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‘More must be done to confront online racism’

Blog 18 February 2022

Research led and directed by peer researchers on the Kickstart scheme explores the role social media plays in amplifying discrimination, hate and abuse.

Kickstart reports – sprint three

Publication 18 February 2022

This report explores young people’s experiences of racism on social media, developed and devised by a group of young Kickstart peer research recruits.

Hive: creative minds, participatory research

23 March 2022 – 24 March 2022
9:00am – 4:30pm

Tickets are now available for The Young Foundation’s first peer research conference, Hive. Join us to explore current debates, discuss key issues, and expand your network.

Report finds postgraduates seeking ‘a sense of belonging’

News 1 February 2022

Ethnic minority postgraduate researchers share their experiences of discrimination at small and specialist institutions.

Kickstart reports – sprint two

Publication 20 January 2022

A report designed and created by young people on the Kickstart scheme, exploring experiences of financial literacy.

‘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.

Exploring experiences of Covid-19 in Southampton

Project 17 January 2022

Voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations around Southampton are invited to express their interest in recruiting peer researchers to explore issues around Covid-19 and support collective action.

Civic Journey

Project 16 December 2021

A two-year programme, led and shaped by young people, to rethink the national infrastructure for youth support. It’s funded by the National Citizen Service and DCMS, and delivered with the Universities of Sheffield and Huddersfield.

Thames Futures – Reviewing the vision for Barking Riverside

Project 9 December 2021

In 2019, local community and peer researchers to co-created a vision for the future of Thames Ward in Barking and Dagenham. This projects reviews progress against that vision.

Diversity and inclusion in Community Land Trusts

Project 9 December 2021

Work with the Community Land Trust Network, training and supporting their members and volunteers to undertake peer research on diversity and inclusion.

‘I never thought a research career was for someone like me’

Blog 8 December 2021

Elly McDade had big dreams and bags of ambition, but struggled at school and found herself on Universal Credit – until finding the Kickstart peer researcher programme. 

Understanding youth priorities post-Covid

Project 8 December 2021

The National Lottery Community Fund is funding a Youth-Led Peer Researcher Network, supporting 60 young people across England to put their voices at the heart of future funding decisions.

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