care leavers People tend to think that because you were brought up in care you re not going to achieve many qualifications, you re not supposed to do well in life
Care Leavers Advisory Service run by Catch 22 supports Jade s Fixers project.
I think anything that can be done to highlight the achievements of care leavers is going to be a really
care leavers took to the streets of York aiming to challenge people s opinions.
Showing the positive side of being in care might go some way towards changing people s stereotypes
care leavers are often downtrodden by society.
'Growing up in care is all I can remember,' she says. 'Endless meetings with social workers, constant meetings in school to track my educational
care leavers or those still in care.
Jon Beard, who deals with undergraduate admissions at Cambridge University, supports Will's campaign.
He says: 'It's really important that people like
care leavers following his successful campaign. Four years after launching a successful Fixers campaign, Kyle Simmons has become a prominent spokesman and advocate for young people growing up in care
Care leaver Julia is raising the aspirations of teenagers growing up in foster homes. I have been in care since the age of 13 due to neglect from my parents
Care Leavers Foundation, a mentor for young people in care, worked with local authorities and even met Prime Minister David Cameron to discuss his work.
In the broadcast, Kyle speaks
talk to Ann James, head of foster care leavers at Bristol City Council, and David Akinsanya, a former foster child and now a prominent foster care campaigner and TV producer.
care leavers with 39 per cent of them not being in education, employment or training.
'The journey into adulthood is difficult for all young people and if you compound that
Fixers are excited to announce the launch of a new Youth Advisory Board.
Advice on what to do when you think you're on the verge of harming your baby.
'Ashley' is highlighting the fact that LGBTQ+ hate crime remains a problem.
Charlie has written a song about living with anxiety.
Lou is helping people to understand what it means to be non-binary.
A film showing how people censor their lives online.
This film is based on a real life story about how anxiety affects pupils in the classroom.
Emmanuel is urging young people to strive to achieve their career goals.
A film to help people see what an unhealthy relationship is.
A comic book to help people fight anxiety.
Caitlin's film aims to help with the transition from school to college.
A wristband design will help teachers spot young carers.
Marcus is highlighting the signs that someone may be feeling suicidal.
Leanne is fed up of people not believing that she is disabled.
Shannon is shining a light on life with anxiety.
Esther is encouraging young people to be themselves.
Kayleigh says coming out doesn't have to be a big deal.
Jordan wants people to understand complex PTSD.
Daniel is appealing to British teens to be grateful for what they've got.
Katie is showing people there's nothing queer about being gay.
Challenging teachers to support young carers.
Buses in our community don't accommodate the needs of young people.
Mason and Ellie are urging people to stop dressing to fit in.
Emily hopes her film will help people understand Alzheimer's and support families more.
Hannah wants to help young people dealing with grief.
Claire wants young people to persevere with their dreams.
Students are educating their peers about the prevalence of food poverty in the UK.
Sam used to be homeless and hopeless. He's turned his life around and wants others to know they can too.
Nancy wants children to think carefully about how they dispose of plastic.
Ciarán wants students to keep a lookout for vulnerable people in their midst on campus.
Why calories aren't the enemy - and healthy eating is so important.
James shows what life is like living with anxiety.
College students want to use media positively to prevent online dangers.
Katie says self-doubt held her back but boxing gave her self-belief
Archie looks after his younger sister and wants better understanding of what young carers do.
A group of aspiring actors are calling for better roles for black and Asian people.
A young mum wants social workers to listen and not judge.
Care leaver Julia is raising the aspirations of teenagers growing up in foster homes.
Mentoring can help with your self-esteem and career pathway.
Teachers need to respect the pupils and students need to respect the teachers.
Calli wants to help people understand the impact abuse has on a victim's life.
Stay safe as a pedestrian by turning off devices and concentrating on the road.
Lucy and Millie were the victims of cyberbullying.
A group questions why fast food options are plaguing their community
Ben Simms and his group from Watford FC are encouraging those with disabilities to work in sport.
Layne wants people to shun celebrities and choose real people as role models.
Welsh students want to reduce the stigma surrounding free school meal provisions.
A booklet designed to help people with their wellbeing.
A group of students from Worcester Uni have made wristbands promoting mental wellbeing.
Sarah wants to turn her driving test failures into motivation for disheartened learners.