LLDC visits Manchester: a view from the North

This post is from sister organisation Future of Greater Manchester (hence introducing LLDC in some detail). If you’d like to have a hosted field trip like this, get in touch! Future of Greater Manchester’s first intercity exchange hosted 37 people – and a dog! – from London Legacy Development Corporation, … Read more

Improving diversity in the built environment, and how you can help

Recruiting people from diverse backgrounds is key to understanding inclusion and changing organisational culture. Nicola Mathers explains what we’ve learned about EDI from our Emerging Talent Programme graduates. The graduation of the first cohort from our Emerging Talent Programme was a proud moment for everyone involved. It also brought home … Read more

Redefining Community in Manchester

The best way to get your head around a place is to experience it – with that in mind, a key part of GM Leaders Plus is field trips. We focus on emerging places, innovative ideas and effective cross-sector partnerships, with trips set up by the team and by candidates. See where we’ve gone in 2022…

Lovell celebrates future leaders

Lovell is FoL’s longest-running sponsor, backing Future London Leaders since 2012 and sponsoring our first Mentor Awards. The developer’s focus on nurturing young people and on diversity starts at home…

Parks and green space: does everyone feel welcome?

Parks and green space: does everyone feel welcome?

Throughout the pandemic, parks have provided respite from cabin fever and safe places to meet family and friends. Whilst Covid demonstrates the value of green space for everybody, it also highlights inequalities. This webinar explored barriers experienced by people from different backgrounds and how the sector can do better.