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Our new Young Carers in Schools programme helps schools improve the lives of students with caring responsibilities
16 May 2014
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We provided evidence to parliament to emphasise what we need to do to boost children's well-being
14 May 2014
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Two years after a parliamentary report, changes to improve protection for children in care are being implemented across the country
13 May 2014
a family - a mother and father and three children - in front of their house
Have a look at some of the news coverage of The Debt Trap, our new report and campaign
10 May 2014
Paul Blomfield MP speaking at an event at the Houses of Parliament
In support of our new report, Paul Blomfield MP shares a constiutent's story and emphasises the need to tackle problem debt
09 May 2014
Brian Cox
In a video and essay, actor Brian Cox talks about the fear and pain that debt and poverty caused him and his family when he was a boy
08 May 2014
Matthew Reed
'What three things does a young person need to get by?' I asked. Matthew said: 'Love, self-confidence and others to believe in them.'
26 September 2012
Katie in dressing room with other placard bearers
Katie Evans from our DAP programme writes about what it was like to be in the opening ceremony of the Olympics.
03 August 2012
Liam Mackin, recently named Worcester Young Citizen of the Year, writes of the influence befriending has had in his life
19 July 2012
Our Media Intern Rosie reports on the fun at this year's record-breaking, smoothie-making, karaoke-singing Young Carers Festival.
04 July 2012
'Until it is known what is going on in local areas, no one can understand the issues or effectively intervene in the lives of these vulnerable children'
30 April 2012
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Findings that teachers are seeing large numbers of children give signs of not eating enough, Sam Royston emphasises the need to support free school meals.
30 April 2012