#refugeeswelcome in parks

In urban contexts of increasing refugee new arrivals, this project investigates how parks have the potential impact to improve the wellbeing of refugees and support integration at the local scale.

A revolutionary approach to solving urban challenges

GeniUS! Open The Young Foundation is working with  Innovate York on  GeniUS! Open – a project aiming to revolutionise the way citizens and local organisations can propose solutions to social, economic and environmental challenges in their city. GeniUS! was developed by Science City York  and City of York Council.  It is now being piloted with Tallinn (Estonia), Siracusa (Italy), and San Sebastian… → Read More


Agenda, the alliance for women and girls at risk, launched this weekend.

All-Party Commission on Physical Activity

The human body was designed to move. But in a very short period of time, we have become dangerously inactive as a population. We are witnessing a physical inactivity epidemic.

Amplify Cymru

We are working with the Welsh Government in Aberystwyth, Connah’s Quay and Port Talbot.

Amplify Leeds

A joint project between The Young Foundation, Leeds City Council and The Joseph Rowntree Foundation, aimed at identifying the new ideas, networks and partnerships transforming the city. Leeds has many assets including a thriving voluntary sector and an entrepreneurial business community. Building on the Council’s concept of Civic Enterprise, this project has sought to bring… → Read More