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.Find out more
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Michael Young and Peter Willmott.
Family and Kinship in East London, 1957
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.Find out more
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... Find out 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... Find out 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.Find out more
CEO, Glenys Thornton's tribute to Robin Murray, Young Foundation honoured colleague, Senior Fellow and personal friend who will be sadly missed.Find out more
Research Assistant, Hannah Rich. caught up with Oliver and Agnes from Pärnu Community Fund, the host centre in Estonia, to talk about their experiences of the SIC experimentation process so far.Find out more
Research Assistant, Hannah Rich. caught up with Marie from SoCentral, in Oslo, to talk about the SIC experimentation process.Find out more
Ken Pickering, Outreach Worker for Communities Can in Torbay, and Tatevik Sargsyan, project lead, consider the potential for improving support for smaller community organisations.Find out more
The Communities Can project has supported 378 small and diverse community groups through matching them to a range of experienced local providers. This is the second of two parts, in which we are showcasing some highlights and testimonials from a range of groups who received different types of support through the programme.Find out more