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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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a crowd of hundreds of young carers at the 2013 Young Carers Festival
Have a look at how we were helped young carers in England get the support they need
24 February 2014
Media team
images of maps we've created
A quick look at how we've used online maps to highlight aspects of our work, last week's big map-related news, and what's coming up in March
23 February 2014
Digital team
2 young people, Emma and Luke, part of the Children's Commission, sit at a desk
Emma and Luke host the Poverty Commission News at Five, and invite you to get involved in their and fellow young people's work
22 February 2014
Digital team
Father Rob speaking to a group of children during a messy Christingle service
How do dozens of children building Christingles make for a messy, fun way to learn about the meaning of Christmas?
16 February 2014
Guest bloggers
inside the Channel Tunnel, a band plays, a train sits and people prepare to walk
This week marks the 20th anniversary of Le Walk, an event that raised £2m and was the first time since the ice age that humans walked from France to England
15 February 2014, 2 comments
Digital team
young boy looking directly at viewer
While the government is committed to safeguarding unaccompanied migrant children, this week’s report is ambiguous as to what this means in practice
14 February 2014
Policy team
a cat dressed as a scientist, and text: 'Keeping passwords safe is elementary'
Don't miss the highlights from our Twitter chat with online behaviour expert Ellen Ferguson in support of Safer Internet Day
12 February 2014
Digital team
a cat seated at a toy computer
Which Internet Safety Cat are you?
11 February 2014
Digital team
school children playing
Our Fair and Square campaign has helped bring free school meals to 200,000 more children in poverty
09 February 2014
Policy team
A mother and her four children
Use our calculator to check your eligibility for the warm home discount scheme
06 February 2014, 3 comments
Policy team