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Coram’s achievements set out in the 2020/21 Digest: sustaining services for children and innovating for the futureAchievements | Wednesday 23rd June 2021
The Coram Group has today published its 2020/21 Digest, highlighting the difference it has made in supporting 375,638 children through its education and early years services and working directly with over 118,000 children, parents, and carers.
Other news | Thursday 17th June 2021
Dr Carol Homden, CEO of Coram, responds to the Independent Care Review's Case for Change, published today.
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.
Thousands of EU children and young people risk loss of legal status with 3 weeks to 30 June EUSS deadline, Coram warnsRights | Wednesday 9th June 2021
Coram has joined 45 charities and organisations writing to the Prime Minister to warn that tens of thousands of EU citizens – including children and young people – are in real danger of losing their legal status and rights in just three weeks’ time on the EU Settlement Scheme deadline of June 30th.
Other news | Thursday 3rd June 2021
Coram CEO Dr Carol Homden has today reacted to the resignation last night of Sir Kevan Collins as the government's education recovery commissioner.
Community | Tuesday 1st June 2021
Coram is supporting Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June) - an opportunity to recognise and thank its volunteers for their fantastic contribution in supporting our work with children and young people.
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 Beanstalk joins BBC’s 'Make a Difference Happy Heads' Local Radio campaign to champion volunteering to support children’s mental healthCommunity | Wednesday 19th May 2021
The pandemic has been a difficult experience for many but particularly for children and young people who have experienced disruption to their education and social activities. With a wealth of evidence showing that reading and enjoying books is strongly correlated with positive mental health and well-being in children, Coram Beanstalk is delighted to join BBC’s ‘Make a Difference Happy Heads’ campaign.
Coram CEO Dr Carol Homden interviewed on BBC Radio 4 and LBC on social media contact between adopted children and birth familiesAdoption | Thursday 13th May 2021
Coram’s CEO, Dr Carol Homden, was interviewed on two national radio stations this morning (13 May), following a story broadcast yesterday on BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme featuring a couple whose adopted children had broken off contact with them after establishing contact with their birth family on social media.
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.