CARE LEAVERS WEEK QUESTION TIME - "OPENING DOORS"- 25th October 2012 at 16:00 – 18:00pm

To celebrate Care leavers week Voices From Care has organised a question time event for care leavers from across Wales to put their questions to a Panel. The panel include Assembly Members; Ken Skates, Jenny Rathbone, David Melding and Mark Drakeford, The Children's Commissioner for Wales Keith Towler, Freda Lewis; CEO of Fostering Network and Lydia Llewellyn; Chair of the Leaving Care Forum.

The gives care leavers the opportunity to put their questions directly to politicians and other panel members. Care Leavers will be able to express their views on their experiences and influence future priorities for the Welsh Government, Local Authorities and other agencies.

If you would like to join us for the event please email us at info@vfcc.org.uk, fill in our online enquiry form or give us a call on 02920 451431.

The Question Time Section of the Event, will last for one hour, followed by an opportunity for young people to mingle and talk with panel and other audience members.

It would be very helpful if young people who want to ask a question could pass their questions to us by 19th October. We would also welcome questions from young people as a group. Assistance from practitioners in encouraging and assisting young people with questions would be greatly appreciated. This event is being held in association with Cardiff University Childhood Research Group.

The event is on Thursday, 25th October 2012 at 16:00 – 18:00pm and is being held at Cardiff University - Room 1.63, Glamorgan Building, King Edward VII Avenue, CF10 3WT

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