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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

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Incubation Space Available

An exciting opportunity for a new social enterprise to join us. Following four hugely successful years hosted with The Young Foundation, Agenda, the alliance for women and girls at risk are moving to a new space as they continue to grow as an independent charity in their own right. Jemima Olchawski, Interim Chief Executive of... Find out more

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The week we left the EU, in conversation with Joe Hayman

27 March 2019

5.30pm - 7.00pm

The Young Foundation, 18 Victoria Park Square, London E2 9PF

On the 29th March 2019, Britain will leave the European Union following the Brexit vote. To coincide with this historic date, please join us on the 27th March 2019, two day’s before Britain’s historic departure, as we talk with the author, Joe Hayman and explore themes from his latest book ‘British Journey’. ‘British Journey’ which... Find out more

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Community Wellbeing Index

The Co-op Community Wellbeing Index is the first measure of community wellbeing at a neighbourhood level across all four nations of the UK. Our partnership with the Co-operative Group began in 2017 when we delivered research on community wellbeing, feeding into the Index. This work builds on over a decade of work across The Young Foundation exploring wellbeing,... Find out more

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New Perspectives on Housing

24 April 2019

9am - 1pm

U+I, 7A Howick Pl, Westminster, London SW1P 1DZ

There is wide consensus that we face a housing crisis. Following years of diagnosing the problem, it’s clear that there are no silver bullets and that sustained, positive change will require action from every part of the system, including the continued need for social innovation. New Perspectives on Housing, brings together key influencers and actors... Find out more

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In Conversation with Will Storr

21 February 2019

5.30pm - 7.00pm

The Young Foundation, 18 Victoria Park Square, London E2 9PF

** Please note that this event is now fully booked, please email us hello@youngfoundation.org to go on our waiting list.**   Join us on February 21st at 5.30pm for an evening with author and journalist Will Storr to talk about his most recent book “Selfie: How the West became Self-obsessed”. We are living in an age of... Find out more