Fundraising | Thursday 13th June 2019
Coram Beanstalk is delighted to announce that the i newspaper has today launched a nationwide campaign to encourage readers to help spread the magic of books and reading by volunteering with Coram Beanstalk – supporting children in early years settings and primary schools to read well and with confidence across the country.
Today, the Children’s Commissioner for England Anne Longfield published the ‘Advocacy for Children' report. This report intends to build on research conducted in 2016 into the provision of advocacy across England, which found substantial variation across local authorities. 'Advocacy for Children' was guided by an expert working group, including Brigid Robinson, Managing Director of Coram Voice on behalf of the National Children’s Advocacy Consortium.
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.
Adoption | Friday 7th June 2019
Coram and local authorities across London have launched the capital’s first Regional Adoption Agency (RAA), bringing together expertise to match more of the children waiting to be adopted more quickly with their new families.
Parents and carers | Thursday 6th June 2019
Nearly two in three local authorities in London do not have enough childcare to meet the demand from parents and carers of 5-11 year olds according to research published today by Coram Family and Childcare, supported by Trust for London.
Adoption | Tuesday 4th June 2019
On Wednesday 5 June, Coram will join adoption agencies across the UK to take part in Big Adoption Day 2019, and is hosting free adoption information events for prospective adopters to find out more.
CCLC welcomes Court of Appeal ruling that Home Office young asylum seeker age dispute policy is unlawfulRights | Friday 24th May 2019
Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC) has today welcomed the judgement from the Court of Appeal finding Home Office policy regarding young asylum seekers and age disputes to be unlawful.
Adoption | Wednesday 22nd May 2019
Coram is hosting its first adoption information event in Brixton this month to highlight the urgent need for prospective adopters within the black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities to come forward.
Rights | Thursday 16th May 2019
Coram has said that today's report from the Children's Commissioner for England on the hundreds of 'invisible' children locked up by the state reveals an 'alarming safeguarding failure'.
House of Lords debate asks what can be done to improve the educational experiences of adopted childrenAdoption | Wednesday 15th May 2019
The educational experience and attainment of adopted children was the focus of a debate held in the House of Lords yesterday (14 May), which was attended by Lord Russell of Liverpool, a governor of Coram.