Day of the Girl 2020- My Voice, Our Equal Future

October 9th, 2020

Our VAWG Lead, Jess, talks through how we marked The Day of The Girl 2020. We count ourselves lucky at Redthread that every day we get to walk alongside incredible young women who bravely choose to share their story with us. Every single young woman that we meet changes the world daily for herself and […]

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Living through a lockdown: coalition of charities share insights and warnings from young people at risk of youth violence.

September 28th, 2020

Young people at risk of serious youth violence urgently need to be prioritised in planning for future lockdowns and in the long term COVID-19 recovery plan, three UK-wide violence prevention charities have said. StreetDoctors, Redthread and MAC-UK surveyed young people who use their services to find out how lockdown affected their lives and their communities, […]

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Redthread’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Statement

July 29th, 2020

Redthread’s CEO, John Poyton, reflects on what we’ve learned and how we move forward in tackling racial inequality. Redthread believes that Black Lives Matter. I believe that Black Lives Matter. At Redthread, we have long been aware of the systemic inequalities that blight our society. Our everyday work brings us face-to-face with health inequalities caused […]

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No Young Person is an Island: Why Youth Violence isn’t a One Sector Issue

July 28th, 2020

Redthread’s CEO, John Poyton, and Communications and Policy Manager, Eleanor Riley, share their reflections on the ‘teachable moment’ and the importance of collaboration in light of the recent Youth Violence Commission Report At Redthread, our work revolves around the idea of a ‘teachable moment’ – one that happens in the immediate aftermath of a violence-related […]

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