Monica Nagore explores Emilia-Romagna, Italy’s cooperative region, and how the Social Innovation Community (SIC), and the tools of social innovation, are supporting a new solution to integrating refugees in the area.
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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
On Wednesday 5th July 2017, we saw the closing of the 5-year £25m Big Lottery Fund programme, Realising Ambition, which supported the replication of evidence-based and promising interventions designed to improve outcomes for children and young people and prevent them from entering the youth justice system.
Our Director of Places and Communities, Nat Defriend sets out four key challenges for everyone who is committed to challenging inequality and empowering communities.
This week, after a year and a half researching on the MONDRAGON Corporation, Director of Research, Mary Hodgson, attended a day with small co-operatives, academics and city stakeholders in Leeds to discuss the role of civil society organisations in creating inclusive economies. Read her top five thoughts from the day.
Researcher, Hannah Rich, asks: what are the social and economic costs of austerity policies designed to reduce public debt?
Our programme lead for Ireland and Clore Social Leader Fellow, Roger Warnock, outlines what he believes are the eight key traits that make an inclusive leader.
Hannah Rich caught up with Stella Kalac from the Social Innovation Lab in Croatia, about SIC’s experimentation work. How do you feel the process has gone so far? Participating in this process has been an eye-opening experience. It was interesting for SIL to do experimentation along with CIPA and the City of Zagreb; both can… → Read More
Hannah Rich, researcher on the SIC project, spoke with Matija Raos from KIKI Innovation Collab host centre in Zagreb, Croatia, run by the Croatian Independent Professionals Association, about her experience on the project so far. How do you feel the process has gone so far? It’s been a really interesting journey for us because of having… → Read More
How do the main political parties promise to build an inclusive economy? The Young Foundation are proud to be part of Social Economy Alliance, read our Manifesto Mash-Up of their pledges for the 2017 General Election.
CEO, Glenys Thornton’s tribute to Robin Murray, Young Foundation honoured colleague, Senior Fellow and personal friend who will be sadly missed.