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Helping 368,648 children, young people and families every year across the UK there's a lot going on at Action for Children. So stay up to date with what's happening nationally and in your community.

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Black Lives Matter, Black Childhoods Matter

Thursday 04 June 2020 /
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Action for Children CEO Melanie Armstrong responds to the killing of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Action for Children comments on schools reopening

Wednesday 20 May 2020 /
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Children at risk of abuse ‘trapped behind closed doors’ and ‘missing from the debate’

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Charities warn of devastating impact of coronavirus after years of ‘crisis-driven firefighting’ by councils

Sunday 17 May 2020 /
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The true impact of a toxic cocktail of cuts and a soaring demand for help.

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Action for Children responds to the ONS analysis

Monday 04 May 2020 /
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“Today’s figures from the ONS seem to suggest the Covid-19 crisis could be creating a new child poverty"

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Most UK children 'a pay cheque away' from going without essentials like food

Thursday 23 April 2020 /
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“We’re literally living hand to mouth at the moment. We don’t have savings to fall back on”

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