Young Foundation launches a new grant scheme to help support local residents to minimise the negative health and wellbeing impact on their communities.

A short guide to community business: What they are and how they make places better

Repository entry 1 November 2020

# Preview | Download G-2020-11-A short guide to community business.pdf3MB Author(s) Unspecified Citation Unspecified (2020) A short guide to community business: What they are and how they make places better. Practice Guide. Power to Change. Details Report type: Practice Guide

Employment and skills: The role of community businesses

Repository entry 1 November 2020

This report explores how community businesses’ skills and employability development activities contribute to local economic development. SERIO, an applied research unit at the University of Plymouth, carried out case studies with twelve community businesses. SERIO engaged with community business leaders, staff, volunteers and beneficiaries of…

Employment and skills: The role of community businesses – Research Summary

Repository entry 1 November 2020

# Preview | Download RI-27S-Employment and skills.pdf132kB Author(s) Helen Barrett Amy Bosley Steven Brand Melanie Brooks Andrew Hunt Donna Vascott Citation Barrett, H., Bosley, A., Brand, S., Brooks, M., Hunt, A. and Vascott, D. (2020) Employment and skills: The role

Network Support: Community business peer networking before and during coronavirus

Repository entry 1 November 2020

Power to Change supports and promotes community businesses both through specific programmes and through wider field-shaping market development. This strand of work aims to build a supportive policy environment and infrastructure for community business to flourish. As part of an ongoing evaluation of the market development work, this paper exami…

Positioning Peer Research in a Policy Context

Repository entry 1 November 2020

With increasing interest towards evidence-based policy, comes a greater understanding of the value in using the experience and perspectives of people directly affected by social challenges. Local government and service providers are acknowledging the enhanced effectiveness of public policy when involving those with lived experience – or ‘expe…

Rapid research COVID-19 Briefing #7: Community responses to COVID-19 – Towards community-led infrastructure

Repository entry 1 November 2020

Research on the role of community action during COVID-19 to date has suggested that well-established ‘community-led infrastructure’ (CLI) – that is, networks of residents, community leadership, trust, relationships with agencies, and access to money – can make for an effective community response to COVID-19. This briefing situates CLI i…

Technical Appendix – Employment and skills: The role of community businesses

Repository entry 1 November 2020

This technical appendix supports Power to Change’s report on employment and skills development within community businesses. It provides more information on the technical details of the study including a literature review and methodology.

The Green Book: Annex A2 – Place Based Analysis

Repository entry 1 November 2020

The Green Book is guidance issued by HM Treasury on how to appraise policies, programmes and projects. It also provides guidance on the design and use of monitoring and evaluation before, during and after implementation. Appraisal of alternative policy options is an inseparable part of detailed policy development and design. This guidance conce…

We can’t actually be a pub we can only be ‘more than’ a pub: The Bevy in lockdown

Repository entry 1 November 2020

‘We can’t actually be a pub, we can only be ‘more than’ a pub: The Bevy in lockdown’ tells the story the experiences of members of the team at The Bevy, a community pub in Moulsecoomb and Bevendean in Brighton, as they dealt with the emotional and practical challenges during eight weeks of the Covid-19 lockdown between April and June …

Working with your MP

Repository entry 1 November 2020

Across the country, Big Local partnerships offer insight into how communities can engage with their MPs.We know many have a good relationship with their local MP, but nearly half haven’t engaged with theirs at all.

This toolkit gives an overview of some of the ways that you can engage with your local MP and provides real life examples of how…

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