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J.K. Rowling and Eddie Redmayne Captivate Audience with Conversation


J.K. Rowling, author, screenwriter and founder of international children’s organization, Lumos, and Academy Award®-winning actor, Eddie Redmayne opened a much–anticipated special advance screening of Warner ...

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Last remaining Tickets Released for special Advance Screening of the Film Fantastic Beast


The highly anticipated November 12th family event at Carnegie Hall will include a conversation between J.K. Rowling and actor Eddie Redmayne, along with an appearance ...

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J.K. Rowling shines a light on the eight million forgotten children in orphanages in global Facebook


Author and Founder of Lumos, J.K. Rowling, was interviewed live on Facebook by writer and broadcaster Lauren Laverne in London tonight to highlight the plight ...

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An interview with Czech self-advocate, Veronika


Hi my name is Veronika, I'm 18 years old and I live in Czech Republic with my mum and foster sister Vendy. I study Secondary ...

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Shaun's Story: Supporting people with learning difficulties to become self-advocates


Shaun Webster, International Project Worker at CHANGE is a self-advocate who works with Lumos to support children with learning disabilities become self-advocates, enabling them to ...

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Veliko and Mihaela reflect on the Zero Project in Vienna


Veliko and Mihaela, self-advocates from Bulgaria, attended the Zero Project conference in Vienna with Lumos at the end of February 2015.

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Vendy, Virca and Niky Reflect on the Zero Conference in Vienna


Verca, Vendy and Nicky are three young self-advocates from Czech Republic who presented with Lumos at the Zero Conference in Vienna in February.

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J.K. Rowling in conversation with Eddie Redmayne at Carnegie Hall


"What's happening across the developed world is, disaster hits and families are immediately pulled apart. We'll take those children from you - now imagine that, ...

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Vendy & Verca at UNESCO Youth Forum 2015


Foster sisters Vendy and Verca attended the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum in October 2015. Watch here as they discuss inclusion and how they feel about ...

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Veliko at UNESCO Youth Forum 2015


In October 2015, a delegation of six Lumos-supported self-advocates journeyed to the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum in Paris to raise their voices for children in ...

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