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‘A time to recharge, renew – and participate in your future’

Blog 19 January 2022

The Young Foundation starts 2022 with a focus on collective energy. Helen Goulden reflects on the challenges and opportunities ahead.

Amplify Youth: putting young people at the heart of social change

Publication 22 January 2021

Amplify Youth was a programme funded by Credit Suisse and delivered by The Young Foundation. We worked with young people aged 16-25 in challenging areas of East London, Dublin and Belfast. Our aim was to tackle the structural inequality experienced

Communities Driving Change: our journey to systemic change

Publication 24 December 2020

The Tower Hamlets Communities Driving Change (CDC) programme was a new way of supporting communities to thrive, in a borough where health inequalities are rife. It imagined a new type of relationship between institutions and residents, and a change to

Communities Driving Change: shifting local systems

Publication 23 December 2020

The Tower Hamlets Communities Driving Change (CDC) programme supported residents to take action for improved health and wellbeing in their communities. It involved hearing about the issues which matter to them, co-designing and developing grassroots solutions, and connecting them with

Communities Driving Change: Covid-19 response to recovery

Publication 21 December 2020

In the summer of 2020, the Tower Hamlets Communities Driving Change (CDC) team at The Young Foundation came together with FutureGov to understand how communities were responding to the public health challenge of Covid-19. We explored how we could work

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

Join the Conversation: A collection of simple ideas for planning social action in your community

Publication 8 May 2018

This handbook contains a collection of prompts, ideas and frameworks to help you think about opportunities for social action in your community. It aims to help you explore and discuss the things you love about the place you live, as

Amplify: Voices and actions in places

Publication 20 April 2018

Designed and developed by the Young Foundation in partnership with communities, Amplify responds to the real, lived experiences of people and the communities in which they live and is based on the principles of listening deeply and treading carefully. Amplify connects people to take action together. It

Uttlesford Community Action Zones Report

Publication 11 April 2018

As part of our work in Essex, the “Uttlesford Community Action Research – Community Action Zones” project took a strengths-based approach to understanding social isolation and loneliness; focusing on people’s social connections and networks, rather than assuming social deficit. Drawing

Stories of Inequality and Action

Publication 20 December 2017

This report covers some highlights of our work from 2014-2017, when we made a strategic decision to focus on inequalities and direct all our work to challenging it.

“Let’s talk about parks” – conversation club resource

Publication 5 December 2017

Parks have a special place in the modern urban landscape as they are publicly owned, free to use and exist simply for our enjoyment, regardless of our background or social background. Spending time outdoors provides respite from the stresses of

#refugeeswelcome in parks: a resource book

Publication 4 December 2017

Do you work directly with refugees and asylum seekers? This resource book will share information on how the use of public space can help to facilitate wellbeing and inclusion, and offers ideas for supporting positive experiences. Are you involved in

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