Goals

— to continue to be a young person led organisation

— to give an individual and collective voice and to ensure young people from care have a say in all decisions that affect them

— to inform and influence central and local government decisions about the care system in England

— to educate professionals and general public about the lives and experiences of young people from care

— to promote positive images of young people from care

— to raise awareness about care issues and reduce stigma

— to positively promote the rights of young people from care and to promote the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child

Objective

— help young people from all over england to set up and join in local in-care/aftercare groups

— help young people change the care system for the better

— help young people speak up and have an effect on decisions about the care system

— help young people send out good messages about themselves and tackle any bad ones.