Publications

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Flipping the coin: two sides of community wealth in England

The inequalities in investment across England and the rest of the UK has come under increasing scrutiny in recent years – especially when considered through the lens of multiple deprivation. Since the EU referendum in 2016, more political and media attention, if not necessarily action, has been given to ‘forgotten’ or ‘left behind’ places than... Find out more

Healthy New Towns: Putting Health into Place

The Young Foundation in partnership with NHS England, The Town & Country Planning Association, PA Consulting and The Kings Fund has launched Putting Health into Place. Through the Health New Towns programme we explored how the development of new places could create healthier and more connected communities with integrated and high-quality services. Putting Health into Place,... Find out more

A Brighter Future

The Young Foundation was commissioned by End Youth Homelessness to evaluate their Transforming Futures Programme, funded by the H&M Foundation. The programme helps young people find their way into education, employment or training (EET) by providing them with personalised job coaching and access to a bursary fund. Our report, ‘A Brighter Future’ is available here to download. Alongside the Toolkit,... Find out more

New Perspectives on Housing

April 2019

Our latest report explores 5 key challenges experienced by people and communities affected by our dysfunctional housing system. The report sets out the five housing challenges that we put under the microscope as part of the New Perspectives project. We explored these challenges at our housing event in London on 24th April 2019. As part of... Find out more

Beyond Meritocracy: The Anthology

January 2019

Beyond Meritocracy: The Anthology contains a series of essays and creative responses to the question: ‘What lies beyond Meritocracy? What might be the equation for the 21st century?’ The Anthology coincides with the 60th Anniversary of our founder, Michael Young’s seminal work, The Rise of Meritocracy. In his book, Michael narrates a future, dystopian UK where... Find out more

Building Bridges, Building Health Report

In 2017, we were commissioned by SPEAR, a charity supporting people experiencing homelessness in South & West London to evaluate their Homeless Health Link Service (HHLS) which is funded by Big Lottery Fund. In this evaluation we provide an independent review and report on how well the service achieved its aims and met its outcomes by:... Find out more

Putting Health into Place

This booklet introduces the forthcoming Putting Health into Place Publication which The Young Foundation is producing in partnership with NHS England and others. Inside we outline 10 key principles for creating healthy new places, by strengthening and empowering communities, and shaping the built environment and health and social services. These principles are based on learning... Find out more