Protecting children from payday loan adverts
Watch our spoof payday loan video highlighting the irresponsible nature of payday loan adverts
The Great British Bake Off inspired our office Bake and Brew
With The Great British Bake Off in full swing, The Children’s Society colleagues have been inspired to get creative in the kitchen to raise funds for our Bake and Brew campaign.
16 and 17 year olds at risk
Our recent Seriously Awkward report shows that young people may feel under pressure to make choices that can jeopardise their future.
Charlie’s story: My life as a young carer
Charlie, aged 19, has cared for his mum since he was 4 years old. Watch him talk about life as a young carer and his involvement with our Young Carers in Focus project
We need to listen to 16 and 17 year olds in care
An advocate in our Havering Advocacy Service explains how her work with many 16 and 17 year olds having housing problems relates to our new report, 'On your own now'
The risks of unsuitable accommodation for older teenagers
Our new report On Your Own Now examines the experiences of 16 and 17 year olds who cannot live at home with their families. These teenagers live in accommodation provided by their local council to prepare them for living independently as an adult.
Bake and Brew for Levi Roots!
Our long-time supporter Levi Roots is encouraging supporters to hold a Bake and Brew event in their town.
Sindi's story: Caring, university and the Cabinet Office
Sindi shares her experience of growing up as a young carer and how, in the face of adversity, she is now embarking on an exciting career path
Building bridges: Giving young carers the help they need
Today, the Prevention Through Partnership initiative takes stock of the enormous successes they’ve had and the challenges ahead
Make it Fair and Square: campaigning at Greenbelt festival (Video)
Hundreds joined us at Greenbelt festival this year to campaign for free school meals for all children living in poverty.
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Today’s action is a blank canvas, inspiration rather than instruction, an open invitation to be creative. So it would be rather ironic to tell you what to do beyond suggesting you choose a way to be creative.
If you lack inspiration you could let your creativity flourish through words, drawing, moulding, cooking, in a meeting, or anything else. Don’t let us limit you.
Whatever it is, make sure you take time to be creative today!