Discussing Knife Crime at the Young People Insight Forum

When we met in Project B on March 15th for the third Young People Insight forum, careers was meant to be the point of discussion.  However, after learning about the fatal stabbing of 20-year-old Mujaahid Wilson in Thornton Heath on the previous night, I decided to change the subject of discussion from careers to knife crime. … Continue reading Discussing Knife Crime at the Young People Insight Forum

The Life He Chose Review

Consequences.  Unfortunately, this is a word not taken into consideration by too many young people when making decisions or taking action.  Not considering the consequences of having sex without contraception.  Not considering the consequences of bullying an individual.  Not considering the consequences of taking someone's life with a knife. Consequences of bad decisions are at the … Continue reading The Life He Chose Review

We need to step up and make changes to stop the cycle

I recently finished reading HOOD RAT: Britain's Lost Generation by Gavin Knight, which allowed me to get into the minds and actions of some young individuals mixed up in drugs and gang culture. Just like John Heale's One Blood, this book was a learning curve that gave me an even deeper perspective of young people … Continue reading We need to step up and make changes to stop the cycle