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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

‘Humanity at Work’: implications and policy outcomes

Date: | Posted by: Hannah Kitcher

Date: April 05 2017

Posted by: Hannah Kitcher

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        The Young Foundation, in partnership with Co-operatives UK, have created a joint set of key learnings that government and civil society can take from this model for the UK and beyond. We will be utilizing these proposals to influence the debate going forward on how to develop truly inclusive societies.

Innovating for innovation: The rise of the regulatory sandbox

Date: | Posted by: Dr Charlotte Heales

Date: March 10 2017

Posted by: Dr Charlotte Heales

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In many fields regulation is there to keep us safe and encourage ethical practice but where high barriers to entry exist this frequently leads to limited market choices and poorer access to services. In order to deal with this issue regulators are increasingly experimenting with new approaches, including the development of regulatory sandboxes. What is… → Read More

#YFWeekly Edition 2

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Date: February 28 2017

Posted by: Hannah Kitcher

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Bringing you some highlights from across the three areas of our work; social innovation and investment, work with communities and research.

Future visions for health and social care

Date: | Posted by: Dr Charlotte Heales

Date: February 28 2017

Posted by: Dr Charlotte Heales

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Last week, as part of our EU-funded SI DRIVE project, the Young Foundation opened its doors to experts on health and social care innovation from across the world in order to explore global goals for social innovation in health and social care and how can we build health systems for the future. Read some of the key takeaways from the meeting…

#YFWeekly

Date: | Posted by: Hannah Kitcher

Date: February 20 2017

Posted by: Hannah Kitcher

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Bringing you some highlights from across the three areas of our work; social innovation and investment, work with communities and research.

Early stage venture development: the journey so far with Keshav Bhatt, Revolution Hive

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Date: February 20 2017

Posted by: Hannah Kitcher

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Keshav Bhatt is the founder of Revolution Hive, a social enterprise which aims to empower young people to take responsibility for dealing with the biggest challenges facing society in the 21st century. Revolution Hive is currently part of the London and South East 2016/17 Young Academy cohort. We asked Keshav for some insight into what… → Read More

Young Foundation supports Uprising’s latest venture to create One Million Mentors

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Date: February 16 2017

Posted by: Hannah Kitcher

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For a young person today, working out who you are and what you want to do is one of the key challenges you face upon entering adulthood. For those that face inequalities, this process can be especially laden with pitfalls and barriers. Our mission at The Young Foundation, to confront the inequalities that undermine our economy and corrode our wellbeing, means that we work on and with a fantastic… → Read More