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Events | Tuesday 11th June 2019
To mark Refugee Week (17-23 June), an exhibition of photos showcasing the aspirations of Coram’s Young Citizens, young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds, will be displayed at the Socially Engaged Art Salon (SEAS) in Brighton.
Events | Thursday 9th May 2019
Sir Keir Starmer QC MP, the Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, has lamented that the government made ‘a political choice’ not to transpose the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights, with its explicit commitment to the fundamental rights of the child, into domestic law under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. He also joined Coram in calling for the full incorporation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) into UK law.
Coram has committed to work with partners in government, local authorities, charities and schools to deliver effective practical solutions aimed at tackling the current rise in knife crime, following its first ever sector-wide knife crime seminar yesterday.
Children from local schools and pre-schools across Liverpool welcomed Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall to Liverpool Central Library on 12 February to mark two years of Story Starters – a reading programme delivered by national charity, Coram Beanstalk, which trains volunteers to work with children aged 3-5 and introduces them to the world of books and stories.
National literacy charity Beanstalk is joining the Coram group of charities to become Coram Beanstalk from 1 February 2019.
On 15 January, Coram had the honour of welcoming the first female commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Service Cressida Dick CBE QPM and Jenny Coles, President Elect of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services for our ‘Inspiring Women’ discussion.