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Opportunities in September
Get involved with research, events, surveys, jobs & more with Become and other organisations
Welcome to our new monthly blog post packed FULL of opportunities in and outside of Become for YOU to get involved in.
Some opportunities are creative, some help change the system, and some can help you develop your skills. We think all are worthwhile. The choice is up to you.
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Want to get involved in National Care Leavers' Week?
Can you help us celebrate care leavers and raise awareness? Do you want to work with Become for
National Care Leavers’ Week?
Want to create a video, write a blog, make an art piece or something else of your choice?
Want to get involved in Black History Month?
We want to promote Black care-experienced organisations, projects, blogs, podcasts and more.
Do you have a podcast or an organisation? Do you know one? Let us know if we should include it on our webpage of resources. Email Kirsten at
Interested in media opportunities?
Want to gain spokesperson experience in the
media? Our brilliant Press & Media Officer Suzy will help build your confidence & suggest media opportunities that may be right for you.
We love sharing opportunities from across the sector – here are this month’s…
Event on 5 October: Dreaming New Futures, with The Advocacy Academy
A creative and interactive session using everyone’s radical imagination to explore what a better society could look like.
Join The Advocacy Academy in a collective session imagining what a better society could look like. What systems would this world have? How would we view and value resources? What would our interpersonal relationships look like?
Reserve a free spot.
Rally with The Care-Experienced Movement
The Care-Experienced Movement are organising a rally, march and convention in April 2024. If you are interested in performing or speaking, let us know and we can pass on your details. Email
[email protected] if you are interested.
Fellowship: The Churchill Fellowship
Have you ever wanted to make change happen in an issue you care passionately about and explore new solutions with the world’s leading professionals?
The Churchill Fellowship is open now.
Click for more information.
NHS Healthy Start card
Did you know the NHS Healthy Start card can save you £34 on food and milk?
Eligible claimants must be on Universal Credit and a parent to a child aged under four or be 10 weeks pregnant.
Panel discussion with Ty’rone Haughton
Ty’rone Haughton’s talk ‘What Comes Next?’ explores what it means to be Black and preparing to leave care, followed by a panel discussion.
Event information here.
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