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Young people | Monday 14th June 2021
Coram Voice will celebrate the awards ceremony of Voices 2021, its national creative writing competition for children in care and young care leavers, virtually again this year due to ongoing pandemic restrictions.
PA Consulting partners with Coram Innovation Incubator in developing new digital outreach tool to keep young people safeYoung people | Thursday 27th May 2021
Coram Innovation Incubator (CII) has today announced it has partnered with PA Consulting (PA), the global innovation and transformation consultancy, on the creation of a national digital outreach solution platform to help detect and prevent youth crime.
Coram Children’s Legal Centre has joined with Liberty and Inclusion London to intervene in a landmark case which will be heard in the Supreme Court today. The interveners seek to ensure that the rights of children and disabled people to seek redress and compensation for data breaches by companies and other bodies that mishandle their personal information are protected.
New Coram survey on public attitudes to children in care and care leavers finds sympathy but also negative judgementsYoung people | Thursday 1st April 2021
A new Coram survey on public attitudes to children in care and care leavers is published today to mark the first Care Experienced History Month UK
Young people | Friday 19th March 2021
Julian Brown, a 20-year-old care leaver, today launches Foundling: Found, a new fortnightly podcast series in partnership with Coram, exploring how children in care have been depicted from the early days of the Foundling Hospital up to the present day.
Young 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.
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.
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.
Young people | Friday 15th January 2021
Coram has welcomed today's launch (15 January) of the government's independent Care Review.
Experts from CoramBAAF have published a series of articles in Children and Young People Now magazine to reflect on the last four decades of children’s social care as well as important current trends.