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Our Response to the Youth Select Committee Report – “Our Generation’s Epidemic: Knife Crime”

Our Co-ordinator, Seema Chandwani responds to the Youth Select Committee Report on Knife Crime: As public sector institutions go into bureaucracy over-drive believing we can solve Serious Youth Violence through increasing the quantity of reports written, there is one I urge those in positions of power to read, and it is this. The Youth Select […]

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Violence Reduction Unit to invest £4.7m to cut school exclusions

New funding to support teachers to keep children in schools Additional funding will go towards after-school provision to help keep young Londoners safe Working with London’s schools is a key part of the Mayor’s public health approach to tackling violence The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today announced London’s Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) is […]

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Mayor’s Young Londoners Fund

The Mayor has created the Young Londoners Fund to help London’s children and young adults make the most of our amazing city. The Mayor’s £45 million Young Londoners Fund is helping children and young people to fulfil their potential, particularly those at risk of getting caught up in crime. It is supporting a range of education, sport, […]