For my Feature Writing module in year 2, I was assigned to write a local feature on an event or news story in Manchester. I chose to report on a enterprise centre which was set up for ex-offenders, in order to give them a job and a second chance to get back on the right track in life. 1,746 more words
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Ticking just one box on a job application could have serious consequences, according to a lecture given during Kingston University’s Race & Ethnicity Matter Week. 415 more words
LACW provides pro-bono legal and social support services to women who are not otherwise eligible for legal aid. These women most often find themselves in the justice system as a result of violent domestic circumstances and severe disadvantage. Find out more.
In case you missed it, on 1st September I was interviewed in studio by Neil Mitchell on his morning 3AW Melbourne radio program. As the guest for the ‘complex issues’ weekly debate we talked about my Churchill Fellowship research focusing on the role of reformed offenders in reducing re-offending; my professional and lived experience that led me to pursue the research; and the need for prison to ‘do no more harm’ to people who will be released back into the community. 53 more words