The Listening Fund: do we hear that it is time for change?
Last week, the partners in The Listening Fund came together to try and answer one question: how we can better listen to young people so that they are empowered to improve the circumstances, organisations and services which affect their lives? By 5pm, we were facing a second, more challenging question, and it came directly from the young people in attendance: how are you trying to change the system as opposed to just working with us?
Whilst meaningful listening certainly requires time, energy and resource, what The Listening Fund is surfacing is that the sector’s mindset is the biggest barrier to change.
Read more in project manager Edd Fry’s blog here.