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  • Myths for an age of political polarisation

    9 août 2018, par Hannah Kitcher
    Want to change the world? Then what you need most isn’t facts; it’s a really great story. So I argued in a book called The Myth Gap (summary here), which came out last year in the wake of the Brexit referendum and the US election. Donald Trump and Nigel Farage had hardly triumphed thanks to... → (...)
  • There are no silver bullets, but there are smart solutions in the private rented sector

    3 août 2018, par Kristel Tracey
    James Teasdale, Head of Venture Development on how our Reimagining Rent programme is accelerating innovative solutions to challenges in the PRS. Five million households in the UK – 21% of the total – call the private rented sector (PRS) home, with the number set to rise to 5.79m by 2022. While (...)
  • The power of telling your own story

    27 juillet 2018, par Kristel Tracey
    In this guest blog, Jenny Richards, a member of the East London-based Grand Union Orchestra (GUO), talks about their approach to amplifying lesser-heard voices. At The Young Foundation we are passionate about storytelling, amplifying the voices of communities and challenging externally-imposed (...)
  • Patchwork Philanthropy – What can funding and spending data tell us about communities and place ?

    23 juillet 2018, par Hannah Kitcher
    Funders are increasingly ‘turning to place’ as the answer to addressing inequality. This has become a particularly hot topic since the June 2016 referendum results, with concerns that certain communities are being left behind or ignored. The post Patchwork Philanthropy – What can funding and (...)
  • Reform, regulation & the private rental sector : The Young Foundation view

    20 juillet 2018, par Hannah Kitcher
    The Young Foundation’s reflections on Which?’s regulatory recommendations and why we’re firmly focused on supporting innovative solutions that tackle difficult challenges within the private rented sector. Today Which? launched their report into experiences in the private rented sector, proposing a (...)
  • Local solutions to loneliness and social isolation

    19 juillet 2018, par Hannah Kitcher
    In this blog, Isabel Young, Programme Manager for Communities at The Young Foundation focuses on loneliness and social isolation as issues that can be tackled locally; tapping into the strengths, stories and motivations of people interested in developing community-led responses to foster to (...)
  • ‘The Spirit of Corby’ : a tale of diversity and strength, not decline

    2 juillet 2018, par Kristel Tracey
    Post-industrial towns like Corby in Northamptonshire have had many negative tales told about them over the years, but these tales often undermine their rich histories and renaissance. In this guest blog Eloise Robertson, Marketing Assistant for Made in Corby, tells us about her hometown. Corby (...)

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