This paper, produced by the Social Life team when at The Young Foundation, reviews the experience of urban community land trusts in England. It identifies practical lessons about how to establish a community land trust and investigates common issues and obstacles to success. The paper explores the potential for community land trusts to be established in key neighbourhoods in the city as a vehicle for on-going community regeneration.
A review of urban Community Land Trusts in England
Commissioned by the Mayor of London and supported by FLEX, this report hears from London’s migrant workers, gaining a deeper understanding of their working conditions and the struggles they face through peer-led research.
This paper was submitted to the Labour Party’s National Policy Forum (NPF) Consultation in March 2023 on the topic of empowered communities.
Sharing insights into youth experiences of violence, and young people’s solutions to drive safer, fairer futures in England and Wales.
This report shares insights from the Waltham Forest ’15-Minute Neighbourhood’ project, pinpointing what residents think is important for their neighbourhoods to have and provide within easy reach.
At the Labour Party’s annual conference, we asked how we can help the UK’s most vulnerable families participate in a fair transition to a fairer, greener future?
Today, local leaders from around the UK descend on Parliament to call for a Community Power Act. Our CEO Helen Goulden welcomes engagement with communities that increases both equality and equity.
Navigating uncertainty and remaining resilient: the experience of community businesses during Covid-19Publication 10 December 2020
Funded by Power to Change, this Community Businesses and COVID-19 report explores the impacts of Covid-19 on community businesses in England and the ways they adapted in response. Community businesses provide support to communities all over the country. They are
A report reflecting interviews, storytelling events, innovation workshops and creative research in Barking and Dagenham, 2018-2020