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Person 1 March 2023
Alessandra joined The Young Foundation in September 2022. Previously, she worked at the Institute for Global Prosperity at University College London, supporting research on prosperity and inequality in east London with a focus on citizen science-led approaches.
Person 28 February 2023
Julie joined The Young Foundation in February 2023 after working in finance roles in the charity and education sectors for more than twenty years.
Young people and their civic journey – funding opportunity
17 March 2023
10:00am – 1:00pm
An interactive session to share ideas that could be funded through the Civic Journey project, receive feedback and support to apply.
The Civic Journey: introducing the idea
Professor Matt Flinders introduce the concepts that underpin the Civic Journey programme, supported by an accompanying discussion paper.
‘Our hopes for the future’
What opportunities and barriers do people aged 16 to 30 face? These short participatory research films are made by, and representative of, young people around the UK.
‘A human-centred approach in an uncertain world’
Blog 21 February 2023
Young people need ‘pragmatic and solution-orientated design-thinking’ as they develop skills, knowledge and behaviour on their Civic Journeys, says Professor Matt Flinders
‘Young people need “social scaffolding” to reach their full potential’
Blog 17 February 2023
When thinking about support for the challenges young people face, Professor Matt Flinders says it’s right to use the language of access and growth.
Quest for the ‘S’ in ESG
Publication 9 February 2023
This report examines how FTSE 100 companies are interpreting the social dimensions of ESG, and finds a lack of measurement and commitment to social outcomes embedded in company strategies.
‘Work to be done’ for UK businesses to drive social change, our report finds
News 9 February 2023
Our Quest for the S in ESG report uncovers a lack of attention, measurement and commitment to social outcomes as part of ESG strategies.
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Taking a leap together
Blog 3 February 2023
Innovating around established norms and processes can be tough, frustrating, exciting, and joyful all at the same time. The heritage sector is ready for the adventure.
Community Knowledge Fund awards 24 grants across the UK
News 1 February 2023
Supporting knowledge creation ‘by everyone, for everyone’, UKRI is today awarding grants totalling £240,000 to organisations and community groups.
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