Shelley – “Boost aspirations of children in care”

Why did you join the Aspire To More project? Because of the previous project ‘Arts4Care’ and how much I enjoyed it and everyone involved! What do you hope the project changes/achieves? To help boost aspirations for children in care and get rid of stereotypes. What has been the highlight of the project for you? Just…

It’s only just started!

This is just the beginning for the aspire to more project! It has been a fantastic journey! Over several creative sessions with the excellent Show Me That I Matter, young people have driven and shaped this positive campaign from start to finish! They shaped interesting, important, searching and insightful questions that explore the fundamentals of the…

Poster Series Concepts

Having successfully interviewed 6 role model care leavers, the group moved onto concept designing their poster series. First we reviewed all the images captured by Scott Akoz. The group were asked to consider space for text on the posters and to chose the most high impact image that would capture an audiences attention. There were some…

Luke -The Power of your story

Luke Rodgers, Founder of Foster Focus started his life in care, he like many other children unfortunately didn’t feel his experiences were positive ones. After moving from foster home to foster home, living in children’s homes and in and out of schools Luke found himself independent, living in a B&B at only 15 years old….