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Our day as campaigners #TakeoverDay

Posted by Stephan and Josh /

Friday 21 November 2014 / Participation
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Today is Takeover Day, which is a national event run by the Children’s Commissioner. They day is a chance for children and young people to learn about decision making and to make their voices heard. Josh and Stephan have joined us to take over our Policy and Campaigns work...

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My day at the House of Lords

Posted by Rhea Stevens /

Wednesday 12 November 2014 / Chance to stay, Participation, Children in care
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Chelsea won a Stephenson Award because of her passion and commitment to the Chance to Stay – Cyfle i Aros campaign.

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Laura’s thoughts on her visit the Senedd

Posted by Guest blogger /

Thursday 16 October 2014 / Care leavers, Children in care, Participation
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Laura, a young person from Cardiff, has been doing work experience at Action for Children this week. She would like to be a social worker in the future. Here are her thoughts on her first visit to the Senedd.

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Aaron's reflections on our Too much Too Young launch

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Aaron is a care leaver from South Wales who has been involved in Too much, Too Young. He came to our event at the Senedd on Tuesday, and here are his thoughts.

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Vicky meets the Conservatives

The intrepid team at Action for Children has spent the past few days at Conservative Party Conference, meeting ministers, MPs, candidates and ordinary party members to talk about how we can work together to improve things for the most vulnerable children.

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