In Care, Into Reading: How can we improve the lives of young people in care?

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Published last month, In Care, Out of Trouble reports a worrying correlation between children in care and in custody, begging the question, how can we improve the lives of young people in care?

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Volunteers Week: Celebrating The Reader Volunteers

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Celebrating the continued work of our wonderful volunteers, Chris Lynn reflects on his time as a Volunteer on the Big Lottery Project and shares some of the lovely feedback from our Volunteer Think Day.

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Featured Poem: When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer by Walt Whitman

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This week our Featured Poem celebrates the great American poet Walt Whitman on what would have been his 197th birthday.

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Recommended Reads: All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

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When you read a book that stays with you, the only thing to do is pass it on. Introducing a long overdue Recommended Read. Continue reading “Recommended Reads: All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr”

Featured Poem: Conscience by Henry David Thoreau

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This week marks the anniversary of David Henry Thoreau’s death in 1862, and with the ripples of last week’s Junior Doctors Strike still settling, it seems the perfect opportunity to dip into the great American poet’s thoughts on civil disobedience.

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