Institute for Community Studies Peer research Posted on: 13 January 2023 Authors: Helen Goulden OBE,
Taking action together
Helen Goulden – CEO of The Young Foundation which powers the Institute for Community Studies – closes the event ‘Citizen science for policy and practice’ with her reflections on future of participatory research in policymaking.
Big change is coming, and young people are leading the wayBlog 31 May 2023
Dan Farag, Director of Innovation and Practice, say meaningful solutions are led by people who’ve experienced challenges first hand.
Rights and risks: migrant worker exploitation and the barriers to supportevent
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.
‘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.
Introduction to peer research coursetraining
26 July 2023
9:30am – 3:30pm
This online course is for organisations wishing to develop their peer research project management skills in-house. A previous participant said: “I learnt a lot and feel inspired.”
‘I know first-hand that immigrants can feel alienated in their own home’Blog 13 April 2023
Kickstart peer researcher Christina Riddle shares thoughts on – and research into – the experiences of immigrants in the UK.
Immigration Kickstart reportPublication 13 April 2023
This report explores the experiences of first and second generation immigrant British populations, and has been developed and devised by a group of young Kickstart peer research recruits.
‘Young people experience violence daily – and our ideas for change will save lives’Blog 4 April 2023
Sharing her experiences, Annais Naylor Guerrero says fixing youth violence means urgently addressing mistrust in our broken system.
‘You can have more of an open, honest conversation’Blog 28 March 2023
Showing the value of peer research through work in the East Midlands town of Corby, created as part of the European Uplift Youth programme.