Credible messengers: what are they and why are they important?

An organisation can have an innovative and well-designed programme to tackle gang activity, but who they choose to deliver that work will determine how effective it is. From my time in New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and DC, I have seen that the most successful programmes have one common factor: credible messengers working on the ground […]

Understanding youth justice in the big apple

They say New York is a ‘city so nice, they named it twice’, but is that the reality facing vulnerable young people in the city? This week, I have had the opportunity to meet with members of the National Association of Black Prosecutors, I have watched cases go through the courts and met with senior […]