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The wellbeing and resilience paradox

Publication 1 September 2012

Wellbeing and resilience are linked: over time the quality of anyone’s life will depend on a certain amount of mental toughness. But are wellbeing and resilience two sides of the same coin or is it possible to be resilient but

Framework of outcomes for young people

Publication 1 July 2012

Young people are living, learning and negotiating transitions to adulthood and independence in an increasingly complex and challenging world, in which they face greater levels of choice and opportunity, but also unprecedented uncertainty and risk. This calls for empowered, resilient

An insight into the impact of the cuts on some of the most vulnerable in Camden

Publication 1 July 2012

By 2012, austerity measures across the country had been changing the shape and size of Britain’s public services for several years. National and local government were forced to make difficult decisions about which services to prioritise and which to re-shape

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

Early learning from Big Local: An overview of evidence from the first 50 areas, July 2011 to March 2012

Repository entry 1 July 2012

Produced by the Community Development Foundation the Big Local early learning report is based on information collected by Local Trust and delivery partners between July 2011 and March 2012, and as such is based on information from the first 50 Big Local areas.

In it, the Community Development Foundation and the Institute for Voluntary Action R…

What are community studies?

Repository entry 1 July 2012

A short presentation on the definition and evolution of community studies by Graham Crow, Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Methodology at the University of Edinburgh.

Local 2.0: How digital technology empowers local communities

Publication 30 May 2012

Local 2.0 was a Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) funded project that aimed to learn how local communities can be empowered through social media and other digital technologies. Between April 2010 and April 2012 we supported communities in

TEPSIE Social Innovation Overview – parts I, II, III, IV and Bibliography

Publication 30 May 2012

This project, exploring the Theoretical, Empirical and Policy Foundations for Social Innovation in Europe (TEPSIE) is being carried out by a consortium of six partners, including The Young Foundation. Together, this consortium has designed a research programme which aims to

Taking Tottenham Forward Community Summit

Publication 1 May 2012

The Young Foundation was commissioned by the London Borough of Haringey to design and facilitate the Tottenham Community Summit. The aim of the Community Summit was to create the opportunity for local stakeholders to meet one another, learn about the

Care4Care Overview

Publication 1 May 2012

Life expectancy in the UK is increasing at more than five hours a day, every day. Improvements in the diagnosis and treatments of diseases as well as changes in areas such as diet, housing, sanitation and education have all contributed

Financing Social Impact

Publication 30 April 2012

Creating a finance ecosystem where social innovations can flourish. Where do we want to be in 2022? The field of social innovation is beginning to gather momentum, with significant investment from governments, foundations and business. The field combines commitment, experience

The Best of New Britain: An UpRising survey on leadership in the UK

Publication 1 March 2012

Getting the support and development of young leaders right is vital for the future health of civic life and public organisations. To this end, The Young Foundation programme UpRising has been exploring what young people think is ‘best’ for this


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