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Kinship Carers take to the streets across Scotland demanding justice

On Thursday 26th April Kinship Carers in Glasgow and Edinburgh demonstrated at Council Chambers demanding justice and asking council candidates to sign four pledges to support the vulnerable children in their care.

See our press release below..

Kinship Carers demand justice outside Glasgow City Chambers, April 2012.

ACROSS SCOTLAND KINSHIP CARERS TAKE TO THE STREETS DEMANDING JUSTICE

Kinship Carers demonstrate to demand that local election candidates agree to their national manifesto.
36 Council candidates from all main parties meet with carers in Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Basic support for vulnerable Kinship children still not in place after years of campaigning.

Grandparents from across Scotland took to the streets today unperturbed by the rain, demanding that council election candidates from all parties sign a pledge to support vulnerable children living with non-parental family and friends.

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Welcome to the Scottish Kinship Care Alliance

We are the national network of Kinship Care groups across Scotland. We are a grassroots organisation run by Kinship Carers, formed to campaign for basic rights and justice for the vulnerable children in our care. To find out about our plight look at About Kinship and Our Stories. Read Justice for Kinship Kids for information on our long running campaign and demands for equality, and read relevant news here on the front page. To find out about Kinship Care support groups or support our campaign please Contact us.