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6 October 2021
A new Civic Strength Index launches today. Co-designed and co-created by Londoners, the Index aims to help boroughs and organisations in England’s capital city support discussions about the strengths of their communities and consider how to build on them, following the Covid-19 pandemic.  Developed by The Young Foundation and funded by the Greater London Authority (GLA), the Index shows that levels of ‘civic strength’ – meaning how communities are supported to build strong relationships and engage...
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For ‘levelling up’ to have lasting impact, we must start by ‘levelling in’
This blog was written by Lydia Ragoonanan, a senior associate leading the Inclusive Economy Partnership BOOST programme at The Young Foundation. This week, Michael Gove used his platform at the Conservative Party conference to pledge greater support for downtrodden regions of the UK.  “Levelling up means four things,” the minister for levelling up, housing and communities explained. “We will strengthen local leadership to drive real...
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New research to understand vulnerabilities of poorest families and communities on the road to net zero  
Research led by the Institute for Community Studies and funded by the Nuffield Foundation seeks to ensure no one is left behind by transition to a carbon-neutral society   Landmark project will build a framework for understanding and responding to the how UK’s transition to net zero will affect the poorest families and communities    Household, social, and economic shifts are needed if the UK...
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New Youth-Led Peer Research Network to focus on young people’s experiences
Up to 60 young people across England are set to lead and conduct research into the experiences and priorities of their peers.  The new Youth-Led Peer Research Network is now open to applicants across England, and will bring young people with diverse backgrounds and experiences together. The researchers will speak to 300 16- to 20-year-olds, documenting their ideas...
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Research on Research: exploring diversity and inclusion in the social research profession
Today, in partnership with the Social Research Association (SRA), we are publishing the largest scale study to date of equality and diversity in the social research profession. ‘Research on research’ is always hard and turning a critical gaze on ourselves was inevitably going to be an uncomfortable experience. This research has thrown into even sharper...
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Routes into Research? By Amelia Clayton
Amelia joined The Young Foundation through the Kickstart Scheme. Here she describes her experiences of finding her way into the research profession… Studying Sociology at university opened my eyes to the world of social research and gave me a glimpse into how we can ethically use research to make a positive change. All of a...
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Safe spaces? Exploring the role of community in public safety 
About this event Last year, Institute for Community Studies research identified safety as the greatest concern for communities across the UK. Join us on 14 October to consider how local people can work with authorities to progress positive change and address their safety fears.  We’ll hear from Zach Norris, a pioneering US-based public safety campaigner, Executive Director of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, and author of We keep...

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