20 episodes

The IMO Podcast is a series of open and honest conversations with care leavers.

We want to give care experienced young people a place to tell their stories. Each episode we invite someone who has been in care to talk about anything they like. It’s an opportunity to hear the voices of people who often don’t get the chance to tell their stories, and it’s a chance to inspire and encourage people in similar situations.

The IMO Podcast - open and honest conversations with care leavers IMO - In My Opinion

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The IMO Podcast is a series of open and honest conversations with care leavers.

We want to give care experienced young people a place to tell their stories. Each episode we invite someone who has been in care to talk about anything they like. It’s an opportunity to hear the voices of people who often don’t get the chance to tell their stories, and it’s a chance to inspire and encourage people in similar situations.

    Jerome's story

    Jerome's story

    In the first episode of series 3 we talk to Jerome about how the suicide of a close friend inspired him to set up The Tope Project, a loving space for care leavers to combat loneliness. He also talks about his journey of healing the traumas he experienced in the care system and living with peace and joy in his present.

    The IMO Podcast is a series of open and honest conversations with care leavers.

    Series three continues to shine a light on the experiences of children in care and care leavers. Each episode we invite someone who’s been in care to talk about anything they like. It’s an opportunity to hear the voices of people who often don’t get the chance to tell their stories, and it’s a chance to inspire and encourage others in similar situations. You can find out more about the series at www.imohub.org.uk/podcast.

    • 21 min
    Ashley's back

    Ashley's back

    Three years ago Ashley Jean-Baptiste joined us to talk about his experiences and career. In the second episode of series 3 Ashley is back and talks to us about ambition and founding Be Inspired, an annual event for care experienced young people to take hold of their futures.

    The IMO Podcast is a series of open and honest conversations with care leavers.

    Series three continues to shine a light on the experiences of children in care and care leavers. Each episode we invite someone who’s been in care to talk about anything they like. It’s an opportunity to hear the voices of people who often don’t get the chance to tell their stories, and it’s a chance to inspire and encourage others in similar situations. You can find out more about the series at www.imohub.org.uk/podcast.

    • 17 min
    Isabelle's story

    Isabelle's story

    In the third episode of series 3, Isabelle talks to us about her 'corporate parents' breaking up with her via text, her work using art to make a difference and the importance of having ownership of your story and your identity.

    The IMO Podcast is a series of open and honest conversations with care leavers.

    Series three continues to shine a light on the experiences of children in care and care leavers. Each episode we invite someone who’s been in care to talk about anything they like. It’s an opportunity to hear the voices of people who often don’t get the chance to tell their stories, and it’s a chance to inspire and encourage others in similar situations. You can find out more about the series at www.imohub.org.uk/podcast.

    Ric Flo

    Ric Flo

    In the forth episode of series 3, Ric Flo talks to us about having a creative or physical outlet as therapy, representation in music and managing relationships with foster carers and biological family. He also shares what inspired him and powerful advice for achieving your goals.

    The IMO Podcast is a series of open and honest conversations with care leavers.

    Series three continues to shine a light on the experiences of children in care and care leavers. Each episode we invite someone who’s been in care to talk about anything they like. It’s an opportunity to hear the voices of people who often don’t get the chance to tell their stories, and it’s a chance to inspire and encourage others in similar situations. You can find out more about the series at www.imohub.org.uk/podcast.

    • 25 min
    Scarlett's story

    Scarlett's story

    In episode five of series 3, Scarlett talks to IMO about the powerful animations she’s created about her own and others journeys through the foster care system, being separated from her family and siblings, and the compromises the system causes you to make.

    The IMO Podcast is a series of open and honest conversations with care leavers.

    Series three continues to shine a light on the experiences of children in care and care leavers. Each episode we invite someone who’s been in care to talk about anything they like. It’s an opportunity to hear the voices of people who often don’t get the chance to tell their stories, and it’s a chance to inspire and encourage others in similar situations. You can find out more about the series at www.imohub.org.uk/podcast.

    Louise's story

    Louise's story

    Louise talks to the IMO Podcast about loneliness and isolation in the care system, the importance of supporting care leavers to study at postgraduate level, and her experience of building relationships at university.

    The IMO Podcast is a series of open and honest conversations with care leavers.

    Series two continues to shine a light on the experiences of children in care and care leavers. Each episode we invite someone who’s been in care to talk about anything they like. It’s an opportunity to hear the voices of people who often don’t get the chance to tell their stories, and it’s a chance to inspire and encourage others in similar situations. You can find out more about the series at www.imohub.org.uk/podcast.

    • 20 min

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