Blogs from Fellows and the team
By Rosemary Brown | 16 Jun 2020 |
Refugees and people seeking asylum are among the most vulnerable groups facing the Covid-19 emergency, globally and in the UK. The daily challenges that confront them...
By Geneva Ellis | 11 Jun 2020 |
Children have a palpable thirst for learning and exploring. Sadly, some children lose this inquisitiveness and natural confidence through negative experiences with...
By Mary Jackson | 11 Jun 2020 |
Since March many children and young people across the UK have stayed at home whilst others have continued to go to school. We are now at the point where all schools...
By Sara Dunn | 8 Jun 2020 |
Our society relies on people who are willing to care. Never before have we all been made so aware of this. Covid-19 has transformed social care workers from ‘unskilled’...
By Helen Victoria | 4 Jun 2020
Since lockdown began, I have been offering free mentoring online for young women who are suffering from domestic violence, through my abuse prevention social enterprise...
By Andrew Smith | 4 Jun 2020 |
I am currently working as the headteacher of a primary school in Tower Hamlets. The pandemic of the past few months have provided many challenges as we adapted to the...
By Clare Hunter | 1 Jun 2020 |
One of the unforeseen consequences of the lockdown has been a revival of home crafts: people becoming more creative in their search for meaningful ways to occupy work...
By Nicola Sharp-Jeffs | 29 May 2020 |
Since the social distancing measures began, Surviving Economic Abuse (SEA), the charity I founded as a result of my Fellowship has seen a sharp rise in numbers of those...
By Hannah Morley | 28 May 2020 |
I cannot count the number of times I have heard a newsreader use the word ‘unprecedented’ recently. It is true, we have not been in times like these before, but health...
By Tod James | 22 May 2020 |
Mental health ambassador Tod James reveals how he is looking after the mental health of his community - and of himself - during the Covid-19 pandemic