The Young Foundation, led by CEO Baroness Glenys Thornton, challenges the political parties and parliamentary candidates to ask themselves these key questions on inequalities when writing their manifestos.
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Ideas, as well as people, now move more freely. We have put new models, drawn from other classes and other parts of the world, before the local people, creating new aspirations and new ideas.
Michael Young and Peter Willmott.
Family and Kinship in East London, 1957
This case studies series provides a snapshot of each of the 25 projects delivering in the Realising Ambition programme.
Ken Pickering, Outreach Worker for Communities Can in Torbay, and Tatevik Sargsyan, project lead, consider the potential for improving support for smaller community organisations.
The Communities Can project has supported 378 small and diverse community groups through matching them to a range of experienced local providers. This is the second of two parts, in which we are showcasing some highlights and testimonials from a range of groups who received different types of support through the programme.
Social innovation can be understood as innovative ideas which simultaneously are good for society and enhance society’s capacity to act. Through the experimentation work package of SIC, we are working with local partners, using the tools and methods of social innovation to co-create solutions to collectively defined local issues and challenges. We recruited 5 diverse… → Read More
The Communities Can project has supported 378 small and diverse community groups through matching them to a range of experienced local providers. In two parts, we showcase some highlights and testimonials from a range of groups who received different types of support through the programme.
Research Assistant, Hannah Rich, explores how social innovation can be transformative for rural areas.
Ed Mayo, Secretary General of Co-operatives UK blogs about Humanity at Work, our latest research report, on MONDRAGON Corporation, the world’s largest industrial cooperative association.
The Young Foundation, in partnership with Co-operatives UK, have created a joint set of key learnings that government and civil society can take from this model for the UK and beyond. We will be utilizing these proposals to influence the debate going forward on how to develop truly inclusive societies.
James Noble, Deputy Head of Measurement and Evaluation at NPC and co-author of the Communities Can final evaluation report, reflects on some of the key challenges the programme had to overcome.