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Research

We want to change the way people think about society’s most pressing problems, who can solve them, and the possibiliti ...

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Work with Communities

We support people and organisations to take action together to create fairer communities where everyone can thrive. W ...

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Social Innovation & Investment

We are a leading centre for social innovation, creating new solutions to entrenched problems through social ventures, mo ...

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Publication

Humanity at Work – MONDRAGON, a social innovation ecosystem case study

Print date: March 2017

Authors: Dr Charlotte Heales, Dr Mary Hodgson, Hannah Rich

Print date: March 2017

Authors: Dr Charlotte Heales, Dr Mary Hodgson, Hannah Rich

Our new research report on the MONDRAGON Corporation, the largest industrial Co-operative in the world, explores it as a social innovation ecosystem, a highly successful and competitive way of transforming people’s lives for the better through shared ownership.

events

Automation, Employment & Inequality: A Co-production Workshop

Date: 6 July 2017
Time: 14:00 - 17:00
Venue: Shine, Harehills Road, Leeds, LS8 5HS

Date: 6 July 2017

Time: 14:00 - 17:00

Venue: Shine, Harehills Road, Leeds, LS8 5HS

What impact is automation having on our jobs, in the North and beyond? What does this mean for geographic and intergenerational inequality? What can we do about it? We’d like you to join us for a participatory workshop to find out about and discuss the impact of innovation and automation on employment and inequality in… → Read More

press releases

Young Foundation seeks new CEO

Date: 19 May 2017

Date: 19 May 2017

Today we are announcing the search for a new CEO of the Young Foundation. With a formidable track record of confronting inequality we have spearheaded trailblazing work across the UK and internationally creating insight and innovations which put people at the heart of social change.

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The Young Foundation signs up to ‘taking back control’ – The Social Economy Alliance manifesto for an inclusive economy

Date: 5 May 2017

Date: 5 May 2017

The Social Economy Alliance, representing hundreds of social enterprises, co-operatives, charities, investors, entrepreneurs, trusts and associations, including The Young Foundation, has today launched its manifesto for the General Election. It sets out an ambitious, positive vision on how the new Government can harness the energy of businesses, community groups, charities and co-operatives to tackle the… → Read More

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Social Economy Alliance: Our Manifesto Mash-Up

How do the main political parties promise to build an inclusive economy? The Young Foundation are proud to be part of Social Economy Alliance, read our Manifesto Mash-Up of their pledges for the 2017 General Election.