Newsletter

Throughout the year, the BCN Secretariat disseminates alternative care publications, news, conferences, events and job postings via the email listserv announcement. The listserv membership has expanded from just over 300 participants in 2003 to over 4,242 in 2019. Nearly 400 non-governmental organizations, community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, bi-lateral agencies, academic institutions, and foundations are represented.

BCN Newsletter August-September 2016

Better Care Network

This edition focuses on the UN General Assembly high level plenary meeting to address large movements of refugees and migrants, and the Leader's Summit on Refugees that were held on the 19th and 20th September in New York.

BCN Newsletter May-June 2016

Better Care Network

This issue of the BCN newsletter focuses on “orphanage” voluntourism and highlights research and other publications on tourism and volunteering in children's residential care centers (or "orphanages”), including activities, updates, and new resources from the Better Volunteering Better Care Initiative and its members.

BCN Newsletter March-April 2016

Better Care Network

In this edition, BCN announces the launch of a  Special Issue of the Journal Global Social Welfare on "Measuring Better Care: Building the Evidence to Inform Policy and Practice Around Children's Care", edited by BCN and CPC Learning Network. This newsletter also explores research and news highlighting the controversial role of "Baby Boxes".

BCN Newsletter January-February 2016

Better Care Network

Check out BCN's latest newsletter for recent research, tools, and briefs relevant to children's care! This edition has a particular focus on care issues affecting migrant and refugee children.

BCN Newsletter October-December 2015

Better Care Network

Check out BCN's latest newsletter for recent research, tools, and briefs relevant to children's care! This edition has a special focus on children left behind as a result of parental migration.

BCN Newsletter July-August 2015

Better Care Network

In this edition of the newsletter, BCN highlights recent research, tools and policy briefs relevant to children's care, with a focus on residential and institutional care.

BCN Newsletter April-May 2015

Better Care Network

In this edition of the newsletter, BCN highlights recent research, tools and policy briefs relevant to children's care, with a focus on the earthquakes in Nepal and the topic of children and migration.