Taking Action Against Hate Crime in Post-Brexit Britain: Protecting Vulnerable Groups and Promoting a Culture of Tolerance and Inclusivity

Deborah Mitchell will be presenting the relevance of restorative processes at Taking Action Against Hate Crime in Post-Brexit Britain: Protecting Vulnerable Groups and Promoting a Culture of Tolerance and Inclusivity Deborah Mitchell was one of four founder members of RJ Working Community Interest Company in 2012. RJ Working is a not for profit social enterprise working with young people in and out of School to promote, develop and deliver restorative approaches in response to crime and conflict. These approaches also work to build community by strengthening relationships through safe and supported dialogue. Restorative approaches have a long history globally and in the UK, especially in Northern Ireland. RJ Working is an active member of the Restorative Justice Council and is proud to have earned the Restorative Service Quality Mark which is potentially available to Schools, and Community-based organisations as well as to those working in the Criminal Justice System. Before her involvement with RJ Working, Deborah was a Senior Probation Officer in London, Plymouth and Cornwall. She has studied at Oxford and the LSE and will be quoting from the work of academic Dr Mark Walters of Sussex University, author of 'Hate Crime and Restorative Justice, exploring causes, repairing harms' (OUP 2014) You can find out more information about this event by clicking the green banner above. The programme is also available to download as a PDF.

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