Chris Small from Children in Scotland explains how and why tackling stigma on poverty led to a new campaign for action to improve children's lives
The CELCIS magazine
Issue 12 | Winter 2018
Focus on: Stigma, language, perception, and representation: "Being 'in Care' is an experience not a definition"
Introducing issue 12 of REACH, which explores stigma, language, perception and the representation of care and care experience.
Continuing the theme of Graham's first blog post on language and labelling, giving examples of when this is unhelpful.
Tommy McDade from Barnardo's Scotland talks about a programme that is supporting young people into the world of work for the first time.
Joe Rankin of the Nevis Group talks about whether young people should tell future employers that they're care experienced. With video of James Calder.
The team at Seamab reflect on their experiences of working in social care and misconceptions about the care and support of children and young people.
Working with the Foundling Museum in London, award-winning poet, playwright and broadcaster, Lemn Sissay MBE has created a written installation - ‘Superman was a Foundling’ – to explore the representation of orphaned, fostered and adopted children in popular culture.
University of Glasgow student, Jamie, grew up in care. In this short film he talks about the challenges on his path through education.
In this interview for REACH, Fiona Dyer, Deputy Director at the Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice, explores common misconceptions about young people in the justice system.
Daniel Busso of the Frameworks Institute writes about how stigma could be changed.
Fouzi Mathey Kikadidi explores how ignorance and labelling affects children and communities in France, arguing that empathy is essential in order to prevent stigma
The Scottish Universities Insight Institute programme addressed the unique issues for children who experience stigma, as well as common issues which allow learning from the experience of stigma in adulthood.
The powerful voices of care experienced young people in this film explore the journey from care to independence through a character they created within workshops with Inspired Youth.
Laura Sharpe from See Me to talks about the results of a survey looking at the mental health of young people in Scotland.
Professor Julie Selwyn, from the University of Bristol, and Dr Claire Baker from Corum Voice talk about the Bright Spots programme looking at young people's wellbeing.
The CELCIS magazine
Issue 9 | Spring 2017
Focus on: Education and attainment of vulnerable children