Arif's story, a child refugee
Arif came to the UK when he was 13 after his father was attacked for his political beliefs. With support from his project worker Arif is now settled in the UK and looking for jobs. This is his story.
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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!
‘O holy night! The stars are brightly shining’
There is nothing that stirs the soul and encapsulates Christmas quite like this carol...
Opportunity for energy companies to show some warmth
As temperatures drop, high costs of gas and electricity can see low income families living behind cold doors
Some mothers do ‘ave em!
For Mothering Sunday, Mo Baldwin reflects on how all her stupid actions, silly mistakes and harsh words growing up were met with love by her mum and church family. Their unconditional love throughout some tough circumstances made her who she is today.
The Chancellor’s first Autumn Statement should set a new direction
Laying out a new direction for the economy is going to be extremely tough for the Chancellor. In turbulent times we urge the Chancellor to focus on the lives of our poorest children and young people and do everything he can to help them thrive.
What you learn as the child of an alcoholic
A guest post from Josh, the child of an alcoholic and author of awareness-raising blog COAisathing. Here he shares his experiences, his thoughts and his hopes.
The new benefit cap – will children end up paying the price?
With the new benefit cap set to cost some of the UK’s poorest households up to £260 a month, we are concerned that children and young people will end up paying the price for the Government’s attempts to balance the books.
We should let 16 and 17-year-olds have the right to vote
Enver Solomon, Policy Director at The Children's Society, shares his views on why 16 and 17-year-olds should be allowed to vote.