Developing child-friendly communities

2 min readNov 18, 2021

Today we hosted Islington Council and Redbridge Council on how are they are developing child-friendly communities.

They shared what that entails in practice in the real world and how realistic is it to aspire to become a child-friendly place in times that are challenging both for Councils and children and young people?

We then explored the following challenge areas on working towards becoming a child-friendly borough, which you can see on our Miro board.

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