Our blog

You can find stories from across our organisation on this page, or access some of our more specific blogs, such as our data blog, our young people's blog, our policy team's blog and our volunteers' blog.

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Mubena speaking to a man at the Conservative party conference
Mubena sums up her time at our charity, and her upcoming work with young people and sea turtles in Mexico and Costa Rica.
02 December 2012
Policy team
a lit candle against a black background
The season of Advent is both counter-cultural and challenging. We introduce our Advent blog with a prayer by Paula Gooder and a reflection of the season
02 December 2012
Guest bloggers
The Poverty Trap
If you've played our new online game, there's a good chance you've fallen into The Poverty Trap. Our policy adviser explains why.
28 November 2012
Policy team
Young girl in winter clothes smiling
Carol singing is a fun way to spread the festive joy - and warm the lives of the children supported by our projects.
26 November 2012
The children's commissioner's new report identifies running away as an indicator that a child is at risk - more needs to be done to keep children safe.
23 November 2012
Policy team
At the first evidence session of the parliamentary inquiry into asylum support for children and young people, experts said that essential needs are unmet
22 November 2012
Policy team
a graphic that shows a small family standing above 3 downward-facing arrows
Around 20,000 people, including unaccompanied children, seek asylum in the UK. The level of support they receive is being discussed in parliament
19 November 2012
Policy team
A group of fifteen people sitting at a table
The government launched its consultation on measuring child poverty in Lewisham last week - what do local residents think?
19 November 2012
Policy team
a red line on a chart
Our new calculator allows you to get an idea of what the poverty line looks like for a given family type in any year from 2000 to the present.
16 November 2012, 4 comments
Policy team
teenage girl sitting against a wall holding a stuffed animal
As we're reminded too frequently, children in care are mistreated and neglected - see what you can do to support them
13 November 2012
Policy team