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The Need for Digital Skills

Blog 19 January 2021

Inevitably the current health crisis has dramatically increased the importance of us all being digitally connected. How we work, learn, play and connect with friends, family and our communities, relies on us being digitally included. 2020 will forever be the

Shifting the balance: Local adaptation, innovation and collaboration during the pandemic and beyond

Repository entry 1 January 2021

2020 was the year when community power proved possible. The most successful responses to the Covid-19 pandemic were local, with councils, civil society, community groups and businesses took up new cooperative approaches at high speed. Shifting the Balance, written by New Local’s Simon Kaye and Charlotte Morgan, explores this new community-pow…

Communities Driving Change: our journey to systemic change

Publication 24 December 2020

In a borough where health inequalities are rife, this project imagined a new type of relationship between institutions and residents, shifting control over local health and wellbeing priorities.

Communities Driving Change: shifting local systems

Publication 23 December 2020

This programme supported residents in Tower Hamlets to take action for improved health and wellbeing in their communities, co-designing and developing grassroots solutions to enable real change.

Communities Driving Change: Covid-19 response to recovery

Publication 21 December 2020

A 2020 report from the Tower Hamlets Communities Driving Change (CDC) team at The Young Foundation and FutureGov.

What will you submit to the Museum of 2020?

News 16 December 2020

Our campaign asks the British public to submit and share a photograph of an object that has come to mean more to them in 2020 – with an explanation of why they have chosen it – as part of our #Museumof2020.

Navigating uncertainty and remaining resilient: the experience of community businesses during Covid-19

Publication 10 December 2020

Funded by Power to Change, this Community Businesses and COVID-19 report explores the impacts of Covid-19 on community businesses in England and the ways they adapted in response. Community businesses provide support to communities all over the country. They are

Social cohesion in Barking and Dagenham: participatory approaches

Publication 9 December 2020

A report reflecting interviews, storytelling events, innovation workshops and creative research in Barking and Dagenham, 2018-2020

Let the roll-out begin – vaccine hesitancy, dilemmas and division  

Publication 4 December 2020

As part of our Covid-19 and Community Life study, generously funded by a Wellcome Trust public engagement grant, we are excited to be sharing the fourth snapshot of our insights in a new report on vaccines.  Download the report In recent weeks, the news

A quick note on incentivising collaboration for social change

Blog 3 December 2020

In the last few days, I’ve been thinking a lot about how and when great collaboration happens, and the rising desire for more systemic forms of change.

Health on the high street

Repository entry 1 December 2020

Health and wealth have long gone hand in hand. A healthy community is one that is more productive, and a community with more wealth is healthier and enjoys more years of healthy life. Rather than further decimating our high streets as we emerge from COVID-19, we believe creating multi-functional, ‘destination’ high streets and town centres …

Navigating uncertainty and remaining resilient – The experience of community businesses during Covid-19

Repository entry 1 December 2020

This report, written by The Young Foundation, explores the impacts of Covid-19 on community businesses in England and the ways they adapted in response. The fieldwork took place online over a 12-week period from June to August 2020. Across this period, up to 27 representatives from community businesses answered themed questions, entered weekly …


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