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.
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
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
The Young Foundation is opening its doors to author and journalist, James Bloodworth to discuss his new book ‘Hired: Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain’. In conversation with our CEO, Helen Goulden, we’ll hear about his experiences living and working across Britain, working in a range of low-paid, insecure jobs and discovering the anxieties… → Read More
An innovative learning opportunity organised by SIC, the Social Innovation Relay combines a full day training on experimentation, with an online learning ‘relay’ (‘the act of passing something along’) consisting of four rounds of one week, in which participants crowdsource input for each others learning questions.
Join us for the launch of #refugeeswelcome in parks at The Young Foundation on Tuesday 5th December 12.30-2.30pm. #refugeeswelcome in parks is a research project working to raise awareness of the benefits of spending time in green space as one means of improving refugee and asylum seekers wellbeing and social connections. At this event, we will… → Read More
The Young Foundation are hosting the launch event of The Humanistic Management Network’s UK Chapter. Humanistic management is a driver for sustained business success aligned to societal needs and demands. Join the free conference and contribute your ideas about what this network could do for you.
We’re delighted to be supporting this year’s Locality Convention, the annual event bringing together people from across the UK and around the world working with the goal to help communities thrive and put the power back into the hands of the communities we live in. Locality Convention ’17 – communities in control, includes two days… → Read More
What makes you feel good? What matters to people in Milton Keynes? What are the things that help you feel healthy, happy and strong? The Co-op want to find out about wellbeing in your community. The Co-operative Group gives away at least £20million to local causes each year. To help them decide how best to… → Read More
All are invited to the TLC Community Bash to find out what the mains themes coming out of our research with the community, as well as to share and enjoy afternoon tea, pot planting, crafts, games and more…