The story of the first-ever care experienced history month

Armitage, Charlotte (2021) The story of the first-ever care experienced history month. Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care, 20 (2). ISSN 2976-9353

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The first-ever Care Experienced History Month took place in April 2021. Announced in Scotland in September 2020, Care Experienced History Month was celebrated across the world by Care Experienced people and their allies. The month aimed to draw attention to the rich and far-reaching history of Care Experienced people by connecting the past with the present and sharing the legacies of Care Experienced people who lived before us. This article explores the process that led to the creation of Care Experienced History Month, worldwide collaborations involved in the delivery of the month, the overall aims of the month, and an overview of the content created and shared throughout April 2021.

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