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

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Publication

Transforming Health: Shifting our health systems from illness treatment and prevention to health creation

Print date: July 2017

Authors: Alan Chen, Tony May

Print date: July 2017

Authors: Alan Chen, Tony May

In spite of recent overall advancements in our society’s health and wellbeing, we are experiencing a crisis of major health disparities driven by growing inequalities. Experts recognize that while the NHS has much to be celebrated, its design is not well suited to addressing these complex issues. The medical model defines health pathogenically, by referencing… → Read More

Publication

Realising Ambition Programme Insights: Issue 10 and Confidence Framework

Print date: July 2017

Print date: July 2017

Realising Ambition is delighted to announce the launch of its tenth insight paper, which provides a summary of the key learnings from the 5-year programme, and The Confidence Framework, a key resource and legacy from the Realising Ambition programmes.

events

Co-design workshop: Mental health and wellbeing

Date: 18 July 2017
Time: 11:30 - 16:00
Venue: Moneyhub, 10 Temple Back, Bristol, BS1 6FL

Date: 18 July 2017

Time: 11:30 - 16:00

Venue: Moneyhub, 10 Temple Back, Bristol, BS1 6FL

New to impact management but want to improve? Willing to share your experiences and collaborate with others in your sector? Want to help us create resources that meet your needs? Join the Pathway strand of the Impact Management Programme to co-design support that will help you use your impact data to improve what you do. *sign… → Read More

press releases

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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