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Coram launches #RealStoriesOfCare campaign to showcase diverse care experiences of young people today and through the agesYoung people | Wednesday 24th February 2021
Coram today launches #RealStoriesOfCare, a new digital campaign, led by care-experienced young people, which aims to explore the personal stories of care-experienced children and young people today and through history.
Thirty Coram Beanstalk and Coram Life Education partner schools to receive new laptops and education packs donated by The Very GroupFundraising | Monday 22nd February 2021
Coram is delighted to announce that 30 schools working with Coram Beanstalk and Coram Life Education across Liverpool, Bolton and the East Midlands will receive 300 laptops and education packs as part of Coram Beanstalk’s ongoing partnership with The Very Group.
Other news | Friday 19th February 2021
Voices Through Time: The Story of Care programme manager, Amy Cotterill and former Foundling Hospital pupil, John Caldicott were interviewed on BBC London’s Jo Good show following the launch of Coram’s ambitious project to digitise its archive dating back to when it was established as the Foundling Hospital in 1739.
Renuka Jeyarajah-Dent, director of special projects at Coram, highlights importance of tackling ACEs in children's mental health discussionYoung people | Friday 12th February 2021
Renuka Jeyarajah-Dent OBE, director of special projects at Coram, has participated in a fascinating Government Events discussion with the eminent psychiatrist Dr. Geraldine Strathdee CBE on preventable causes of mental illness in children.
Parents and carers | Wednesday 10th February 2021
Harriet Gill, Managing Director of Education and Wellbeing for Coram, has been interviewed on BBC Radio London's Carrie and David Grant show about how children can stay safe online.
Peter Capaldi returns to host Voices creative writing competition for children in care and young care leavers
Coram Voice is excited to announce that actor Peter Capaldi will return to host the sixth annual edition of Voices, the creative writing competition for children in care and young care leavers across the country. The competition is open for entries from 4 February to 31 March.
A century after its release on 6th February 1921, Charlie Chaplin’s first full-length feature film The Kid has lost none of its freshness and relevance, and has much to teach us about love, parenting and what it means to care for a child
Achievements | Tuesday 2nd February 2021
Coram today embarks on the first major phase of its ambitious new Voices Through Time: The Story of Care programme, with the help of volunteer transcribers, to digitise its archive dating back to when it was established as the Foundling Hospital in 1739.
Other news | Monday 25th January 2021
Coram’s ambitious new programme, Voices Through Time: The Story of Care, has been chosen by family history magazine Who Do You Think You Are? as one of the projects for its popular annual Transcription Tuesday event, taking place on 2 February.
Young people | Friday 15th January 2021
Coram has welcomed today's launch (15 January) of the government's independent Care Review.