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Social innovation and the challenge of democracy in Europe

Filippo Addarii is the Director of International Strategy and EuropeLab at The Young Foundation. David Lane taught at the University of Minnesota and the Santa Fe Institute, and is now Professor of Economics at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in Italy. Article originally posted on OpenDemocracy.   What’s going on in Paris? This year… → Read More

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Communicating change to frontline staff

Improving service delivery is important. We believe that whenever possible, it should be co-designed with practitioners and users – just as the model for integrated care in Islington is being. To realise the full potential of improvements to services, it is crucial that people delivering and using it understand and feel comfortable with the changes. That’s why The Young… → Read More

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New report outlines keys to successful replication

Realising Ambition

Date: 22 October 2014

Date: 22 October 2014

Released today, the mid-programme report from Realising Ambition outlines learning on what helps and hinders the replication of evidence-based interventions. Realising Ambition is a UK-wide £25m Big Lottery Fund programme that aims to understand what works in preventing children and young people from entering the criminal justice system. The Young Foundation and other partners are exploring what it takes for organisations… → Read More

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Innovation Awards won by Young Academy graduates

Date: 14 September 2014

Date: 14 September 2014

We’re thrilled to see Right to Succeed and Box Up Crime recognised for their innovative approaches to redressing inequalities in education – respectively winning and coming runner-up of Teach First’s 2014 Innovation Challenge. Both initiatives recently came through our Young Academy programme – a course specifically designed to support early-stage social ventures aiming to improve… → Read More