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Issue 12 Winter 2018
REACH
The CELCIS magazine
Focus on:
Stigma, language, perception, and representation: "Being 'in Care' is an experience not a definition"

Going back to the Greeks: know thyself by stepping out of yourself

Fouzi Mathey Kikadidi explores how ignorance and labelling affects children and communities in France, arguing that empathy is essential in order to prevent stigma

Change the languge 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.

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

How do you solve a problem like… stigma?

Daniel Busso of the Frameworks Institute writes about how stigma could be changed.

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.

Telling Stories

The representation of care experienced people in literature, film and storytelling.

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.

Unconscious bias in the interview room

Joe Rankin of the Nevis Group talks about whether young people should tell future employers that they're care experienced. With video of James Calder.

We can all learn about how young people can thrive in employment

Tommy McDade from Barnardo's Scotland talks about a programme that is supporting young people into the world of work for the first time.

What stigma looks like for me

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

I couldn't bring myself to write the acronym 'LAC'

Continuing the theme of Graham's first blog post on language and labelling, giving examples of when this is unhelpful.

Labels are for clothes not people

Introducing issue 12 of REACH, which explores stigma, language, perception and the representation of care and care experience.

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

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