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Rights | Thursday 30th July 2020
In a blog for World Day against Trafficking in Persons (30 July), Rosie Lord and Kara Apland from Coram International discuss how the global disruption caused by the pandemic could force more children and their families into situations of exploitation
Rights | Monday 27th July 2020
Coram has reaffirmed its support for the Judicial Review starting today in the High Court requesting that legal protections for children in care, removed or diluted by the government by the laying of Statutory Instrument 445 on 23 April this year, be reinstated.
Fundraising | Monday 27th July 2020
Coram Beanstalk has today teamed up with corporate partner Very to feature its new fundraising campaign in national and local newspapers across the country and encourage families to rediscover the joy of reading together.
Young people | Wednesday 15th July 2020
Last night (Wednesday 15 July), the charity Coram Voice announced the winners of Voices 2020, its fifth annual creative writing competition for children in care and young care leavers, sponsored by UK management consultancy Cadence Innova
Rights | Tuesday 30th June 2020
With one year to go to the close of the EU Settlement Scheme, thousands of children are at risk of being left without status after Brexit, and the Home Office and local authorities need a comprehensive plan to ensure children are not left in limbo from 1 July 2021. That is the key conclusion of the 'Children left out? Securing children’s rights to stay in the UK beyond Brexit' report published today by Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC).
Events | Monday 29th June 2020
Coram Voice's awards ceremony for Voices 2020, its creative writing competition for children in care and young care leavers, sponsored by UK management consultancy Cadence Innova, will take place online for the first time due to ongoing lockdown restrictions.
Achievements | Thursday 25th June 2020
The Coram Group has today published its Digest 2019/20, setting out how it has made a difference in the lives of hundreds of thousands of children, young people and families over the last 12 months.
Other news | Tuesday 23rd June 2020
The Guardian has published an obituary for our colleague Roana Roach, training manager at CoramBAAF, who sadly passed away earlier this year.
Other news | Monday 22nd June 2020
The death of George Floyd has been a shocking reminder of how much things still need to change not only in the United States but here in the UK too. Combined as it is with the disproportionate impact the COVID-19 virus is having on some communities, it is a wake-up call to us all.
Other news | Monday 1st June 2020
The Coram Group has been in the news throughout the lockdown, with a number of stories focusing on how our charities have sought to continue delivering services to children, young people and families during the Covid-19 pandemic.