Everybody has aspirations

One of the amazing Show Me That I Matter team, Amy, has just had a guest blog about Aspirations published in a major publication read by social work professionals all over the UK. “Everybody has aspirations. Aspirations are especially vital to the survival of children and young people in care” The article, which explores the need for positive…

From the scheme to the dream

Garry Anthony Fraser is a BAFTA award winning filmmaker. Originally from the Muirhouse estate in Edinburgh, Garry was placed into care from the age of 10. After years of running away from the system and in his own words ‘Running away from himself’ he finally began to turn his life around and through pure determination…

“Behind every statistic is a real child”

SMTIM and Inspired Youth are proud to present the sixth and final poster in a series carrying inspiring messages and featuring care leaver role models. Each poster promotes the Aspire To More blog and are designed to engage people to read the inspirational role model interviews. To see the full series click here. To read Jenny’s interview with…

“Encourage the dream”

SMTIM and Inspired Youth are proud to present the fifth poster in a series carrying inspiring messages and featuring care leaver role models. Each poster promotes the Aspire To More blog and are designed to engage people to read the inspirational role model interviews. To see the full series click here. To read Paolo’s interview with SMTIM…

“There is a future for you”

SMTIM and Inspired Youth are proud to present the fourth in a series of positive posters carrying inspiring messages and featuring care leaver role models. Each poster promotes the Aspire To More blog and are designed to engage people in reading the role model interviews. To see the full series click here. To read Danny’s interview with…

“I took on everything”

SMTIM and Inspired Youth are proud to present the third in a series of positive posters carrying inspiring messages and featuring care leaver role models. Each poster promotes the Aspire To More blog and are designed to engage people to read the inspirational role model interviews. To see the full series click here. To read Pippa’s interview with…

“I Believe in myself”

SMTIM and Inspired Youth are proud to present the second in a series of positive posters carrying inspiring messages and featuring care leaver role models. Each poster promotes the Aspire To More blog and are designed to engage people in reading the role model interviews. To read Jades interview with SMTIM click here.

“Pursue your dream, just do it”

SMTIM and Inspired Youth are proud to present the first in a series of positive posters carrying inspiring messages and featuring care leaver role models. Each poster promotes the Aspire To More blog and are designed to engage people in reading the role model interviews. To read Lukes interview with SMTIM click here.

Meet the Inspirational Garry Fraser

Garry Anthony Fraser is our most recent contributor to the Aspire To More project. Garry is a professional filmmaker and social entrepreneur from Scotland. He is the founder and director of Wideo Media, a social enterprise that uses the power of art as a tool to harness creativity in young people from council schemes offering them a…