Event Reflections


International Question Time: Combating Hate Crime and Xenophobia through Restorative Justice: Reflections

International Question Time: Combating Hate Crime and Xenophobia through Restorative Justice: Reflections

Author: Gabriel Sanders, 99% Campaign team member and IARS Communications and Policy Intern On the evening of 13 April 2015, at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, some of the most accredited and acutely aware minds of United Kingdom academia gathered to discuss restorative justice and hate crimes, the issues closest […]

Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Warm Hearts vs. Cold Blood

Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Warm Hearts vs. Cold Blood

Author: Gabriel Sanders, 99% Campaign team member and IARS Communications and Policy Intern Jet-lagged, hungry, and bedraggled, my first encounter with the London Metropolitan Police began when I sat down with several student companions at a Cromwell road restaurant for lunch. The officer had been standing at the bar with his partner, intermittently eyeing our […]

”Power Up”: Empowering disabled young people.

”Power Up”: Empowering disabled young people.

How do we successfully reach out to disabled young people? How do we create opportunities for disabled youth to participate in decisions about their own care and services that they should have access to? And how do we address different needs and/or communication impairments and make sure these are being included in participation activities? On the 28th October, Coretta […]