Read more about the good work we’re doing in Northern Ireland.
The Young Foundation welcomes contributions from many sectors and standpoints - views expressed here are not necessarily held by The Young Foundation.
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
Glenys Thornton, CEO of The Young Foundation, was on the Today programme on 28 December 2015.
Toby Young recalling Christmas with his father, Michael Young.
The Department of Social Development have funded the Young Foundation to support innovations which have already started to make an impact in order to help them scale.
How to better harness social innovation ideas and methods to advance gender equality—and vice versa
William Heath, Chairman of Mydex, reflects on the #MY100 conference.
At the conference, Kate Gavron spoke about Michael the man and how his early life might have influenced his later work.
Read Peter Horrock’s keynote speech here.
Geoff Mulgan, CEO of NESTA, reflects on the legacy of Michael Young.
At our conference on Wednesday 11 November we celebrated the incredible contribution that Michael Young made to society and individuals in the UK, as well as looked forward to the work that still remains to be done in this unequal society.