Interview: Karen Wright, chief executive, Shaftesbury Young People
Friday, August 6, 2010
Shaftesbury Young People was founded in 1843 to support street children in London. Its first school, for 150 boys and girls, was based in the hayloft of a cowshed in Holborn. By 1900, the charity was providing residential care for more than 1,000 children.
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