Publication

New Perspectives on Housing

April 2019

Our latest report explores 5 key challenges experienced by people and communities affected by our dysfunctional housing system. The report sets out the five housing challenges that we put under the microscope as part of the New Perspectives project. We explored these challenges at our housing event in London on 24th April 2019. As part of... Find out more

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The Community Wellbeing Index: people, place and relationships

Amanda Hill-Dixon (The Young Foundation) and David Luckin (Co-op). In 2017 the Co-op, in partnership with The Young Foundation and Geolytix, set out to understand what ‘community wellbeing’ means to people across the UK. We did this to support the creation of an index of community wellbeing. The Co-op Community Wellbeing Index is the first... Find out more

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The value of Arts & Culture in co-creating social change

The Young Foundation in partnership with the Department of Communities is proposing a short project involving arts organisations across Northern Ireland and those who support and fund them to: Explore some of the key challenges and opportunities arts organisations face in co-creation activities with communities, or other ways of working to create specific forms of... Find out more

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Beyond Meritocracy: The Anthology

January 2019

Beyond Meritocracy: The Anthology contains a series of essays and creative responses to the question: ‘What lies beyond Meritocracy? What might be the equation for the 21st century?’ The Anthology coincides with the 60th Anniversary of our founder, Michael Young’s seminal work, The Rise of Meritocracy. In his book, Michael narrates a future, dystopian UK where... Find out more

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Faithful to a Founder?

“History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes” – Mark Twain. This year is the 150th anniversary of the birth of Calouste Gulbenkian and I attended a small gathering at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation for the launch of ‘Mr Five Per Cent’ a brilliant biography on the man himself by Jonathan Conlin. The event was... Find out more

RT @theTCPA: Amanda Hill-Dixon @the_young_fdn talks about community wellbeing as a core element of what makes a ‘good’ place. Says it is im…

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