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Big change is coming, and young people are leading the way

Blog 31 May 2023

Dan Farag, Director of Innovation and Practice, say meaningful solutions are led by people who’ve experienced challenges first hand.

One-size-fits all education system challenged by young people

News 31 May 2023

The Big Education Challenge today announces its 15 finalists, which will be supported to develop their early-stage ideas to transform education.

An introduction to participatory policymaking with young people

21 June 2023
10:00am – 1:00pm

We invite local policymakers, youth organisations, and academics to explore findings from the UPLIFT project.

Lynn Macdonald

Person 26 May 2023

Lynn provides project support to the research team and Peer Researcher Network. She joined The Young Foundation in 2023 from a career background in project office and change management, and is motivated to help reduce barriers to inclusion, and to support positive social change.

A spotlight on the ‘S’ in ESG on the Turley ESG Bites podcast

Blog 25 May 2023

Helen Goulden discusses The Young Foundation’s ‘Quest for the ‘S’ in ESG’ on the Turley ESG Bites podcast.

Project Coordinator

Vacancy 16 May 2023

We are looking for a Project Coordinator to co-ordinate the Innovation and Practice team’s diverse portfolio of projects, working across communities, public sector and business.

Civic Leadership Programme Lead

Vacancy 16 May 2023

A unique job opportunity to deliver and grow The Young Foundation’s learning and leadership programmes, working directly with communities, public service leaders and innovators across the UK to build new leadership capacities and promote grassroots change-making.

Jacob Coburn

Person 16 May 2023

Joining the Institute for Community Studies in 2023, Jacob leads work focused on supporting anchor institutions to develop deeper more integrated relationships, aimed at enabling greater knowledge-sharing and strategic thinking.

Rights and risks: migrant worker exploitation and the barriers to support

12 June 2023
1:00pm – 2:30pm

Join The Young Foundation, GLA and FLEX to discuss migrant workers’ experiences of exploitation and challenges accessing support in London.

Jem Hai

Person 11 May 2023

Jem joined The Young Foundation in 2023 after having worked as a Research Assistant for a charity supporting children living in deprivation.

‘Communities must be at the heart of a people-powered transition to net zero’

Blog 11 May 2023

The recent independent review calls for widespread participation in our shift to low carbon living – yet government policy hasn’t changed, says Samanthi Theminimulle.

Join the Community Tune-In

10 May 2023
5:00pm – 8:00pm

Join our free community music event Toynbee Hall in Tower Hamlets, celebrating songs that matter to local people and communities.


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