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photographs of young people writing for our blog
Volunteers and young carers have written some terrific stories over the past two weeks, plus now you can read blog posts on your Kindle or other e-reader
15 June 2013
two young carers working with an adult to create videos
A training session for young carers provides Rob with tips on creating videos and photos, and hints at the magnitude of issues young carers face
13 June 2013
Sindi standing against a brick wall
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
12 June 2013
young man in a hooded sweatshirt
Free school meals for children in asylum-seeking families would help those surviving on £5 a day for each family member
12 June 2013
Abby Irwin playing guitar
Abby, a Young Carers in Focus ambassador, reveals how caring for her ill mum inspired her to embark on a musical career and training
11 June 2013
young girl who has run away stands as people rush by her
The Home Affairs Select Committee launched a new report yesterday on child sexual exploitation, and its recommendations are sound
11 June 2013
a close-up of a multi-coloured map of England
As we near the anniversary of our first interactive data piece, we're looking back at some of the pieces we've published in the past year
13 August 2013
young girl clutching her knees
Our policy adviser writes of the issues and sometimes harrowing conditions young migrants face, and what we can do to help them
12 August 2013
Jasmine Mitchell
Jasmine, our new volunteer, talks about her background, why she chose to support our work and how she's playing a role in our policy team
11 August 2013
Not only did Kate from our fundraising team ride 100 miles last Sunday, she wrote a fantastic story about it - have a look and join us for next year's ride
11 August 2013
David Ayre and three other sprinters running a race
As David from our transformation team trains as a competitive runner, he explains complexities around strong winds, tension between athletes and more
10 August 2013
a web browser on a smartphone, loaded to our Unplugged resource
Our Direct Marketing Manager explains goals behind our new online resource, and why it is as mobile friendly as possible
08 August 2013