Past Events

SIC Learning Relay #3: Crowdfunding

Date: 21 September 2018 - 19 October 2018
Time: 09:00 - 17:30
Venue: Webinars + one in-person workshop at YF's HQ, London

Date: 21 September 2018 - 19 October 2018

Time: 09:00 - 17:30

Venue: Webinars + one in-person workshop at YF's HQ, London

Crowdfunding for social entrepreneurs and communities: a workshop On 21 September, the Young Foundation will host a crowdfunding workshop in our HQ in Bethnal Green. Online crowdfunding has made it easier to mobilise people around common interests and causes. When it comes to fundraising for social and community initiatives, crowdfunding offers an important alternative to… → Read More

Community Powered Change – Derry/Londonderry

Date: 19 September 2018
Time: 13.00 - 15.00
Venue: St Columb's Park House

Date: 19 September 2018

Time: 13.00 - 15.00

Venue: St Columb's Park House

Amplify NI helps people take action together to create fairer communities where everyone can thrive.  Do you want to make your community a better place to live? Are you interested in exploring new ways of working with the people who benefit from what you do? Join us for our Community-Powered Change taster session! In this informal… → Read More

Community Powered Change – Belfast

Date: 18 September 2018
Time: 12.00 - 14.00
Venue: Ormeau Baths

Date: 18 September 2018

Time: 12.00 - 14.00

Venue: Ormeau Baths

Amplify NI helps people take action together to create fairer communities where everyone can thrive.  Do you want to make your community a better place to live? Are you interested in exploring new ways of working with the people who benefit from what you do? Join us for our Community-Powered Change taster session! We believe everyone… → Read More

Let’s get mythical

Date: 18 September 2018
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Venue: The Young Foundation, 18 Victoria Park Square, Bethnal Green, E2 9PF

Date: 18 September 2018

Time: 17:00 - 19:00

Venue: The Young Foundation, 18 Victoria Park Square, Bethnal Green, E2 9PF

On Tuesday 18 September, we’ll be talking myths and stories with Alex Evans, author of The Myth Gap.

Online event: European Day of Sustainable Communities

Date: 17 September 2018
Time: 11.00 - 14.00
Venue: Online event

Date: 17 September 2018

Time: 11.00 - 14.00

Venue: Online event

On Monday the 17th September at 11am BST / 12:00 CEST, join The Young Foundation, The Eden Project and ECOLISE to chat about the European Day of Sustainable Communities and the importance of sustainable and local communities taking action for a better, more sustainable world. If you want to share your own experience and work or want to learn about the European Day… → Read More

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SIC webinar: Creative ways to address housing exclusion

Date: 16 July 2018
Time: 11:00 BST - 12:00 UK
Venue: Online webinar

Date: 16 July 2018

Time: 11:00 BST - 12:00 UK

Venue: Online webinar

Join The Young Foundation and FEANTSA for this webinar on creative approaches tackling barriers to affordable housing.

The Great Get Together picnic, Bethnal Green

Date: 24 June 2018
Time: 12:30 - 15:00
Venue: Weavers Adventure Playground, Viaduct Street, E2 0BH

Date: 24 June 2018

Time: 12:30 - 15:00

Venue: Weavers Adventure Playground, Viaduct Street, E2 0BH

In celebration of Jo Cox’s belief that “We are far more united and have far more in common with each other than things that divide us,” come along to our Great Get Together picnic at Weavers Adventure Playground, Bethnal Green.

Innovation, Employment & Wages Workshop: Implications for policy & practice

Date: 5 June 2018
Time: 11:00 - 16:00
Venue: The Young Foundation, 18 Victoria Park Square, London, E2 9PF

Date: 5 June 2018

Time: 11:00 - 16:00

Venue: The Young Foundation, 18 Victoria Park Square, London, E2 9PF

Following pivotal ESRC funded research by Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU): University of Sussex, on Technical Change, Employment and Inequality, The Young Foundation, in collaboration with SPRU, is hosting a policy workshop to explore implications of these findings on policy and practice.

SIC webinar: Supporting communities’ voices: the power of ethnographic, participatory and peer research

Date: 8 May 2018
Time: 11:00 - 12:00
Venue: Online webinar

Date: 8 May 2018

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Venue: Online webinar

Join The Young Foundation and Ideas for Change for an informal introduction to ethnographic, participatory and peer research methods and share your experiences and stories of ways to support communities’ voices. If you want to share your own experience or are looking for new ways to engage with the people you work with that aren’t top… → Read More

Using Social Innovation Policy Approaches to Help Cities and Regions Realise the Potential of the European Pillar of Social Rights

Date: 16 April 2018
Time: 09:30 - 17:00
Venue: rue Belliard 99-101, B-1000 Brussels (room JDE52)

Date: 16 April 2018

Time: 09:30 - 17:00

Venue: rue Belliard 99-101, B-1000 Brussels (room JDE52)

Cities and regions are among the most fertile contexts for social innovation and experimentation. Many important themes such as collaborative citizenship and collaborative institutions, smart and participatory planning and budgeting have all converged at the city and regional level. Furthermore, cities and regions in Europe have been actively looking for new ways to engage and work… → Read More