The ‘local’ has attained ever greater political resonance as a site of registration and resistance to globalisation. In this session we look at three different projects of ‘thick’ mapping in which an attempt is being made to capture the peculiarities of place at a time of accelerated structural change. With Barbara Brayshay ‘Community Development Through… → Read More
The Portuguese government recently announced a fund of €150m to develop the Portuguese civic economy. This presents a ground-breaking opportunity for the country to reduce its dependence on an economic model that has widened inequality, and focus on creating public good and sharing economic power. This is the blueprint for the The Young Foundation’s EuropeLab work… → Read More
How we can remove the institutional and cultural barriers preventing many women from reaching positions of leadership? What can different sectors learn from one another in the fight for true equality? Ceri Goddard, Director of Gender at the Young Foundation, will be arguing for disrupting the debate on women in leadership. Join us at St Paul’s… → Read More
You are invited to join The Young Foundation as we support and incubate social innovation across Europe Experienced social innovators from the UK and beyond will come together to share experience, advice and stories of success. A day of breakout sessions and more structured presentations will inspire and support you as you build knowledge,… → Read More
Mapping the Field is the opening seminar in the Living Maps Series of seminars, which looks at ways ordinary people can create alternative geographies.
The Young Foundation and our partners are launching our first Wales Accelerator at the Millennium Centre in Cardiff.
The Young Foundation and the Social Innovation Exchange will be running workshops on social innovation in Colombia, in collaboration with ANSPE’s Center for Social Innovation.
Join Gary Copitch of People’s Voice Media for a seminar on how ordinary people can train as community reporters and influence policy.
Are you an early-stage social entrepreneur? Join us for a collaborative workshop on clarifying your business model.
From job creation to revitalising the high street, and even boosting British exports, Cynthia Shanmugalingam explains why the new food economy can deliver more than just a great meal.