It scares me that in 2017 1) we are still locking up so many children in the UK, 2) that young black people are still being so unfairly treated by the Criminal Justice System at almost every level. and finally, 3) not enough people seem to be outraged by this.
*** This touches on a few difficult subjects so am giving it a ‘warning before reading’ statement. I’ve been struggling lately, there is so much I want to talk about and so much I want […]
This summer makes 15 years of working with children, young people and community members. Many of my conversations recently have been with younger youth workers/practitioners or those ready to begin a career in the youth […]
There are not enough words to express the heartbreak we all felt this week. My thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of those who lost loved ones and to the survivors who […]
Working in the serious youth violence sector is hard fucking work. Most of my week I spend looking into space thinking why do we even put ourselves through this. We do more than the authorities […]
I was recently asked to answer some questions around how I started up Project 507, the questions were a little difficult for me to answer due to the rather backwards way the company started. Rather […]
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