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Sir John Hills
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Professor Sir John Hills: ‘What are the prospects for inequality in the next five years?’

Date: 15 July 2015
Time: 18:30 - 20:00
Venue: The Young Foundation, 18 Victoria Park Square, E2 9PF

Date: 15 July 2015

Time: 18:30 - 20:00

Venue: The Young Foundation, 18 Victoria Park Square, E2 9PF

John Hills is Professor of Social Policy, director of the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) and co-director of the International Institute for Inequality at the LSE. His analysis of the unequal social  impacts of the tax and welfare policies of the Coalition government was published last year in Good Times, Bad Times (Policy Press). In this seminar… → Read More

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Doing social innovation: A guide for practitioners

Print date: December 2014

Author: Julie Simon (nee Caulier-Grice)

Print date: December 2014

Author: Julie Simon (nee Caulier-Grice)

Across Europe, there are numerous social, economic and environmental challenges that traditional approaches used by governments, businesses and civil society have proved incapable of adequately addressing. In fact, social innovations are being developed in towns and villages across Europe – in schools and hospitals, in care homes and prisons, in hubs and youth clubs. It is often those working at the grassroots,… → Read More

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Keeping Up and Running: The Case for Investment in Community Sports Hubs

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Print date: March 2015

Authors: Peter Gerry, Rachel Schon, Victoria Boelman

Print date: March 2015

Authors: Peter Gerry, Rachel Schon, Victoria Boelman

The Olympic legacy for popular participation and non-elite sport continues to prove elusive. Major sports such as football are troubled by the contrast between the wealth of their elite and the travails of grassroots organisations. What then are the prospects for socially innovative sports organisations to engage with communities and promote wellbeing? Community sports hubs… → Read More

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Making Good our Future
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Making Good our Future: Exploring the Boundaries of Open and Social Innovation in Manufacturing

Print date: May 2015

Authors: Filippo Addarii, Indy Johar

Print date: May 2015

Authors: Filippo Addarii, Indy Johar

As part of the  Social Innovation Europe initiative, the European Commission has published a policy paper, ‘Making Good Our Future’  by the Young Foundation’s Indy Johar, Filippo Addarii and Fiorenza Lipparini. The paper explores the intersection between social innovation, open source ICT,  the maker movement and corporate citizenship. The paper explores the potential for social… → Read More