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Ideas, as well as people, now move more freely. We have put new models, drawn from other classes and other parts of the world, before the local people, creating new aspirations and new ideas.
Michael Young and Peter Willmott.
Family and Kinship in East London, 1957

Volunteers make ‘our world go round’

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Date: May 23 2017

Volunteering has played an important role in the delivery of a number of young people’s services in the Realising Ambition programme of which the Young Foundation is a partner. Realising Ambition is a Big Lottery funded programme led by Catch 22 helping young people avoid pathways into offending. What have we learnt from Realising Ambition that could help organisations delivering similar services to make the most effective use of volunteers amid a national trend of declining numbers?

Co-creation workshops across 5 cities

Date: | Posted by: Hannah Rich

Date: April 12 2017

Posted by: Hannah Rich

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Social innovation can be understood as innovative ideas which simultaneously are good for society and enhance society’s capacity to act. Through the experimentation work package of SIC, we are working with local partners, using the tools and methods of social innovation to co-create solutions to collectively defined local issues and challenges. We recruited 5 diverse… → Read More