As The Prince’s Trust Youth Index reveals the pressures young people are dealing with, our blog looks at the impact they are having and how we are working to support and empower young people.
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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
We have three pieces of good news from the Young Academy to help us ring in 2017 with positivity.
“If we change the story we tell ourselves then it leaves everything open to possibilities.”
Lifting the ban on new grammar schools is part of Theresa May’s desire for “Britain to be the world’s great meritocracy”and today marks the end of the public consultation the Government launched on this issue. But if the expansion of grammar schools marks progress towards a more meritocratic society is this necessarily a good thing?… → Read More
Community led innovation has experienced a massive growth in the past year. SIC reflects this in the community led innovation network – an entire group of people dedicated to developing and disseminating community led innovation tools, methods and ideas. Monica Nagore and Lucy Cui are coordinating the community led innovation network on behalf of the… → Read More
Nat Defriend, our Director of Communities and Places, provides some thoughts on Louise Casey’s review into opportunity and integration released today.
Glenys Thornton, CEO of the Young Foundation and former Equalities Minister, reflects on the defeat of Hilary Clinton and issues of human rights and equality on Equal Pay Day.
One of our researchers Hannah Rich discusses Trump, Brexit and how we have to start listening to people in communities and supporting them to lead change.
CEO, Baroness Glenys Thornton, outlines our new community initiative to tackle inequality in Wales.
Interview with Gorka Espiau, Director of Places and International Affairs.