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Less Equal Than Others: The Race for Justice Campaign

Press Release: 19 November 2008

On November 17th 2008, Race on the Agenda (ROTA), Clinks, NACRO, Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health and the National Body of Black Prisoner Support Groups released the Race for Justice report, 'Less Equal Than Others; Ethnic Minorities and the Criminal Justice System'.Read more

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