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Action for Children Chief Executive recognised at Charity Times Awards

Thursday 10 October 2019 / Responses
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Action for Children chief executive, Julie Bentley, was presented with the Outstanding Individual Achievement Award.

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Parliamentary event urges government to Choose Childhood

Friday 02 August 2019 / Events, Campaigns
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Hundreds of supporters gathered at Parliament to call on government to create a National Childhood Strategy.

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Actor Jess Hynes: why I've joined the campaign for better childhoods

Tuesday 09 July 2019 / Campaigns
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Childhoods are getting worse - not better - for children in the UK. But we can help change this

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Childhood is in crisis. It’s time for government to act

Monday 08 July 2019 / Campaigns
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Our Choose Childhood campaign calls on government to create an urgent action plan for children

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Was your relative in one of our first children’s homes? View our gallery

Tuesday 02 April 2019 / Campaigns
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In its 150th year, Action for Children wants to remember the lives of some of the first children it cared for.

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