Redthread Nottingham and Black History Month 2020

October 13th, 2020

     For Black History Month 2020, we are celebrating past and present individuals, organisations and initiatives from the regions that Redthread operates in: London, Birmingham and Nottingham. To kick this off, our Youth Violence Intervention team in Nottingham remember historical figures from the city’s past and spotlight exciting events, conversations and movements happening in […]

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World Mental Health Day 2020

October 10th, 2020

This World Mental Health Day, we are spotlighting recommendations from Redthread Youth Ambassadors, staff and the young people we work with about how we can better look after our mental health and support young people. Redthread Youth Ambassadors share their top health tips: We asked our Youth Ambassadors how they have been looking after their […]

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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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Upskilling young Londoners: The Social Switch Project secures funding from London’s Violence Reduction Unit

August 4th, 2020

The Social Switch Project has received ÂŁ200,000 in funding from London’s Violence Reduction Unit (VRU), set up by the Mayor of London, to deliver the next phase of its mission to divert young people at risk of exposure to violence towards sustainable digital careers. The pilot project, backed by Google.org, and delivered by social business Catch22 […]

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