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.
Just how many young carers are there?
Just how many young carers are there? We need to know.
Why I volunteer to speak about child sexual exploitation
A volunteer speaker answers some questions about how she got involved, what she enjoys about the role, and what impact she is making.
What to expect at North West Care Leavers Festival?
To mark the end of the pilot for Care to be Different, we are bringing young people and professionals together in March at the to celebrate the achievements of the young people we have helped. T
Early intervention funding faces 70% cut
Our new report with Action for Children and The National Children’s Bureau highlights major cuts to funding for early intervention services - our interactive map breaks down the changes across England
Will International Romani Day draw attention to Europe's largest minority population?
As we address child poverty, we must ensure that we don’t exclude Roma children, who are some of the most marginalised.
Did the Queen deliver the most important speech of the year?
Our Public Affairs Manager explains why today's opening of parliament can have a real effect on children and families
'The best day ever - I really hope we can do something like this again!'
Liam, who works with our programme in Leeds, writes about helping four fellow young people with disabilities
Calculating the cost of independent advocacy
Our new tools allow you to estimate the budget needed to provide advocacy - a valuable service - to young people in care.
Putting the ‘fun’ in fundraising: Fashion shows, summer parties and more!
Long-term supporter and Shipston Committee member Karen Gaymond shares with us how her fantastic group continues to hold exciting events to fundraise for The Children’s Society.