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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.

Showing 1 to 10 of 41 articles for Young people's voices / All dates
young man, Aaron Thomas Rowles, looking at the camera
A team of five young people on our Board of Trustees, including Aaron Thomas Rowles, helped select our new leader
14 February 2012, 5 comments
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Abby Irwin
'I wrote Shy to Be Human about a part of my life that I have both struggled with and have been blessed by'
27 February 2013, 3 comments
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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, 3 comments
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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, 1 comment
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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, 1 comment
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Young boy who is the lead character in Refugee Boy
In support of West Yorkshire Playhouse's new production of Refugee Boy, young people in Leeds share their stories
06 February 2013, 1 comment
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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
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Liam Mackin, recently named Worcester Young Citizen of the Year, writes of the influence befriending has had in his life
19 July 2012, 1 comment
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Bryony wearing her bicycle helmet
Before she takes part in the Lite@Nite kids triathlon this Sunday, Bryony explains the big reasons why she’ll be swimming, cycling and running
29 August 2013, 1 comment
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Children's Society shop in Burnham-on-sea| Photograph © Children's Society
Young volunteer Ismail talks about his experiences as a volunteer in a Children's Society charity shop
07 January 2014, 1 comment
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