John Hills will explore how the new government’s policies will impact on inequality over the next five years.
We are working to create social investment of up to £1 million in Leeds over the next three years.
The Young Foundation is delighted to have been chosen as the main service provider for the Big Lottery Fund to deliver their Area Based Approach pilot. This pilot is focused on providing support to small, informal community groups in 5 Local Authority areas in England. The chosen areas of focus are Barking and Dagenham, Blackpool, Peterborough, Sunderland and… → Read More
Northern Ireland is a region with huge potential – brimming with creative, passionate people committed to building a stronger, more prosperous society. This event will explore how we can harness that creativity to grow a movement for social change. Join us to: Explore the exhibition of eight narratives of social change across Belfast, Derry~Londonderry and Enniskillen… → Read More
The Young Academy supports early-stage social ventures working in the field of education to realise their potential to change the status quo. On April 25th we are hosting our first EdVenture Day. This all-day event will bring entrepreneurs, educators, administrators, and students together to generate ideas for addressing some of the biggest challenges in education… → Read More
What happens when women run a city? Does female leadership have a transformative impact on our cityscape and daily lives? What are the challenges for women engaged in the complex task of steering urban renewal? Join the debate with elected leaders and experts, including Leader of Lambeth Council Lib Peck and our director of applied… → Read More
SI LIVE is a two-day event in Lisbon exploring the future of social innovation research, incubation and action. The event, which will be live-streamed on 12-13 November, will bring together leading social innovators, academics and practitioners to discuss and explore the future agenda for social innovation, how best to incubate and scale social innovations, and… → Read More
The Young Foundation’s Transition programme supports people developing ideas, campaigns or ventures that have a positive social aim; Distilling the best of social innovation teaching into four key workshops. If you are an existing or would-be social innovator with an idea to change society for the better, join the Transition programme’s interactive introduction day to:… → Read More
Following our collaboration with Llamau – a large charity supporting socially excluded people – on our Wales Accelerator programme, we are supporting their annual celebration event by holding a series of debates from 12.00pm to 2.00pm at the Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay, and on a bus in front of the Senedd! The full event, which will… → Read More
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