Publications

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Amplify Sheffield

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... Find out more

Credit where credit’s due?

May 2016

, , Victoria Boelman

Over 12 million people in the UK do not have access to affordable credit. An estimated 16.8 per cent are over-indebted. In Wales, the proportion is higher in every single local authority area with three among the UK’s top 10 most over-indebted localities. This report by The Young Foundation calls for real change to address this... Find out more

A Story of Leeds: Changing the world every day

March 2016

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... Find out more

Making Waves

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... Find out more