Looked After Children: Improving Life Chances
- 08:30 - 16:30
- Manchester Conference Centre
Joanna has worked at The Children’s Society for 10 years supporting vulnerable children and young people and has over 20 years experience in the field. She has been pinnacle ensuring the rights of young people are being recognised, such as encouraging councils to exempt care leavers from paying council tax. Together with supporting the local Greater Manchester Handle with Care campaign, which focused on local authorities improved approaches when children in care are moving from the place they call home. To ensure voices of experience is captured, young people will support Joanna with the chairing of the event.