Take two children; imagine that they are born on the same day, in the same hospital. They live next door to each other, they play together and are set to go to the same primary and secondary school. Before they walk through the gates of school aged five we know that at the end of… → Read More
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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
Historically, the Young Foundation has had a pivotal role in social investment, developing the concept for social impact bonds and authoring landmark policy papers such as Growing Social Ventures and Lighting the Touchpaper. However, so far we have only been able to dip our toes into becoming a social investment intermediary, wary of landing the… → Read More