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The Boundary Estate: A community approach to change?

As part of the Communities Driving Change (CDC) programme, The Young Foundation have been working to support locally-led initiatives to improve health and wellbeing in Tower Hamlets. With the neighbourhoods around Columbia Road identified as a key area of focus, in recent months this project has led to a more in-depth study of the Boundary... Find out more

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Free Participatory Video Training: Tell your story

The Young Foundation is offering a series of free participatory video training workshops in summer 2019 for four local London charities who are combatting discrimination through their work. About the Project With the support of The People’s Postcode Trust, we are offering a series of free participatory video training workshops this summer for four local... Find out more

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Thriving Together – The role of communities in uncertain times

15 October 2019

4pm - 7pm

Rich Mix Cinema, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, Shoreditch, London E1 6LA

Connected, thriving communities are the foundation of our society. They keep us safer, happier and healthier – more resilient and able to face shared challenges. In a time of national and global turbulence, the role and power of communities is evolving and taking on an ever greater importance. Our cities, towns and villages are increasingly... Find out more

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Nothing about us without us

Do you have experience listening to the people you exist to serve in order to improve what you do and how you do it? The Young Foundation have now launched an inquiry to explore the role of user voice and experience in social investment. With support from Big Society Capital and Barrow Cadbury Trust, we... Find out more

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6 months in Barking & Dagenham

Ryan Boyce interviews Hannah Davis. We met up at Sazzy and Fran Café in Bethnal Green for a fruity smoothie and got chatting about one of our latest projects, Amplify Barking & Dagenham. So, tell me about Amplify Barking & Dagenham? This is a community research and action project which is all about community cohesion in... Find out more

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Young Academy: Education Accelerator Programme – Applications Open!

Our education accelerator empowers early-stage education ventures to develop better products and services and become more sustainable organisations, ready to scale. Since launching in 2014, we have supported over 70 ventures, including ImpactEd, CareerEar and DivInc. We backed 15 of the most promising ventures with over £1 million in seed capital, our portfolio includes Think for the Future, Smart School... Find out more

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Civic Futures: Applications now open for new leadership programme

We’re looking for 25 of London’s most dynamic community leaders to join us for the first cohort of a collective leadership programme. If you’re working on grassroots-led change in London, or know someone who is, we want to hear from you! Nominations will close on 2 July 2019, and applications by 12 noon on 10 July... Find out more