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    Our strategy for A Fairer Future – an update

    Our A Fairer Future funding will now be closed to new applications until the autumn of 2022. We remain open to applications in Our Natural World and Creative, Confident Communities.

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    Temporary closure to applications in A Fairer Future

    As we develop our strategy for A Fairer Future, we will close to new applications - in funding priorities for A Fairer Future only - from January to May 2022. We remain open to applications in Our Natural World and Creative, Confident Communities.

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    Young People Leaving Care funding: Insights from our Learning Programme

    As part of our support for organisations we fund through our Young People Leaving Care funding, we commissioned a Learning Programme to facilitate learning, collaboration and alliances between the funded organisations, and with Esmée ourselves. This Insights report outlines our approach and what we've learned so far.

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    Lifelong Links: Building lasting relationships for young people in care

    Lifelong Links by charity Family Rights Group is an exciting initiative that works with young people in care to help them reconnect and build lasting relationships with family members and other people who care about them. We went to Scotland to hear more about it.

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    We Belong: young migrants standing up

    We met the team at We Belong, a relatively new charity that is run by, and for, young migrants in the UK. They engage young migrants in advocating for a fairer immigration system, and provide them with the tools to speak out about injustice and become agents of change.

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    LocalMotion communications support: invitation for proposals

    Together with a group of funders, we set up LocalMotion, a place-based initiative to support communities tackle deep-rooted causes of injustice in a more joined up, radical way. We are now seeking communications support to build LocalMotion's public presence and develop the programme's signature brand and style.

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    Addressing the lack of diversity in the environment sector

    We're pleased to share a new report from our Involving Young People Collective summarising the discussions at a hackathon on addressing the lack of diversity in the environment sector. We also share our reflections on what we learned and our next steps for making progress on this.

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    Esmée's hackathon and me: a young environmentalist’s look into how change is made

    Following a hackathon to address the lack of diversity in the environment sector, Hemlata Pant, a Youth Representative for Action for Conservation, writes about the experience.

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    Esmée announces new Director of Creative Confident Communities and A Fairer Future

    We're thrilled to announce the appointment of Veda Harrison as our new Director of Creative, Confident Communities and A Fairer Future.

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