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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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
The Children's Society has joined up with Alex Chalk, MP for Cheltenham, and YoungMinds, to look at the impact that social media bullying has on children and young people's mental health. They are looking into what steps social media companies are taking or could take to prevent and tackle this behaviour, but it's essential that young people give their views too, which is why they are asking for your help.
Greater Manchester’s LGBT Foundation is hosting a community event in Sackville Gardens to commemorate International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) on Tuesday 17 May from 5.45 – 7pm.
This is an opportunity for the people across the city region to come together to support the LGBT community and to remember those who have been the victims of hate crime.
The Koestler Trust is delighted to announce the launch of their very first regional mentoring hub. Since 2007, The Koestler Trust’s arts mentoring scheme has been supporting people leaving prison to use the arts to transform their lives. Having gone from strength to strength, the scheme is now looking to have a more dedicated regional presence across the UK, starting in the North West of England.
Manchester City Council have released their Domestic Violence and Abuse Strategy 2016–20.
The Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner are currently delivering a programme, funded by the Home Office Police Innovation Fund, known as ACCORD. This is a whole-system approach to sex offender management through an accurate assessment of risk and delivery of: partnership working; innovation in technology and practices; increased efficiency; public engagement and; re-designing interventions.
People across Greater Manchester are being invited to help shape the region’s strategy for the next 20 years.
Greater Manchester’s ambition is to create a self-reliant, prosperous city-region. One which is safe, strong and secure. The Police and Crime Plan is about cutting crime and antisocial behaviour, protecting vulnerable people and maintaining public safety, whilst putting the needs of victims at the heart.
We have extended the deadline to complete our State of the Sector survey to 18 December 2016.
We would like to encourage your organisation to complete our important survey as we want to know how the government cuts and economic recession have affected our sector. We need to know how many groups have lost funding, how many have had to reduce services and how many have had to close or are facing closure. But also how we continue to work together providing valuable services and support to the people of Manchester.
Are you passionate about eliminating the stigma associated with being involved in the Criminal Justice System and experienced by offenders’ families, offenders and their children? Can you see that by reducing such stigma and working alongside partner agencies and those with lived experience, outcomes for families and the communities they live in can be improved? If so, Could you be a POPS’ Trustee?