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Amplify: Voices and actions in places

Print date: April 2018 Item type: Publication

Print date: April 2018

Our Amplify work responds to the real, lived experiences of people and the communities in which they live. We share some of our learnings to date in this report.

A Tale of Two Cities: Community Perspectives and Narratives on Inequality, Struggle, Hope and Change

Print date: November 2017 Item type: Publication

Author: Dr Mary Hodgson

Print date: November 2017

Author: Dr Mary Hodgson

Today we are facing unprecedented inequality challenges. Who holds responsibility for the widening gaps in society and how do we solve them? A tale of two cities presents community perspectives on what inequality is, and how it is experienced, struggled with and resisted. It shares the findings of research which took place over a year in… → Read More

Community Powered Change: Telling stories, growing ideas

Print date: May 2017 Item type: Publication

Authors: Alice Neeson, Becca Bor, Jim Ledwith, Rebecca Watterson, Roger Warnock

Part of our places programme Amplify NI is a major five-year initiative to support people in Northern Ireland to take action together, to create fairer communities where everyone can thrive. Read the programme’s impact report here.

Communities Can: Final Evaluation Report

Print date: February 2017 Item type: Publication

Print date: February 2017

Our 2-year ‘Communities Can’ pilot, run in partnership with the Big Lottery Fund and five community CVSs, set out to test how best to provide organisational development support for small community groups. The project evaluation conducted by NPC highlights how community organisations possess a deep understanding of the needs of their communities yet can face a lack of access to development.

Amplify Cymru Storybook

Print date: October 2016 Item type: Publication

Authors: , Dr Mary Hodgson

Print date: October 2016

Authors: , Dr Mary Hodgson

Find out more about our Amplify Wales project, part of our places programme to put communities at the centre of tackling inequalities.

Amplify Sheffield

Print date: June 2016 Item type: Publication

Print date: June 2016

From January to June 2016, the Young Foundation worked with Power to Change and Social Enterprise UK in three very different Sheffield neighbourhoods, Manor, Upperthorpe and Heeley, to explore approaches to place-based investment in the city. Over the past two years The Young Foundation has developed an approach to place-based transformation which emphasises the importance of… → Read More

A Story of Leeds: Changing the world every day

Print date: March 2016 Item type: Publication

Author: Dr Mary Hodgson

Print date: March 2016

Author: Dr Mary Hodgson

A year ago we started listening to people from all walks of life in Leeds, learning about the deeply held values that exist in communities and hearing people’s stories of hope and transformation. We also met amazing projects, initiatives and campaigns that are creating a more just and equal place for everyone to live, and… → Read More

Making Waves

Print date: March 2016 Item type: Publication

Print date: March 2016

Amplifying the potential of cities and regions through movement-based social innovation – a methodology in progress  At The Young Foundation we believe structural inequality undermines the economy and corrodes our wellbeing. Lack of opportunity and limited social mobility destroys lives, leaving its mark on communities, relationships, aspirations and self-worth . We work to create a… → Read More