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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Who ate all the pies? Trent RAG takes on Pie Eating Contest to raise funds for young people in Nottingham

June 30th, 2020

Redthread’s Fundraising Officer, Anna McLoughlin, tells us how students at Nottingham Trent raised £1,500 for young people in Nottingham  Redthread has been lucky enough to partner with Nottingham Trent Student Union (NTSU) fundraising programme, RAG (Raising and Giving) this year. After submitting an application, Redthread was selected in a committee vote as one of NTSU’s […]

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Three Years Of Our Young Women’s Service- what we’ve learned

June 5th, 2020

Our VAWG Lead Jess Macdonald looks back on three years of supporting young women Today marks three years since we launched our Young Women’s Service in South London. In that time, we have doubled the size of our service and now cover three of the Major Trauma Centres in London as well as having a […]

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