Seriously Awkward: Katie's Story
The most vulnerable 16 and 17 year olds are falling through the cracks between childhood and adulthood, simply because of their age. Our Seriously Awkward campaign aims to change that.
Join us in calling on the Government to change the law to protect 16 and 17 year olds from abuse, harm and neglect.
'If you don't have the right materials to learn, you can miss out on an education'
This blog was written as part of The Children's Commission on Poverty. The commission was led by sixteen children aged 10-19 to uncover the true cost of school life for those living in poverty, through young eyes.
Thank you to the bravery of Firebird
For the last five months Firebird, a play addressing the issue of child sexual exploitation, has been supporting our Seriously Awkward campaign. Now as the play’s run in the West End is coming to an end, we look back at the highlights and say thank you to all involved for their support.
Jo Whiley: 'Being a young carer has made me the person I am' (audio)
DJ and television presenter Jo Whiley, shares her experience of being a young carer
'The internship has been an eye opening experience'
Ben, one of our interns based in Birmingham, shares his experience of working with the Stars National Initiative website.
West End kids Bake and Brew for Easter
Dance-school founder Jessica Elliot speaks about her inspiration to help young people and why she is supporting Bake and Brew with her dance students this year.