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Gypsy, Roma and Traveller children – child sexual exploitation resources from the Children’s Society

16 Aug 2017 - 10:29 by michelle.foster

As part of an initiative in West Yorkshire, The Children’s Society have been looking at how Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities can keep their young people safe from child sexual exploitation. The Children's Society

It explored the barriers to engagement through traditional agencies and support systems and examined what was needed to ensure that young people from these communities, their parents and carers were aware and informed.

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Preventing hate crime: funding for community projects

11 Aug 2017 - 11:17 by michelle.foster

Apply for funding for community projects that prevent hate crime. Hate crimes are crimes that are motivated by hostility on the grounds of race (including colour, nationality, ethnicity and national origin), religion, disability, sexual orientation and transgender identity. Providing funding for projects that prevent hate crime is one of the actions included in the UK government’s hate crime action plan. Home Office

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2017 Clinks State of the Sector survey report

25 Jul 2017 - 10:03 by helen.walker

Clinks is a national charity that supports, represents and campaigns for the voluntary sector working with offenders. They have published their 2017 State of the Sector report following a survey of voluntary sector organisations to collect information about how healthy the sector is, the role it is playing, and the wellbeing of service users.Clinks found that "During a year of political instability, voluntary organisations continue to support the most vulnerable people despite a shifting funding landscape and increasing and changing service user needs.

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Statement from the Faith Network for Manchester on the Mosque Arson attack on Sunday night, 16 July 2017

20 Jul 2017 - 15:02 by michelle.foster

“The executive and members of the Faith Network for Manchester (FN4M) express our horror at yet another Islamophobic attack. Yet another arson attack has been perpetrated against the Nasfat Mosque, which has gutted the building this time. This is an unacceptable act and we are united with people of all faiths and none in deploring all hate crimes. We stand in solidarity with our Muslim brothers and sisters, especially with those members and congregants of the Nasfat Manchester Islamic Centre.

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Manchester's RADEQUAL Campaign and Grant goes live

14 Jul 2017 - 11:04 by michelle.foster

Manchester's RADEQUAL Campaign and grant programme was launched in September 2016 to build community resilience and empower and enable voluntary and community sector organisations and communities to come together to challenge hate, prejudice and extremism. Radequal

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We Stand Together Community Cohesion Funding

10 Jul 2017 - 14:06 by michelle.foster

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A community fund has been created to support local communities affected by the attack at the Manchester Arena on 22nd May 2017. The fund will assist local groups and organisations to host events and manage initiatives to counter hate and emerging unrest, and should look to promote cohesion within communities. Greater Manchester High Sheriff's Police Trust

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Hate Crime Awareness grants – deadline 14 July 2017

14 Jun 2017 - 09:45 by michelle.foster

Hate crime has no place in Manchester. Everyone has the right to feel safe and we all have a responsibility to stand against hatred and discrimination. This has always been important and even more so following the Manchester attack. Manchester Community Safety Partnership has funding available to tackle hate crime. This funding has been running for several years and paid for some fantastic events and projects. This is the first year that Macc will be involved in the administration of the programme.

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Information and Helplines for Manchester Arena Incident

23 May 2017 - 13:42 by michelle.foster

We have pulled together a range of information collected so far about the additional support local charities & community organisations are offering in the aftermath of the events.
Scroll down to the foot of the page to view the updates.

 

Helplines and official contact information

 

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