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Allie H

Allie H

Name: Allie Heslop
Age: 24
Year of the Fix: 2016
Location: South Shields
Campaign: To challenge the negative perceptions of young people in care

I was seven years old when I first went into care.


I've noticed that people tend to assume that if you’ve been in care it’s your fault.


There’s a stigma and misconception surrounding young people brought up in the care system.


If you do something wrong or behave badly, it’s seen as a direct result of you being a looked-after kid.


With Fixers help I’m challenging the negative perceptions of young people in care.


I want to show that young people in the care system shouldn’t be judged and should be treated well.


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