Stop and search is necessary but has to be done right, according to a new piece of research from The Young Foundation. “Let’s talk about stop and search: Bringing together students, the police and community members in Tottenham”, commissioned by the College of Haringey, Enfield and North London in the wake of the 2011 riots,… → Read More
Communities across Wales want greater recognition of how groups, individuals and local organisations are providing essential support and services that are being lost elsewhere according to research carried out by the Young Foundation.
Stories of inequality, aspiration and action in Leeds were told by local people at the Amplify Leeds Making Waves event at Open Source Arts.
UNEQUAL NATION presents overwhelming research evidence not only of remaining large inequalities between women and men in the UK but also their systemic nature.
The Social Economy Alliance, a growing collaboration of more than 400 socially-driven organisations, today called for a French-style ’90-10’ rule to be included in the forthcoming pensions bill, announced today in the Queen’s Speech. Under such a rule, pension fund managers would have to offer savers a choice of at least one social investment fund…. → Read More
8-week course proven to leave people happier and more likely to help others, offered by Action for Happiness.
A new report from The Young Foundation, supported by the Private Equity Foundation and Big Society Capital, says the £2.5 billion a year pupil premium is not being used effectively to raise the educational performance of the UK’s poorest pupils – and calls for social investment to be used to develop and deliver programmes with… → Read More
Today (14th December) New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) launches a unique impact guide for ventures developing innovations in the education sector for the Young Academy. There are many ventures developing great ideas to support this sector but ultimately, success will depend on persuading customers and investors that their idea really will make a difference. To achieve… → Read More
On Thursday 27 June, the independent Campaign for Youth Social Action was established – find out more at www.youthsocialaction.co.uk. The campaign’s long term goal is to increase the number of quality social action opportunities so that 50% of young people undertake “practical action in the service of others” by 2020. Over the last few months,… → Read More
One of Scotland’s largest third sector funders is looking for up to 15 organisations with the vision and desire to become Better By Design. From today (April 8) the Big Lottery Fund (BIG) is offering the chance to receive free, intensive, expert and bespoke support to those that want to undergo a service redesign. BIG… → Read More