Writer of Firebird, Phil Davies, discusses the play
Our Seriously Awkward campaign to protect 16 and 17 year olds from exploitation is being backed by Hampstead Theatre, London with their play Firebird. Here we speak to the writer, Phil Davies, about the play.
Henley Festival proud to support The Children’s Society
Charlotte Geeves, Chief Executive of Henley Festival, explains how the partnership with The Children’s Society will make a difference to young carers.
The Chancellor must deliver a Budget for low income families
With child poverty rates forecast to skyrocket, we ask the Chancellor to cut no more support for low income families
MPs speak up for 16 and 17 year olds in Parliament
On Monday 7 March the Policing and Crime Bill was discussed in Parliament, read our update of how the discussion went.
‘She is real. This happened. Nobody helped her’
Jo, a teacher at Portsmouth College, recently took a class of 16 year old drama students to see Hampstead Theatre’s powerful play Firebird. Here she shares some of their responses to the play.
Volunteering to facilitate the change that migrants need
Qabil talks about helping migrants and learning communication skills as a volunteer with us.
The beginning of World War One and our work
A hundred years ago, Britain declared war on Germany and the First World War erupted. Our archivist looks at some of the ways the war affected our work
Net result: The importance of a safety net for disadvantaged young people
If the government intends to take the welfare system through another fundamental overhaul, we must ensure that young people do not slip through the net.
Are you what we’re looking for?
We are looking for people who are passionate about making a difference to children’s lives to join our network of local campaigners.
Gathering and sharing data on young people who run away from care
'Until it is known what is going on in local areas, no one can understand the issues or effectively intervene in the lives of these vulnerable children'