Three images of people who have found out more about their histories using Family Connect

FamilyConnect is a website created and run by the charity Family Action, which provides practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation across the country. In this case study Pete Williams from the UCL MIRRA project interviews Julia Feast about the resource – its beginnings, the different information and support needs of adopted people and care leavers, and whether the site could be used by academic researchers.

Cecil Jackson-Cole

A blue plaque from Oxford Civic Society

Jessica Field, Lecturer in Humanitarian Studies in the UCL Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction tells us about accessing the personal papers of businessman-turned-charity founder Cecil Jackson-Cole.