We are Seen.

Improving outcomes
for children and young people of African, Asian and Caribbean heritage.

You are Seen.

SEEN is a Barnardo’s initiative building a core foundation of knowledge, a network of people and advocacy for those with authentic experience. We are working to achieve a system change in the provision of services to tackle the disproportionate outcomes children and young people of African, Asian and Caribbean heritage face.

The Centre’s mission is to identify, understand and tackle the structural inequalities which limit the opportunities of children & young people of African, Asian and Caribbean heritage in the UK

Our Mission
Our Vision
Our Ethos
Our Values

Systemic Change

To create systemic change by challenging structural inequalities that impede opportunities for a fair and equitable future for children and young people of African, Asian and Carribean heritage to fulfil their full potential  

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Equitable Care

To ensure the UK’s structures of power provide equitable care, opportunity and understanding for children and young people of African, Asian and Caribbean heritage.  

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Trust and Credibility

We will work with our partners, from grassroots to statutory to ensure our work is aligned to the needs of children and young people of African, Asian and Caribbean heritage. We will ensure our work is independently evaluated, and open to scrutiny, to guarantee results.

Respecting the Unique Worth of Every Individual

  • Collaboration 
  • Representation
  • Courage
  • Empowerment 
  • Humanity
  • Working with hope
Our Mission

Systemic Change

To create systemic change by challenging structural inequalities that impede opportunities for a fair and equitable future for children and young people of African, Asian and Carribean heritage to fulfil their full potential  

Find Out More
Our Vision

Equitable Care

To ensure the UK’s structures of power provide equitable care, opportunity and understanding for children and young people of African, Asian and Caribbean heritage.  

Find Out More
Our Ethos

Trust and Credibility

We will work with our partners, from grassroots to statutory to ensure our work is aligned to the needs of children and young people of African, Asian and Caribbean heritage. We will ensure our work is independently evaluated, and open to scrutiny, to guarantee results.

Our Values

Respecting the Unique Worth of Every Individual

  • Collaboration 
  • Representation
  • Courage
  • Empowerment 
  • Humanity
  • Working with hope

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Our Impact

We work to ensure our partners and stakeholders feel SEEN and heard during our journey, and that we will work in partnership with them.
We have consulted with 100+ children and young people
We have engaged with 57+ stakeholders
We are partnering with 20+ grassroots organisations

Let’s work together

At SEEN, we pride ourselves on the work we do, and are striving to achieve our aims of creating a society where children and young people of African, Asian and Caribbean heritage have equitable futures – working with our partners to deliver these solutions. If you are interested in working with us on this, please get in touch below.