The CELCIS magazine

Issue 12 | Winter 2018

Focus on: Stigma, language, perception, and representation: "Being 'in Care' is an experience not a definition"

Inspired Youth - The One Percent

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.

Stigma in Childhood

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.

Surveying public attitudes to care experienced young people: Heather Coady explains

Stigma and youth justice: In conversation with Fiona Dyer, the Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice

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.

No wrong path

University of Glasgow student, Jamie, grew up in care. In this short film he talks about the challenges on his path through education.

Superman was a Foundling

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.

How Seamab sees it

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.

What stigma looks like for me

David Grimm's portrays what stigma means to him through drawings.

My story: In conversation with BBC journalist, Ashley John-Baptiste

Change the language of poverty

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 9 | Spring 2017

Focus on: Education and attainment of vulnerable children