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a child and a worker at our children's centres
Our new Children and Family Zone is a community-led model that focuses on long-term investment in order to achieve change
09 April 2014
a young person speaking about our work
Parents and young people describe our work as 'a lifeline'
03 April 2014
a graph of finish times of Virgin London Marathon 2013
Does this chart reveal runners racing against - and often beating - their target times?
03 April 2014
a family with a missing parent
Whatever the reason, a parent's presence can provide deep levels of reassurance, writes Krish Kandiah of the Home for Good campaign
02 April 2014
3 images: four children in a pram, a smiling girl and Princess Diana
As we launch our new initiative in the West Midlands, take a look at our 122-year history in the area
02 April 2014
young girl huddled, looking at camera
New legislation must address the often-complex histories and lack of control migrant families face, and ensure that children's welfare is protected
01 April 2014
Henry Katende standing beside the Archbishop of York
At this year's Edward Rudolf Lecture, Henry Katende listened to and met a man he had admired for years.
02 February 2012
Our Economic Adviser describes how well-being can be boosted by MPs, teachers, health workers, counsellors and anyone who influences young people's lives.
18 January 2012
several young people with certificates from Takeover Day
Young people from our projects in London saw how our organisation works and 'took over' our policy team last Friday.
16 November 2011
Little girls
Joanna Petty shares her experience of attending a leavers' event for primary school children that focused on friendship.
04 August 2011
a woman listening to a girl
Although the government has seen children as passive objects of study for too long, there have been some encouraging indications of changing attitudes.
01 August 2011
Poster created by young people at our SCARPA programme
Fourteen-year-old Rachel Ward spent a week doing work experience at our SCARPA programme. Here she writes about what it was like.
28 July 2011