Handling of the Windrush situation | NAO issues damming report

The Home Office failed to fulfil its duty of care to members of the Windrush generation, which led to serious consequences for the people affected. Watch this video about how this happened and what the Home Office is doing now: Read the National Audit Office report at source: Handling of the Windrush situation

Uncovering gross ethnic inequalities in child protection and care …

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Surge in proportion of black, Asian and ethnic minority children in custody | Children & Young People Now

Originally published by Children & Young People Now on 08 June 2018 | Author Neil Puffett Nearly half of children in custody are now black, Asian or from an ethnic minority (BAME), despite efforts to tackle their disproportional over-representation within the youth justice system, government figures show. More than 48 per cent of under-18s in custody... Continue Reading →

Not all local authorities have rising care rates. How do we explain this? | What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care

Originally published on 28 November 2018. Source: What Works Centre for Children's Social Care Author: Professor Jonathan Scourfield Most people reading this blog will be well aware, because it has been widely reported, that in all UK countries the rates of children looked after are increasing year on year. In England, the number has risen from... Continue Reading →

Foster families who ignore race are participating in a pernicious form of racism | Media Diversified #cep

Derek Owusu draws on personal experiences to argue that there needs to be more education about the needs of black children when being fostered I was eight years old when I first realised I was black. Before that, all I saw myself as was a ‘different kind of person’.  No colour attached, but of course, visibly... Continue Reading →

Celebrating success, strength and bravery

Celebrating children in our care Jenny Coles, Chair of the ADCS, Families Communities and Young People Policy Committee  Let’s celebrate success, strength and bravery throughout the year, campaign and change perceptions! Read full piece at source: Celebrating children in our care | ADCS

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