The Manchester Community Safety Partnership is currently looking at the issue of Youth Violence across the City and how it affects them. The Partnership has consulted with partners and agencies who work alongside and for young people but would like to obtain the views of young people themselves on this important issue. The survey asks about young people’s experiences of violence, their thoughts regarding the causes and their day to day activity.
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Further to the successful delivery of the Rethinking Radicalisation and Radical Dialogue programmes, Manchester has been working with communities to develop a new and exciting community resilience campaign and grant funding programme called RADEQUAL.
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Care from Clare is a peer support group, aimed at female survivors of sexual violence who are aged 16 or above. The group meets on Wednesday evenings from 7pm-9pm in the city centre.
Hate crimes are crimes that are motivated by hostility on the grounds of race (ethnicity, national origin) religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity. Hate crimes target an intrinsic part of the victim’s identity and research has shown that the psychological harm they can cause can be more severe than crimes not motivated by hate. Hate crimes also have an impact on communities that identify with the victim; this can leave many communities feeling alienated and living in fear.
In support of HM Government’s Prevent Strategy, the aim of this competition is to find innovative ways to prevent vulnerable people from becoming radicalised to support or carry out terrorism. This is part of HM Government’s Prevent Strategy.
The Home Office has allocated up to £1.5 million to fund innovation projects in this competition. All proposals must involve an organisation that leads the project.
Our State of the Sector Survey in 2013 found that there were 3,093 voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations in Manchester, with an estimated income of £477 million. The sector employed the equivalent of 12,400 full time staff and 94,300 volunteers gave 370,000 hours, with an estimated value of £332 million. Decision makers took note of the survey results, we know it increased their understanding of the sector. Some of the key facts (3093 organisations, 94,300 volunteers) are now widely quoted by colleagues in the Council, the NHS and other bodies such as Big Lottery Fund.
Greater Manchester Police (GMP) is asking people how they want to access police services. The consultation continues GMP’s commitment to continuing to develop the most effective service possible. It aims to find out how people prefer to contact police, and identify how the Force can adapt to changes in the ways that people contact them.
Manchester City Council are in the process of developing a new antisocial behaviour policy and procedure.
The City Council welcome your views regarding their approach to tackling antisocial behaviour and encourage you to contribute to the shaping of the policy and procedure by completing this short questionnaire.
Greater Manchester’s Mayor and Police and Crime Commissioner is calling on local people to give up their free time to support young and vulnerable people.
The region’s Appropriate Adult scheme provides support and guidance to young and vulnerable people who have been arrested and have no parent or guardian to call on.