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.
Celebrating International Youth Day by helping young migrants thrive
Our policy adviser writes of the issues and sometimes harrowing conditions young migrants face, and what we can do to help them
Christingle is one way that we can give generously and sow seeds, but there are many other ways of giving.
Calculate how the welfare benefits up-rating cap will affect families
As parliament debates a 1% annual cap on benefit and tax credit increases, you can calculate how the change could affect family finances
No child should grow up in a cold home
Millions of families are struggling to cope this winter with rising costs of living, and you can take action to help