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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

Co-creation workshops across 5 cities

Date: April 12 2017

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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... Find out more

‘Humanity at Work’: implications and policy outcomes

Date: April 05 2017

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Mondragon 

        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.

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#YFWeekly Edition 2

Date: February 28 2017

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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.

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Future visions for health and social care

Date: February 28 2017

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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...

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#YFWeekly

Date: February 20 2017

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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.

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Community led innovation in divided societies

Date: December 07 2016

Posted by: Lucy Cui

 

Community led innovation has experienced a massive growth in the past year. SIC reflects this in the community led innovation network – an entire group of people dedicated to developing and disseminating community led innovation tools, methods and ideas.  Monica Nagore and Lucy Cui are coordinating the community led innovation network on behalf of the... Find out more