Advent: Harriet Tubman and the promised land
Can we find joy and beauty in the midst of struggle? Today Graham Sparkes draws us close to reveal the contextual layers behind Jacob Lawrence’s painting. The joy and beauty of Harriet Tubman leading hundreds of slaves to freedom is sharply contrasted against the reality that they needed to be freed in the first place.
Our role is both to celebrate stories of joy and beauty, and to be those who are making these stories reality today.
Nick Clegg: ‘An extra 1.3 million infants are benefitting from free school meals’
The deputy prime minister praises our ‘excellent campaign’ in support of free school meals for infants
A warm message from Lurine Cato in support of Christingle
Lurine Cato is supporting The Children’s Society’s annual festive campaign, Christingle, which is raising money for the charity’s work with children whose lives are blighted by poverty.
'Interning here is even better than expected'
Our HR Intern Stella discusses the impact of her work.
Advent: The generosity of strangers
Often, individuals' stories stay with us. Sarah Teather MP shares Gemma's story and how her life has been transformed since coming into contact with our work.
More than words?: Do 'missing' and 'absent' make young runaways safer?
While there is evidence that new policing terminology can save money, the data that they help young people is lacking
Five different illustrations of the Christingle by Dave Walker
Cartoonist Dave Walker playfully draws the Christingle in its traditional form and in a handful of alternate styles
Weakening the safety net: Local authorities now responsible for emergency support
Our new report reveals that many individuals and families in need may no longer be able to access this support
What’s theology got to do with children’s welfare?
At this year's Edward Rudolf Lecture, Dr Angus Ritchie asked: How did we make theology so boring?
Join us in protecting children from payday loan adverts
Tell the House of Lords that we need to act today