Through our policy and campaigning work, we strive to identify the problems that young people face today. Talking Change is the podcast that explains why it all matters

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Released towards the end of the month, each episode explores a particular theme of our policy and campaigning work, in conversation with a wide range of very special guests. From subject matter experts and frontline workers, to young people themselves, politicians, law enforcement and more – Talking Change brings you real voices deeply involved in the issues we should all care about.

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Series one

Episode 1: Child criminal exploitation and 'County Lines'

We explore the growing phenomenon of child criminal exploitation through 'County Lines' - where children are groomed and exploited by criminal gangs to traffic and sell drugs in other parts of the country. Read more in the show notes

Our Audio Briefings 

We also produced four episodes for a previous podcast series, The Children's Society Audio Briefings, which you can listen to below.

The impact of cyberbullying on young people's mental health

A ‘breathing space’ for families in problem debt

Children’s well-being and the importance of early intervention services

Council tax exemption and care leavers