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Helping 387,000 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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Action for Children interim CEO to stay in post for next 18 months

Tuesday 09 June 2020 / Responses
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Interim Chief Executive Melanie Armstrong is to remain as CEO of Action for Children until December 2021.

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Supporting young carers during lockdown

Friday 05 June 2020 / Young people, Young Carers
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Becky, a young person’s practitioner, shares how we've been supporting young carers in Lanarkshire since lockdown began.

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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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“It’s all about the young people and supporting them”: what it’s like being a volunteer mentor

Monday 01 June 2020 / Volunteers, Young people
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One of our independent visitors explains what it's like to be a volunteer mentor to young people.

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Getting in the picture: Duchess joins charities in photography workshop with children

Tuesday 25 June 2019 /
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Her Royal Highness helps mark our 150th anniversary with visit to photography workshop at residential home.

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