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Community | Tuesday 14th September 2021
From Wednesday 15 September you can visit our brand new exhibit, The Parlour: A Conversation Between Past & Present, which is part of our Voices Through Time programme.
Rights | Wednesday 11th August 2021
Coram Children's Legal Centre (CCLC) has been chosen as one of the two Baker McKenzie London office's Charity of the Year charities, in a two-year partnership that will see the law firm support CCLC’s work through a range of collaborative fundraising, volunteering and pro-bono activity.
Local authorities have supported the childcare sector through the pandemic, but remain concerned about the future of the sectorParents and carers | Thursday 29th July 2021
Local authorities report the wide and varied support they have provided the childcare sector and families in a new report published today, but they are still concerned about the future of the sector, including around a shortage of childcare places for older children.
Adoption | Monday 26th July 2021
Coram has responded to the government's new National Adoption Strategy, launched today
British parents face a ‘double squeeze’ of expensive childcare costs and patchy availability this summerParents and carers | Tuesday 20th July 2021
As the long school holidays approach, families across Britain are gearing up for another challenging summer of eyewatering childcare prices and limited availability.
Last night (Wednesday 14 July), Coram Voice announced the winners of Voices 2021, its sixth annual national creative writing competition for children in care and young care leavers, sponsored by UK management consultancy Cadence Innova.
New report finds positive outcomes for young people delivering and participating in Coram’s Young Citizens Training Programme
A new evaluation of Coram’s Young Citizens training programme published today (15 July), has found that the programme has had a positive impact on both the young people leading, and participating in, the training workshops.
Young care leavers take inspiration from Coram’s Foundling Hospital archive in spoken word performance at Arcola TheatreYoung people | Wednesday 7th July 2021
An original performance exploring experiences of care and identity, inspired by the historical stories from Coram’s Foundling Hospital archive, will take place at Arcola Theatre’s new open-air space on 8 and 9 July.
Achievements | Thursday 1st July 2021
London's Deputy Mayor for Communities and Social Justice, Debbie Weekes-Bernard, joined as keynote speaker for an event held this week (29 June) to celebrate the achievements of Coram’s Young Citizens Trainers.
Adoption | Wednesday 30th June 2021
Coram responds to The Adoption Barometer 2021, a comprehensive assessment of the lives of adoptive families across the UK, published by Adoption UK.