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Community Outreach Worker

We are seeking a Community Outreach Worker to join The Young Foundation to be part of our team delivering the exciting new Tower Hamlets Communities Driving Change (CDC) project.

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Realising Ambition Programme Insights: Issue 11

Print date: February 2018

Print date: February 2018

‘Wrong’ answers, right response: learning from randomised controlled trials when you don’t get the results you were hoping for


Young Academy Accelerator now open for applications!

We are now accepting applications for the Young Academy Accelerator Spring/Summer 2018. You could be part of the sixth cohort of The Young Foundation’s flagship Accelerator programme providing support for innovative education ventures. The free programme will run in London from April to July. Apply now!


Join the next wave of changemakers…

…and use your ideas to make your community a better place.  We want to put young people at the heart of solutions. This is why we’re running a new free programme called Amplify Youth. Join in!

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300,000 children in the private rented sector are living in poverty. This is 50,000 more than 4 years ago.… https://t.co/ennC1UjGYu

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How relationships change the world and where to go with what we know

“We network and transact now more than ever but meaningful time together is being systematically displaced by fast and shallow connections”. David Robinson, writes for us on how to make meaningful relationships the ‘central operating principle’ in the run-up to the launch of our Community Wellbeing Index in partnership with the Co-op UK and his forthcoming talk on this at LSE.