Publications

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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

Commissioning Futures: A Guide for Schools

We have launched a good-practice guide to support schools to more effectively commission innovative services, especially those which aim to tackle educational inequality. Commissioning Futures: A Guide for Schools aims to provide guidance to school leaders who have increasing autonomy to commission external services to help improve student outcomes. Previously, minimal guidance had been available... Find out more

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Uttlesford Community Action Zones Report

April 2018

Isabel Young

As part of our work in Essex The Uttlesford Community Action Research; Community Action Zones project took a strengths-based approach to understanding social isolation and loneliness; focusing on people’s social connections and networks, rather than assuming social deficit.

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