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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two young women looking at camera
Ten young people hosted a Bake and Brew event, raising funds to support our work with vulnerable children across the country.
01 October 2012
Guest bloggers
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, 1 comment
Guest bloggers
Nigel Varndell standing at the peak of a mountain in Scotland
Nigel Varndell, our Director of Church Partnerships, will spend his honeymoon climbing Kilimanjaro and raising funds for our work - please support his efforts
25 September 2012
Church team
Our Policy Advisor Ilona Pinter explains the importance of our new report on young people's journeys through the UK asylum process
24 September 2012
Policy team
Our public affairs volunteer reports from a session following up on a substantive parliamentary report we supported on young people who go missing from care
20 September 2012
Policy team
From our programme in Lancashire, Nafeesa shares what it is like to be an advocate, and explains the benefits of young people's voices being heard.
13 September 2012
Programme staff
adult and young man speaking
Many children in the care system tell us of experiences of powerlessness when decisions are made about their future - but advocates help change that
13 September 2012, 4 comments
Policy team
Joe and Lauren standing with Olympic torch
Two young people from our intergenerational project in Birchington talk about their experience carrying the Olympic and Paralympic torch
10 September 2012
Programme staff
map of England with differently shaded regions
The new Universal Credit system is intended to help low-income working families, but our policy adviser finds it having the opposite effect for the most poor.
10 September 2012
Policy team
Our founder helped the mother of our supporter Anne - today, Anne writes about the difference it made, and why she is remembering us in her will.
05 September 2012
Guest bloggers