Barnardo’s calls for more help to get vulnerable young people leaving care into education, employment and training

Barnardo’s is calling for local authorities to find better ways to help vulnerable young people who have left care to secure an education, employment or training. As local authorities are starting work on publishing their new local offer of services for care leavers, Barnardo’s is calling on them to carefully consider what can be done to help them. Barnardo’s believes local authorities should commission improved quality services as part of their local offer for care leavers. This would include: advice on employment, training and skills a range of suitable accommodation…

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NBA’s Jeremy Lin Fights Bullying Through DoSomething.org’s “You’ve Got the Power” Campaign

Jeremy Lin has spent his entire career overcoming haters, doubters, and bullies. Now, through a groundbreaking campaign, he’s inspiring a generation of young people to help other students do the same. Lin is the face of “You’ve Got the Power,” a national anti-bullying campaign from DoSomething.org and Saban’s Power Rangers. In the campaign’s PSA, he tells the inspiring story of the college coach who helped him find the power to overcome hecklers and bullies. Then Lin tells young viewers that they can be that person for a younger student. That’s…

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