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Project challenging food poverty expands to 26 schools across Glasgow and West Dunbartonshire

... Project challenging food poverty expands to 26 schools across Glasgow and West Dunbartonshire 3 July 2017 From today, 26 schools in the west of Scotland will be taking part in Children in Scotland’s expanded Food, Families, Futures...

Children Councillors Families Food Health Jackie Brock Scottish Schools

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...in clubs to enjoy.” Food Families Futures Our partnership programme challenged food poverty and its link with learning and health Find out more Do you know or work with any future leaders of Scotland? If so,...


2018 preview: culture, kindergartens and coming of age

...focusing on food policy in June, and our now multi-award-winning partnership programme challenging food poverty will run again in the summer of 2018. Watch a short film about the work in schools and communities across Glasgow in the summer of 2017...


Holiday hunger survey: Members’ views wanted

...survey: Members’ views wanted The UK All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Hunger and food poverty has opened a survey on the prevalence of holiday hunger, and has invited Children in Scotland members to respond. The group, chaired by...

Food News Westminster

Championing participation, challenging inequalities and leading the workforce: our key priorities

...to building on the achievements over previous years, including success with key projects tackling food poverty and an ongoing pilot considering childcare provision in Glasgow. Delivery of these such projects, and others, directly support Children...

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Holiday Hunger report 'a wake-up call that flags local solutions'

...welcome publication of this report and hope that it contributes to further raising the profile of food poverty - and awareness of its severe impact on children ­- at UK level. “Children in Scotland knows from piloting our Food, Families...

Families Food Jackie Brock News Poverty Scottish Government Westminster

National Chef Gary Maclean visits Clydebank High School

... Food, Families, Futures Find out more about our food poverty and wellbeing project Read more Our projects As part of achieving our vision that all children in Scotland...


Programme for Government roundup and reaction

...this. The announcements were also very focused on food production as opposed to tackling food poverty or unequal access to quality food, with no mention of a commitment to a Right to Food. Public Health  The government will consult on...


Work hard but keep a healthy work-life balance: wise words from our volunteer Hope as her month with us comes to an end

...group of young people from the North East of Glasgow who have been doing some excellent work about food poverty – I can’t wait to see what work they do next! Also on my task list was to scan all the zines from the Young Media Voices meet-up. It...


Cooking up a storm: celebrating three years of partnership with Cyrenians

...year 1 QMU students. These classes respond to recent evidence that UK students may be at risk of food poverty 3,4  and our learning gained from joint  teaching sessions with year 1 nursing students. While nutrition is known to be significant...


25 Calls response: Fixing urgent problems in the short term matters. But it isn’t enough for future generations

...the full call Food, Families, Futures Our partnership programme challenging food poverty and its link with learning and health Read more here 25 Calls campaign Find out more about the 25 Calls campaign,...


Fundraising on the menu as MasterChef Gary Maclean supports charity event

...Futures - aims and achievements Watch a film and find out more about our project challenging food poverty Click to...


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...Members’ views wanted The UK All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Hunger and food poverty has opened a survey on the prevalence of holiday hunger, and has invited Children in Scotland members to...


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Mobilise third sector services to give children and communities support in the fight against Covid-19

...our statement Food, Families, Futures Our project challenging food povertyhas been working in communities since 2016 Find out...

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Comment: For children and young people, Hunger is Still Here

...young people, Hunger is Still Here Posted 25 October, 2021 by Lynn Gilmour food insecurity food poverty Poverty As covid restrictions have eased so, too, has public concern about food insecurity. But, as Grace, a Youth Campaigner for...

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Young Ambassadors and Children's Commissioner call for an end to stigma of food insecurity

...Food Inquiry has brought together hundreds of young people to hear about their lived experience of food poverty, and it’s time we listened to what they say. It’s the younger generation who will deliver the change that’s so urgently needed: we...


Children's Future Food Inquiry - Scottish Youth Panel reception

25 Calls response: If we want to tackle food insecurity, we need to get serious about family support in our communities

...Families, Futures Our award-winning partnership programme is challenging food poverty Find out more 25 Calls campaign Find out more about the 25 Calls campaign, view press coverage and read further...


“We cannot witness another generation of young people going through this” – our staff share project learning in response to latest child poverty research

From Drumchapel macaroni to white bread myths: what I’ve learned from four years of Food, Families, Futures
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Summer clubs meet a purpose, but the wider issue is how to address poverty and food insecurity for our lowest income families

...and community groups during the summer holidays. Contributing to the wider aim of tackling food poverty and its links to children’s health, wellbeing and education, the summer clubs turn schools into community hubs for a few weeks over...


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25 Calls response: Building public support to reduce poverty means telling a new moral story. This is it...

Children hold the key to the future of food justice and education in Scotland

...Find out more and book Children in Scotland’s Food, Families, Futures project addresses food poverty through innovative holiday clubs across Scotland. Find out more   Biting Back: book now for our national food...


Food, Families, Futures project sees summer take-up rise to almost 4,000

...families, was a real highlight. It is terrible that there are families in the UK suffering from food poverty, but they do – and we're proud to work with Children in Scotland to tackle this issue." Academic evaluation of summer holiday clubs...

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Family voices ‘should shape policy' on food, learning and holidays
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Food partnership triumphs in public service awards

...won a Scottish Public Service Award for Food, Families, Futures, our programme of work challenging food poverty. We won the Third Sector Partnership Award, in recognition of FFF’s contribution to building strong partnerships that have supported...

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Call 18: Take the next step in participation and food education: give communities the keys to school kitchens

...been working in the Glasgow community since 2005 and over the last five years I've observed food poverty getting much worse, linked to changes in the benefits system. Families are skipping meals to ensure their children are fed – they’re...


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...policy-makers, community workers, nutritionists or suppliers:  Find out what's required to tackle food poverty, food insecurity and exclusion, and how we can work together to improve the health and wellbeing for Scotland's children. Understand the...


20,000+ club places available to children and families this summer as part of award-winning food project

...programme was launched by Children in Scotland in 2015, with the aim of contributing to tackling food poverty and its link to children’s health, wellbeing and education. Aware of the pressures on families, particularly those on low income and...

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...policy-makers, community workers, nutritionists or suppliers:  Find out what's required to tackle food poverty, food insecurity and exclusion, and how we can work together to improve the health and wellbeing for Scotland's children. Understand the...



Project challenging food poverty expands to 26 schools across Glasgow and West Dunbartonshire

... Project challenging food poverty expands to 26 schools across Glasgow and West Dunbartonshire 3 July 2017 From today, 26 schools in the west of Scotland will be taking part in Children in Scotland’s expanded Food, Families, Futures...

Children Councillors Families Food Health Jackie Brock Scottish Schools

2018 preview: culture, kindergartens and coming of age

...focusing on food policy in June, and our now multi-award-winning partnership programme challenging food poverty will run again in the summer of 2018. Watch a short film about the work in schools and communities across Glasgow in the summer of 2017...


Holiday hunger survey: Members’ views wanted

...survey: Members’ views wanted The UK All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Hunger and food poverty has opened a survey on the prevalence of holiday hunger, and has invited Children in Scotland members to respond. The group, chaired by...

Food News Westminster

Championing participation, challenging inequalities and leading the workforce: our key priorities

...to building on the achievements over previous years, including success with key projects tackling food poverty and an ongoing pilot considering childcare provision in Glasgow. Delivery of these such projects, and others, directly support Children...

Children News Participate Participation

Holiday Hunger report 'a wake-up call that flags local solutions'

...welcome publication of this report and hope that it contributes to further raising the profile of food poverty - and awareness of its severe impact on children ­- at UK level. “Children in Scotland knows from piloting our Food, Families...

Families Food Jackie Brock News Poverty Scottish Government Westminster

National Chef Gary Maclean visits Clydebank High School

... Food, Families, Futures Find out more about our food poverty and wellbeing project Read more Our projects As part of achieving our vision that all children in Scotland...


Programme for Government roundup and reaction

...this. The announcements were also very focused on food production as opposed to tackling food poverty or unequal access to quality food, with no mention of a commitment to a Right to Food. Public Health  The government will consult on...


Work hard but keep a healthy work-life balance: wise words from our volunteer Hope as her month with us comes to an end

...group of young people from the North East of Glasgow who have been doing some excellent work about food poverty – I can’t wait to see what work they do next! Also on my task list was to scan all the zines from the Young Media Voices meet-up. It...


Cooking up a storm: celebrating three years of partnership with Cyrenians

...year 1 QMU students. These classes respond to recent evidence that UK students may be at risk of food poverty 3,4  and our learning gained from joint  teaching sessions with year 1 nursing students. While nutrition is known to be significant...


25 Calls response: Fixing urgent problems in the short term matters. But it isn’t enough for future generations

...the full call Food, Families, Futures Our partnership programme challenging food poverty and its link with learning and health Read more here 25 Calls campaign Find out more about the 25 Calls campaign,...


Fundraising on the menu as MasterChef Gary Maclean supports charity event

...Futures - aims and achievements Watch a film and find out more about our project challenging food poverty Click to...


25 Calls response: What gives me hope in 2020? Young people are leading the way in defending human rights

25 Calls response: Finding hope during a crisis

25 Calls response: Children must be at the centre of decisions affecting them

"We're not doing well enough on child mental health," First Minister tells young people from across Scotland
Brexit bullying Children's rights Education equality food poverty Inequality Mental Health Participation Poverty

25 and Up: In the wake of Covid-19, our call to boost family incomes using social security powers is more urgent than ever
25 and Up 25 calls child poverty family family support Inequality Poverty

'Get into Summer' to make young people's health a priority

All local services providing childcare or play for children and young people need to be ‘here to stay’: funded on a long-term, secure basis, major four-year project finds
CHANGE childcare childminders community family Hub local services out of school care play practitioners services

25 and Up: The ‘old normal’ meant acceptance of injustice for too many families. We can’t go back to it
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Mobilise third sector services to give children and communities support in the fight against Covid-19

...our statement Food, Families, Futures Our project challenging food povertyhas been working in communities since 2016 Find out...

ASN childcare communities Covid-19 Education schools

Why defeating poverty means building the right fire

Sector support for Scotland's first ever period poverty Bill

Young Ambassadors and Children's Commissioner call for an end to stigma of food insecurity

...Food Inquiry has brought together hundreds of young people to hear about their lived experience of food poverty, and it’s time we listened to what they say. It’s the younger generation who will deliver the change that’s so urgently needed: we...


25 Calls response: If we want to tackle food insecurity, we need to get serious about family support in our communities

...Families, Futures Our award-winning partnership programme is challenging food poverty Find out more 25 Calls campaign Find out more about the 25 Calls campaign, view press coverage and read further...


“We cannot witness another generation of young people going through this” – our staff share project learning in response to latest child poverty research

From Drumchapel macaroni to white bread myths: what I’ve learned from four years of Food, Families, Futures
community family Food food insecurity Inequality Poverty

Summer clubs meet a purpose, but the wider issue is how to address poverty and food insecurity for our lowest income families

...and community groups during the summer holidays. Contributing to the wider aim of tackling food poverty and its links to children’s health, wellbeing and education, the summer clubs turn schools into community hubs for a few weeks over...


Good Food Nation Bill consultation: Supporting the principle of a right to food
Children's rights Food Health Legislation Poverty Wellbeing

Minimum Income Guarantee: Immediate progress on poverty still required
consultation minimum income guarantee Poverty

‘Lessons for a new social settlement’ – publication of reports mark completion of groundbreaking five-year food project
Children communities community familis FFF Food income Inequality partnership Poverty

25 Calls response: Building public support to reduce poverty means telling a new moral story. This is it...

Children hold the key to the future of food justice and education in Scotland

...Find out more and book Children in Scotland’s Food, Families, Futures project addresses food poverty through innovative holiday clubs across Scotland. Find out more   Biting Back: book now for our national food...


Food, Families, Futures project sees summer take-up rise to almost 4,000

...families, was a real highlight. It is terrible that there are families in the UK suffering from food poverty, but they do – and we're proud to work with Children in Scotland to tackle this issue." Academic evaluation of summer holiday clubs...

Children Councillors Families Food Health Jackie Brock

How can we win the fight against food insecurity?

Effective child protection system ‘depends on poverty reduction and strong local services’
Benefits Children Jackie Brock Poverty Protection Scottish Government Support

Family voices ‘should shape policy' on food, learning and holidays
Education Families Food Jackie Brock News Policy Scottish Government Scottish Parliament Westminster

Food partnership triumphs in public service awards

...won a Scottish Public Service Award for Food, Families, Futures, our programme of work challenging food poverty. We won the Third Sector Partnership Award, in recognition of FFF’s contribution to building strong partnerships that have supported...

Food

‘Change the language of poverty for young people’ is #1 call in Children in Scotland’s 25th anniversary campaign

20,000+ club places available to children and families this summer as part of award-winning food project

...programme was launched by Children in Scotland in 2015, with the aim of contributing to tackling food poverty and its link to children’s health, wellbeing and education. Aware of the pressures on families, particularly those on low income and...

Education Food food poverty Health


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Brakes

...in clubs to enjoy.” Food Families Futures Our partnership programme challenged food poverty and its link with learning and health Find out more Do you know or work with any future leaders of Scotland? If so,...


News

...Members’ views wanted The UK All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Hunger and food poverty has opened a survey on the prevalence of holiday hunger, and has invited Children in Scotland members to...



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News: Calls for child priorities ahead of Scottish Budget
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What better way than a Bill to mark the UNCRC's birthday?
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A bold new world
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Calls for cuts to Universal Credit to be abandoned
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Comment: For children and young people, Hunger is Still Here
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...young people, Hunger is Still Here Posted 25 October, 2021 by Lynn Gilmour food insecurity food poverty Poverty As covid restrictions have eased so, too, has public concern about food insecurity. But, as Grace, a Youth Campaigner for...

food insecurity food poverty Poverty

Call 18: Take the next step in participation and food education: give communities the keys to school kitchens
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...been working in the Glasgow community since 2005 and over the last five years I've observed food poverty getting much worse, linked to changes in the benefits system. Families are skipping meals to ensure their children are fed – they’re...