latest news & announcements

Book published on Restorative Justice

Press Release: 30 September 2008

Dr. Theo Gavrielides has had his book "Restorative justice theory and practice: Addressing the discrepancy", HEUNI: Finland. published. For futher information on this publication is available here .Read more

Addressing Gangs and Weapons Use in London - Young People Speak Out Embargo date: 21 July 2008

Press Release: 7 July 2008

Given the recent tragic events in London a 2 year research project led by young people launches its findings on how to address gangs and the use of weapons in the capital.

On Monday 21st July, The Building Bridges Project (BBP), based at Race on the Agenda (ROTA), launches its evidence-based report and screens its DVD at a youth-led conference endorsed by leading political figures and Criminal Justice organisations.

Team leader, Carlene Firmin 24, who herself has been affected by gang violence says that:Read more

Awards pile up for former ROTA policy officer

Press Release: February 2011

Carlene Firmin has prioritised young people for years.

At 27, she is now the youngest black woman to receive an MBE. She has also been listed as one of Britain's top 35 most powerful women under 35 by GLAMOUR Magazine.Read more

Latest news

ROTA's policy work is evidence based in the sense that everything we do is informed by the views and real life experiences of BAME communities and the organisations that are set up to serve them. We collect this evidence through:Read more

Launch of the Transformative Justice Project

TJP event
March 2009

On March 11th 2009, ROTA launched its Transformative Justice Project with an evening reception at the Equalities and Human Rights Commission.

The event had a focus on the 10 year anniversary of the Macpherson Inquiry, with high profile speakers sharing their positions on areas ranging from the value of restorative justice, hate crime in schools to the changing face of institutionalised racism. This will go on to inform the work of ROTA's 4 year Transformative Justice Project

Click HERE to listen to speeches from the event.Read more

Pages