IARS Response to the Children’s Commissioner report on services provided to young carers by local authorities

Research conducted by the IARS International Institute indicates that BME young carers constitute one of the most, if not the most, marginalised and neglected groups by policy makers, the current administration and independent funders and educators. IARS's work forms part of the EU funded Care to Work project and the findings are now backed up by the December Children’s Commissioner study on the current services provided to young carers by local authorities. The report, titled “Young Carers: The...
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Reflections: Care2Work Empowering Professionals to work with Black and Minority Ethnic Young Carers

Participant's reflections on the C2W Empowering Professionals to work with Black and Minority Ethnic Young Carers - 15th November 2016, Athens - Greece The first day of the training was when we all had the chance to understand why a multicultural approach on young carers and especially BAME young carers is essential. We begun our meeting with a greeting from the facilitator, which for that day was Adrianna from IARS, and we quickly jumped into reviewing the day’s agenda. After a fun but also ...
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Care2work International Conference – Barriers understood: Young BAME carers in Europe

10th February 2016 – 09.00 / 13.00 – c/o Auditorium A. Loria, via Rodolfo Pio 1, CARPI (MO), ITALY Online registration here PROGRAMME (Programme in Italian available here) Moderator: Lalla Golfarelli, President of CAR.ER.- The carers association of Emilia Romagna 09.15/09.30 Greeting address from local authorities: Luisa Turci, President of Unione Terre D’Argine 09.30/09.40 Experience: Stefania B., Blogger: My mother is bi-polar 09.40/10.10 Teenagers with caring responsibilitie...
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