CoramBAAF Fostering Consultant, Emma Fincham, shares five recommendations on how we can introduce anti-racist practices and better support black children in care.

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Their vision is to see that every Black child and young person remains connected to their culture, identity and heritage as they journey through the Children’s Social Care System, across the UK and worldwide.

The latest newsletter includes my reflections after attending The Black Care Experience conference in February. 

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Read 'Diversity Acrostic Poem – Working with Diversity; Developing Culturally Sensitive Practice in Social Work and Social Care'

A great tool by by Vivian Okeze-Tirado (Social Worker of the Year 2022) that will aid social workers and professional working within the social care sector. Watch Vivian’s introduction to the book:

Write a journal with the help of 'This Book Is Anti-Racist'

This is a brilliant resource by Tiffany Jewell for social workers, foster carers, kinship carers and adopters who support children and young people. This Book is Anti-Racist is a guided anti racist journal with more than 50 activities to support your anti-racism journey. 

Learn about Blackness by reading 'One Drop Shifting the Lens on Race'

A powerful book by Blay Yaba with stories and photos exploring the diversity of Blackness. It asks the question of what exactly is Blackness and what does it mean to be Black?

Be a better ally and support the Black community with help from 'Anti-Racist Ally: An Introduction to Activism and Action'

This short guide by Sophie Williams is filled with insights, tools and actions that anyone can take to be a better ally and support the Black community.