Past Events

SI Live

Date: 12 November 2014 - 13 November 2014
Time: 12.00 - 18.00
Venue: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon

Date: 12 November 2014 - 13 November 2014

Time: 12.00 - 18.00

Venue: Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon

SI LIVE is a two-day event in Lisbon exploring the future of social innovation research, incubation and action. The event, which will be live-streamed on 12-13 November, will bring together leading social innovators, academics and practitioners to discuss and explore the future agenda for social innovation, how best to incubate and scale social innovations, and… → Read More

Stairway to Heaven: Remembering the Bethnal Green Tube Disaster

Date: 22 November 2012
Time: 13.00 - 14.00
Venue: The Young Foundation, 18 Victoria Park Square, London E2 9PF

Date: 22 November 2012

Time: 13.00 - 14.00

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

Join Derek Spicer of The Stairway to Heaven Memorial Trust for a lunchtime seminar on the Bethnal Green Tube Disaster and how communities bounce back from adversity.

Public Debate: A strategy for the civic economy in Portugal

Date: 25 September 2014
Time: 17:00 - 20:00
Venue: Instituto de Ciências Sociais e Políticas, University of Lisbon

Date: 25 September 2014

Time: 17:00 - 20:00

Venue: Instituto de Ciências Sociais e Políticas, University of Lisbon

Read the executive summary of the draft strategy for the civic economy in Portugal.

To market, to market: how community shares work

Date: 17 May 2013
Time: 13.00 - 14.00
Venue: The Young Foundation, 18 Victoria Park Square, London E2 9PF

Date: 17 May 2013

Time: 13.00 - 14.00

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

Join us for a discussion of community shares, a new way to support local enterprise and get people engaged with small business.

Down Our Way: Locally Situated Knowledge in the Global CIty

Date: 14 October 2014
Time: 18:00 - 20:00
Venue: The Young Foundation, 18 Victoria Park Square, London E2 9PF

Date: 14 October 2014

Time: 18:00 - 20:00

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

The ‘local’ has attained ever greater political resonance as a site of registration and resistance to globalisation. In this session we look at three different projects of ‘thick’ mapping in which an attempt is being made to capture the peculiarities of place at a time of accelerated structural change. With Barbara Brayshay ‘Community Development Through… → Read More

The People’s Budget – U.S. Insights as an Opportunity for British Action

Date: 24 April 2013
Time: 13.00 - 14.00
Venue: The Young Foundation, 18 Victoria Park Square, London E2 9PF

Date: 24 April 2013

Time: 13.00 - 14.00

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

Join Josh Lerner, Executive Director of the Participatory Budgeting Project in New York, and Alderman Joe Moore of Chicago’s 49th Ward to discuss the future of Participatory Budgeting in the UK.

Mutual Appreciation: Supporting Public Service Mutuals

Date: 20 June 2013
Time: 13.00 - 14.00
Venue: The Young Foundation, 18 Victoria Park Square, London E2 9PF

Date: 20 June 2013

Time: 13.00 - 14.00

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

Join Tom Shirley of the Cabinet Office to discuss the future of public service mutuals.

Women in Leadership: What Needs to Change?

Date: 16 July 2014
Time: 19.00 - 21.00
Venue: St Paul's Cathedral, London EC4M 8AD

Date: 16 July 2014

Time: 19.00 - 21.00

Venue: St Paul's Cathedral, London EC4M 8AD

How we can remove the institutional and cultural barriers preventing many women from reaching positions of leadership? What can different sectors learn from one another in the fight for true equality? Ceri Goddard, Director of Gender at the Young Foundation, will be arguing for disrupting the debate on women in leadership. Join us at St Paul’s… → Read More

Rural Social Enterprise: How Housing Associations Can Help

Date: 11 April 2013
Time: 13.00 - 14.00
Venue: The Young Foundation, 18 Victoria Park Square, London E2 9PF

Date: 11 April 2013

Time: 13.00 - 14.00

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

Join Paul Smith and Charlotte Wheedon of the Aster Group to explore how housing associations are in a unique position to foster rural social enterprise.