Families & Young People

Let young people lead the fight against bullying

Katie Ferguson says it’s time to listen to young people and empower them to lead the real change needed to prevent bullying

13th November 2019 by TFN Guest

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Being a young trustee can be challenging

Adam Bennett, 22, talks about his experiences as a trustee with Scouts Scotland

7th November 2019 by TFN Guest

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Embedding volunteering as a habit from a young age is vital

Jonathan Christie responds to a new report which shows volunteering needs to adapt to be fit for the future

6th November 2019 by TFN Guest

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Breaking down barriers for care experienced people

David Wallace says Social Security Scotland will treat the care experienced with dignity, fairness and respect

24th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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The refugee crisis has not gone away

Robina Qureshi responds to the news that 39 people have been found dead in a lorry in Essex

24th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Let’s make gender inequality a historical curiosity - together we are #GenerationEqual

The First Minister’s National Advisory Council on Women and Girls (NACWG) was created as a catalyst for change to tackle gender inequality in Scotland

24th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Excellent poverty work comes at a cost

David Stewart MSP praises the work of the third sector in tackling poverty, and says it is vital that it continues to be properly funded

9th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Leave no one behind: the right to adequate social security

Rhiannon Sims discusses why the Scottish Campaign for the Right to Social Security (SCORSS) has re-launched with rights placed at its heart

9th October 2019 by TFN Guest

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Time to end the physical punishment of children

Mary Glasgow says MSPs have the chance to take a momentous step by approving new legislation aimed at giving equal protection to children

27th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Making your volunteering more inclusive – why bother?

To mark National Inclusion Week, Brian Scott examines what can be done to help people into volunteering

24th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Legacy donations can create special moments

To mark Remember a Charity Week, Lisa Cowan reveals how legacy donations can support vital work

13th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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How adults can join the global climate strike

Kate Whitaker shares the best ways of getting involved in the upcoming, global strike for climate

5th September 2019 by TFN Guest

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Double standards in education reform?

​Lesley Scott looks at the drive to close the educational attainment gap, and examines if disabled people are being left behind

29th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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The answer to Scotland’s drug crisis lies in its communities

Eddie Nisbet calls for support for social enterprises who are delivering local public health services to exorcise Scotland’s drug-related demons

5th August 2019 by TFN Guest

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Caring Activism offers tailored support

Peter Limbrick examines how the approach can help support people in Scotland

29th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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First aid can prevent tragedy

Jim Dorman calls for obligatory first aid training in light of a recent tragedy

24th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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Support on the streets for charity is breath taking

Judith Haw details her experience taking part in one of the more traditional methods of fundraising

4th July 2019 by TFN Guest

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#generationchange gives us all hope for now and the future

Jonathan Christie reflects on the recent Youth and Philanthropy (YPI) National Event, which was attended by more than 1,000 young people

26th June 2019 by TFN Guest

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Why should you apply for the Social Enterprise Awards Scotland?

Duncan Thorp says awards and an opportunity for everyone

11th June 2019 by TFN Guest

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