Valuing participation: the cultural and everyday activities of young people in care

Important report which has been produced as part of the Understanding Everyday Participation – Articulating Cultural Values project. It looks at how young people who have grown up in care participate, on the basis that:

Often, there is pressure on young people as to the kind of participation they should be involved in.

“This report clearly shows that ‘everyday participation’ can be a way young people in care adjust to their experiences of living in and out of care, living between different places, values, value systems and identities. The challenge is to find structures which support and better understand the values of this participation." [p20]

Valuing participation: the cultural and everyday activities of young people in care