Q&A About 17-24-30 NationalHCAW

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Q: What does “17-24-30” stand for?

A: 17-24-30 represents the combined dates of the London nail bomb attacks on Brixton, Brick Lane and Soho which took place on the 17th, 24th and 30th April 1999.

Q: When was 17-24-30 founded?

A: A Facebook group was set up in April 2009 to mark the 10th anniversary of the London Nail Bomb attacks. We registered as a small charity with HM Revenue and Customs in August 2011 (Ref XT30898)

Q: What does 17-24-30 do?

A: Our primary aim is to organise and facilitate the April Acts of Remembrance #AAR to mark the anniversaries of the attacks on Brixton, Brick Lane and Soho, and National Hate Crime Awareness Week #NationalHCAW in October.

We believe that it is important to actively remember the victims of hate crime, to show our support to those who have had their lives changed forever by acts of hate. We state that hate crime is no acceptable in our communities and that we will work together to tackle this problem.

17-24-30’s secondary aim is to spread a message of H.O.P.E. across the UK and beyond to encourage local authorities (including councils and police services), key partners and communities affected by hate crime to work together.

Q. What does H.O.P.E. stand for?

A: H.O.P.E. stands for

  • Hate crime awareness,
  • Operational response to hate crime,
  • Preventing hate crime and
  • Empowering communities to report hate crime and access victim support services.

Further Links

For more information about what we do download 17-24-30 Trifold Leaflet 2018 PDF

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Police and Crime Commissioners

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Each year we write to each of the Police and Crime Commissioners across the UK to seek their support for National Hate Crime Awareness Week.

Here is the letter we wrote to them this year;

Dear (insert name of Police and Crime Commissioner),

First, I am pleased to inform you that the charity 17-24-30 National Hate Crime Awareness Week is now registered as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation with the Charity Commission (Charity No 1184819).

My name is Mark Healey and I am writing to appeal for your support for the 8th National Hate Crime Awareness Week #NationalHCAW that is due to take place between the 12th to 19th October this year.

I have some questions and some suggestions how we can work together;

1, Is tackling hate crime included in the Police and Crime Commissioner’s current priorities?

  • Yes
  • No
  • If yes – can you let us know what you are doing to tackle hate crime in your areas?

We would love to share press releases about your work tackling hate crime through our social media channels.

2. Does the Police and Crime Commissioner allocate specific funding for tackling hate crime?

  • Yes
  • No
  • If yes – How much are you allocating this year?

Is it possible that you would consider allocating some funding to 17-24-30 National Hate Crime Awareness Week to enable us to continue organising the national week?

3. How many hate crime awareness events are taking place in your area?

We are encouraging everyone organising hate crime awareness events throughout the year (not just during the national week) to let us know so that we can place markers on the National Hate Crime Google Map that we have set up to show where events are taking place across the UK (URL link below).

The map aims to promote existing events and activities across the UK whilst also enabling us to see which areas are addressing hate crime and which areas are not.

4. Is the Police and Crime Commissioner planning to participate in National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2019?

  • Yes
  • No
  • If yes – can you tell us what the Police and Crime Commissioner is planning to do.

Where possible we want to publicise the good work you are doing.

5. Has the Police and Crime Commissioner participated in previous National Hate Crime Awareness weeks?

  • Yes
  • No
  • If yes – please can you tick the years that the Police and Crime Commissioner has recently taken part in the national week.
  • 2012  2013        2014        2015        2016        2017        2018      .

6. Has the Police and Crime Commissioner written any letters of support/public statements for the National week this year?

  • Yes
  • No
  • If yes – please could you send us a copy of those letters with a photo of the Police and Crime Commissioner so we can post them on our website.

Each year we publish letters of support from the Prime Minister, the Leader of the Opposition and others across the social and political spectrum backing National Hate Crime Awareness Week and stating that there is no place for hate in the UK. These are shared across social media, on our website and the Google Map.

  1. Is there anything that we can do for you?

I look forward to hearing from you.

All the best

Mark Healey

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Website and social media

We have a national website www.nationalhcaw.uk and will be using the following social media to promote the national week;

Hash Tags

We are asking everyone to use #NationalHCAW instead of #NHCAW this year, along with #WeStandTogether, #NoPlaceForHate in the UK and #SafePlaceForAll.

Facebook

Charity Facebook page; https://www.facebook.com/172430NationalHCAW/

National week page; https://www.facebook.com/NationalHCAW/

Instagram

Instagram profile: https://www.instagram.com/nationalhcaw/

Twitter

Twitter profile: https://twitter.com/NationalHCAW

YouTube

YouTube Chanel: https://www.youtube.com/user/172430notohatecrime

Google Maps

Google Map 2019: https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1f7QWt1pTvSlLlaqZV8Hw08yIUyk&hl=en&usp=sharing


We will post responses on our 17-24-30 Facebook page here.

  • Avon and Somerset
  • Bedfordshire
  • Cambridgeshire
  • Cheshire
  • Cleveland
  • Cumbria
  • Derbyshire
  • Devon Cornwall & Isles of Scilly
  • Dorest
  • Durham
  • Dyfed-Powys
  • Essex
  • Gloucestershire
  • Greater Manchester
  • Gwent
  • Hampshire
  • Hertfordshire
  • Humberside
  • Kent
  • Lancashire
  • Leciestershire
  • Lincolnshire
  • London
  • Merseyside
  • Norfolk
  • North Wales
  • North Yorkshire
  • Northern Ireland
  • Northumbira
  • Northamptonshire
  • Nottinghamshire
  • South Wales
  • South Yorkshire
  • Staffordshire
  • Suffolk
  • Surry
  • Sussex
  • Thames Valley
  • Warwickshire
  • West Mercia
  • West Midlands
  • West Yorkshire
  • Wiltshire

In this Facebook photo album you will find details of Police and Crime Commissioners websites and social media links.

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17-24-30 now registered with the Charity Commission

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17-24-30 National Hate Crime Awareness Week is now registered as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation with the Charity Commission, charity number 1184819.

The charity started life as a Facebook group in March 2009 with the objective of providing an online space for those affected by the three nail bomb attacks on Brixton, Brick Lane and Soho to stay in touch.

Following the 10th anniversaries of these attacks the organisation took on responsibility for organising the April Acts of Remembrance that take place on the 17th, 24th and 30th April each year. Hence the first part of our organisations name; 17-24-30.

In October 2009 we organised the first London Vigil against Hate Crime which saw over 10,000 people gather in Trafalgar Square London to say No to Hate Crime. We became known as the 17-24-30 No To Hate Crime Campaign.

We then registered as a small charity with HMRC Reference XT30898.

We organised the London vigils between 2009 to 2012. They then evolved into what we now know as National Hate Crime Awareness Week which takes place between the second to third Saturday in October across the UK each year. Hence the second part of our new name; National Hate Crime Awareness Week.

In January 2019 we adopted our new name; 17-24-30 National Hate Crime Awareness Week, otherwise referred to with the working names as 17-24-30, 17-24-30 NationalHCAW, or 17-24-30 No To Hate Crime Campaign.

We were finally registered with the charity commission on the 8th August 2019.

view our Charity Commission 1184819 profile here.

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Jersey taking part in National Hate Crime Awareness Week for the first time

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Jersey is the largest of the Channel Islands, between England and France. A self-governing dependency of the United Kingdom, with a mix of British and French cultures, it’s known for its beaches, cliffside walking trails, inland valleys and historic castles.

It is also the first of the Channel Islands to declare that it is taking part in National Hate Crime Awareness Week this year. We just added a marker to the NationalHCAW Google Map 2019. Click here to view the map on the national NationalHCAW website.

Reported in the Jersey Evening Post, the first campaign began on the 10th June, FLYERS are due to be distributed Islandwide and adverts screened on TV from today as the States police launches its first ever hate-crime awareness campaign.

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The force are hoping to encourage more victims of abuse to come forward. Last year 37 reports were made – 26 relating to abuse concerning race or religion – but figures suggest that this is just a fraction of the problem.

Acting Inspector Manny De Freitas, the States police lead on the campaign, said: ‘In launching this campaign, we want to encourage victims in Jersey to come forward to report incidents of hate crime. Only by reporting it, and perpetrators being brought to justice, can we stop it from occurring.’

A dedicated section of the States police website was also due to go live today and certain police vehicles are to be branded with the campaign’s artwork, which includes the slogan: ‘Hate doesn’t belong here’. Adverts are also due to appear in parish magazines.

Charity Prison!Me!NoWay!!!, which educates children about the consequences of crime, is to hold a range of lessons in all secondary schools and at Highlands College on hate crime in June and October this year.

Hate crimes are offences that are aggravated by prejudice against a person’s gender, race, religion, sexuality of disability. Currently, prosecutors must prove that a crime, such as assault, breach of the peace or malicious damage, has been committed with hate as an aggravating factor.

Under a proposed new Hate Crime and Prejudice law, which is being drafted and is due to go out to consultation later this year, police powers are due to be ‘greatly enhanced’ which could result in more offenders appearing in court.

Jim Hopley, chairman of the Community Advisory Group, said: ‘The occurrence of hate crime in all its manifestations, including via social media, is something we should be aware of.

‘When suffered or witnessed we can, and should, do something about it in the certain knowledge that wherever possible action will be taken to stamp this insidious crime out.

‘This campaign, fully supported by the Community Advisory Group, invites us all to recognise hate crime and to play our part, working in partnership with the police to stand against it.’

A second part of the States police campaign is due to run in October to coincide with National Hate Crime Awareness Week.

For more information visit https://jersey.police.uk/be-safe/hate-crime/hate-crime-campaign-2019.

To report hate crime call 612612 or 999 in an emergency. The States police have also teamed up with Stop Hate UK who have a 24-hour helpline on 08001 381625. Their website is stophateuk.org.

https://jerseyeveningpost.com/news/2019/06/10/hate-crime-campaign-flyers-to-go-islandwide/

Are you organising an event for National Hate Crime Awareness Week? Check out our Planning your NationalHCAW page on our national website and make sure you register you event so we can publicise it through our News and social media and place a marker on our NationalHCAW Google Map 2019.

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New and updated NationalHCAW resources uploaded to website

17-24-30 NationalHCAW have added new and updated NationalHCAW resources to their national website for National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2019.

HOPE Campaign updated for 2019

HOPE Campaign 2019

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HOPE Flyer A6 leaflet 2019

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NationalHCAW 2019 Blank Posters

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NationalHCAW Leaflet 2019

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NationalHCAW 3 steps to register an event 2019

Check out the Planning your NationalHCAW page on the national website here.

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NationalHCAW UK website promotion

17-24-30 NationalHCAW have given our national website a complete overhaul to get it ready for National Hate Crime Awareness Week #NationalHCAW 2019.

The colour scheme for the website is orange this year, with an updated NationalHCAW logo and using the “No place for hate crime the UK” slogan.

We are encouraging everyone to use the #NationalHCAW hash tag this year.

This national website is organised into seven sections:

 1) Home page

Layout of this website. About 17-24-30. About National Hate Crime Awareness Week. About the NationalHCAW archive. Reporting Hate crime. About Rainbow Boroughs. About the April Acts of Remembrance. Contact us. 

2) News section

News feed from our 17-24-30 WordPress blog. Subscribe to our newsletter. Social Media links – Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. Hash Tags.

3) Plan your NationalHCAW

Step by step  guide to planning your National Hate Crime Awareness Week.

4) Report Hate Crime

What is hate crime? What is a hate crime incident? How to report hate crime. Police website, independent and specialist advice and support services.

5) NationalHCAW Archive

National Hate Crime Awareness Weeks 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and link to planning 2019. National Google Maps 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019. London Vigils Against Hate Crime  2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. 

6) Staff and Volunteers

17-24-30 NationalHCAW, Board of Trustees, members of staff, volunteers, other projects and join our team.

7) April Acts of Remembrance

About the April Acts of Remembrance, Remembering with Rainbows, Brixton, Brick Lane and Soho, archive section. 

We will be promoting the website across our social media profiles; Facebook, Instagram and Twitter – initially uploading images to Facebook Photo Albums on both our 17-24-30 and NationalHCAW Facebook pages.

You will need a Facebook account in order to view these photo albums.

 

We have created two sets of the images, orange for our NationalHCAW Facebook page, and red for our 17-24-30 Facebook page. Each image once clicked on provides a link to one of the seven sections on our website.

17-24-30 NationalHCAW hope that people and organisations supporting the national week across the UK will use their social media to like, love and share these images to help us promote the national website to their followers.

We hope this will help our campaign reach make millions of impressions this year as well as providing signposting to advice and support organisations around the UK.

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Letters of support 2019

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Every year we received letters of support for National Hate Crime Awareness Week #NationalHCAW 2019 from across the social and political spectrum.

We will be adding these letters of support below on this post and on this year’s National Google Map 2018 here as we received them.

Letters should be sent with a jpeg photo to info@nationalhcaw.uk


Political Leaders

Ministers

Members of Parliament

Members of the House of Lords

Mayor of London

 

London Borough Mayors

Mayor of Haringey

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“Haringey is an amazingly diverse borough and that is one of the things I, and our residents, love most about it. Hate crime has a real and lasting impact – no one should be targeted because of their religion, race, sexual orientation or identity, or disability. There is no place for this in London, the UK or the world. I am proud of all those standing up and saying no to hate – it is a job for every one of us.”

Mayor of Haringey :  Cllr Sheila Peacock

Mayor of Sutton Muhammad Sadiq

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I am delighted to join you for this Act of Hope and Remembrance at St Paul’s
Cathedral on the 13th October 2019.

I would like to offer mine and the London Borough of Sutton’s support by highlighting
National Hate Crime Awareness Week in Sutton.

We will be holding events across Sutton from 14th to 18th October 2019. Our aim is
to bring people together; to stand with those affected by Hate Crime; to remember
those we have lost and those who need our support in tackling a hugely damaging
problem currently threatening our society.

Councillor Muhammad Sadiq
Mayor of the London Borough of Sutton

Mayor of Waltham Forest

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As with my predecessors, I am pleased to add my support to National Hate Crime Awareness Week.

As Mayor of Waltham Forest, I am proud of our record of unity and cohesion in this most diverse of boroughs. We encourage people to share and celebrate their differences and so increase understanding and acceptance.

No one should live in fear because of who they are. It is up to us all to stand up against discrimination and hate. I therefore wish you every success with the week ahead and in the future.

Cllr Chris Robbins CBE, Mayor of Waltham Forest 2019-20

Police and Crime Commissioners

Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner Sue Mountstevens

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I welcome National Hate Crime Awareness Week as an opportunity to talk about hate crime, the impact it has on people’s lives and what we can all be doing to prevent it from happening in the first place. It also provides an opportunity to reach out to victims of this awful crime and let them know that they are not alone and, most importantly, there are people who can offer help and support.

I fully support the work being done to raise awareness of such a damaging crime. It is only by standing together, can we truly tackle hate crime. Our message is clear – perpetrators who affect communities with their hatred are not welcome and will not be tolerated.

Hate crime is motivated by prejudice towards any aspect of an individual’s identity such as a disability, sexuality, race or religion. Since January this year, 2,686 hate crimes have been reported in Avon and Somerset and the majority of these were racially motivated, while others were transphobic, homophobic, gender, faith and disability related.

We continue to live in a time of uncertainty where our country’s future in the European Union remains unclear. In these uncertain time, there has been a worrying increase in hate crime nationally including in Avon and Somerset. Let’s be clear, there are no excuses for this behaviour and as local communities we must stand together united against hate crime.

As communities, if we see this behaviour we must challenge it and report it. We must help give victims of hate crime the confidence to speak to the police or partner agencies about their experience. There are some fantastic organisations offering support to victims of hate crime and we need to ensure victims know where to go for support.

I believe we must take pride in the rich, multi-cultural and beautifully diverse communities we live in, taking every opportunity to learn more about other cultures, traditions and livelihoods. Celebrating inclusivity has been the focus of past hate crime awareness weeks in Avon and Somerset and teams have used #No2Hate to show that together we stand united against Hate Crime.

As individuals, I believe our differences should be celebrated; it’s our uniqueness that makes each and every one of us who we are. Being targeted because of your age, race, sexual orientation, religion or any other reason is unacceptable.

Sue Mountstevens

Avon and Somerset Police and Crime Commissioner

Cleveland Police and Crime Commissioner Barry Coppinger

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I am writing to show my support for National Hate Crime Awareness Week, which is
taking place between the 12th and 19th October.

Since coming into office in November 2012, tackling hate crime has been a key priority for me, as part of my work to improve services for victims and witnesses. Through my Your Force Your Voice community engagement programme I have been and spoken to residents from across the Cleveland area, including many diverse groups, and sadly the consistent theme from diverse communities is that hate crime remains a priority for them, and that intolerance is still evident within our local areas.

I have established a multi agency cross Cleveland Strategic Hate Crime and Incidents
Group, which I chair, and which is focused around five key areas:

  • Preventing hate crime and incidents
  • Responding to hate crime and incidents in our communities
  • Increasing the reporting of hate crime and incidents
  • Improving support for the victims of hate crime and incidents
  • Building our understanding of hate crime and incidents

I have also funded dedicated resources within the Police focusing on engaging with
diverse communities to break down barriers, build trust and encourage reporting, and also on hate crime investigation.

Tackling hate crime is a role for all organisations, not just those within the public sector. As such I work closely with the voluntary and community sector, and have provided funding for a number of initiatives, including:

  • Funding for Show Racism the Red Card educational workshops in primary and
    secondary schools across Cleveland, to raise awareness of hate crime and the
    impact that it has on victims.
  • Funding for Trans Aware to deliver transgender awareness sessions with young
    people involved in the National Citizen Service, focusing on mythbusting and
    education regarding transgender and non binary issues.
  • Support for a range of community cohesion events including Middlesbrough Pride, Middlesbrough Mela and Stockton EID Fusion

These are just a few of the initiatives I have supported, there are many more, as I am
passionate about tackling hate crime. I know it is a vastly under reported crime and I am working hard with the Police and our partners to put the message out to communities that we will not tolerate this unacceptable behaviour.

National Hate Crime Awareness Week is a brilliant mechanism for raising public
awareness of this important issue and an opportunity for us all to stand together against the minority of people who continue to target others within their communities based on their Race, Religion, Disability, Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity. We should all be free to be who we are without fear of prejudice and intolerance, and I am determined that we will continue to strive for this in Cleveland.

Barry Coppinger

Cleveland Police and Crime Commissioner

Derbyshire Police and Crime Commissioner Haydral Dhinsa

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Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner Jeff Cuthbert

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My office and I fully support his year’s National Hate Crime Awareness Week (HCAW) and its message that there is ‘No Place for Hate in the UK’.

The HCAW campaign is essential to raising awareness of hate crime, remembering those we have lost, supporting those who need our ongoing support and encouraging services to work with key partners & communities to tackle local hate crime issues.

As Police and Crime and Commissioner, I want Gwent to be a place where people can live, work and contribute to our communities without living in constant fear of experiencing hatred of any kind.

However, should someone become a victim of hate crime in Gwent, we have the mechanisms in place to support them. This could be via our specially trained Hate Crime Support officers or partners in Connect Gwent, our multi-agency victim’s hub.

If you would like more information on the support available, please visit www.bit.ly/GPHateCrime.

Jeff Cuthbert

Gwent Police and Crime Commissioner

Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner Rt Hon Jane Kennedy

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Hate crime is included within two priority areas that I have set up for Merseyside Police – to ‘Support Victims and Protect vulnerable People’, and to ‘Prevent Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour’. My staff work with a number of organisations operating across the Merseyside area to provide support services to victims of hate crime and also raise awareness of hate crime issues throughout the area, including within school settings. The services provided to victims include peer support and practical advice, focused upon the needs of the individual and the risk factors that are present within each unique case.
I have committed £105,000 per year in a 3 year commissioning strategy to provide hate crime support. The following organisations are commissioned through until April 2021:
• The Anthony Walker Foundation is a well-established charity, formed following the tragic death of Anthony Walker in a racially motivated attack. It provides a service for victims of race and/or religious motivated hate crime. The organisation has strong understanding of all aspects of hate crime, and acts as the coordinator for all the Hate Crime services commissioned by my office.
• Daisy UK is a national registered charity that is well known in Merseyside, with a base in Liverpool and good partnership links. It provides a service for the victims of disability related Hate Crime; and
• Citizens Advice Liverpool provides a service for the victims of LGBT related Hate Crime is a part of a network of charities operating nationally, with a strong footprint in Merseyside. They provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities, and have a strong understanding of Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Hate Crime issues.
In addition, I fund Stop Hate UK to provide services as a 3rd party reporting centre for those wishing to report hate crime, but who may not wish to enter the formal criminal justice process. SHUK provides independent, confidential and accessible reporting and support for victims, witnesses and third parties. SHUK has worked closely with me to raise awareness of hate crime, including marketing campaigns that I have supported.
I will also be working with Stop Hate UK supporting National Hate Crime Awareness Week in Merseyside this October.
Furthermore, after close collaboration with me, Liverpool FC, Everton FC and Tranmere Rovers FC are publishing articles about hate crime in their match day programmes to coincide with HCAW and it is hoped that the clubs will also distribute Stop Hate UK ‘Blow Time On Hate Crime’ beer mats to coincide with the articles in the match day programmes. My staff will be attending multi-agency events during NHCAW with our partners promoting SHUK and encouraging reporting of hate crime. Liverpool City Council are in the process of drawing together these events. During HCAW we will be undertaking a social media campaign promoting #NOPLACEFORHATE, #NO2HATE and Stop Hate UK.
Tackling Hate Crime is a hugely important issue. I believe that people should be able to live their lives in peace and safety irrespective of their gender, race, religion or sexual orientation. I have supported previous National Hate Crime Awareness Weeks, providing letters of support, promoting the event through my website and social media channels, attending multi-faith events highlighting how communities are working side by side to combat hate crime. I have also held a range of awareness events, including hate crime training days for professionals, seminars on equality and diversity, community roadshows and awareness events in schools across Merseyside. NHCAW has always historically been an excellent opportunity to promote the SHUK commissioned service, by dedicated leaflet drops, mailshots to partners and stalls at events across the region.
Through this dedicated and consistent approach, I am making every attempt to tackle hate crime and protect those at risk, ensuring that Merseyside is a safe place for all to live, work and visit.
Yours sincerely,
Rt Hon Jane Kennedy
Police and Crime Commissioner for Merseyside

Northern Ireland Assembly

National Assembly for Wales

 


Letters from previous years are available;

 

 

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April Acts of Remembrance #AAR 2019

Media Coverage

The 20th anniversary of the three London Nail Bomb attacks on Brixton, Brick Lane and Soho attracted a lot of media coverage this year.

We were contacted by a number of journalists;

Thanks to David Parke Head of PR for Pride in London and his team who helped draft and distribute a press release – this really helped us reach the LGBT media with articles appearing across social media; AttitudeBoyz MagazineGaydio,  Gay Star NewsGay TimesGay UK NewsQX Magazine amongst others.

Volunteers
17-24-30 has a small team of volunteers who have been working behind the scenes to organise these events including . William Fox Head of Internal Communications (Volunteer) Pride in London helped us recruit a team of people to assist us stewarding the Soho Act of Remembrance.

Local Authorities
We have liaised with local authorities across the three boroughs; Lambeth CouncilTower Hamlets Council and Westminster City Council. The Metropolitan Police Service. The London Fire Brigade and the London Ambulance Service.

Choirs
Three choirs volunteered to perform at the Soho Act of Remembrance; Diversity Choir, the London Gay Men’s Chorus and The Pink Singers.

Poems
Trudy Howson the LGBT Poet Laureate wrote a poem “17-24-30” to mark the 20th anniversary of the London Nail Bomb attacks and joined us at all three acts of remembrance to read the new poem. In Soho Terry Morely (Nik’s aunt) read a poem she had written on behalf of the family.

Survivors stories – After the Bomb
What happened when a nail bomb exploded in the Soho pub and what has happened since? Interviews with survivors Gary Fellows and Gary Aldridge.

Click here for After the Bomb

Click here for article on BBC Website

Newsnight

Twenty years on from the London nail bomb attacks, the programme hears testimonies from people who were there and from those who lost loved ones. Emily Maitlis is joined by a panel to look at whether enough has been done to counter the threat from far right extremism.

Click here for Newsnight 

NOTE: Programme is on iplayer until 11 pm 15th May.

The London Gay Men’s Chorus appeared on the One Show on the 29/04/2019, the night before the 20th anniversary of the Admiral Duncan nail bombing. Interviews with Andy Wapling (St John’s Ambulance). Carolyn Worlledge (Nik Moore’s sister) and Mark Healey (17-24-30 NationalHCAW). Piece starts at 23:10.

Click here for the ONE Show

NOTE: Programme is on iplayer for a limited time period.

Brixton Act of Remembrance

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Cheryl Lewis (Lambeth Disability Hate Crime Partnership), Cllr Donatus Anyanwu (Lambeth Council) and Louise Holden (Inclusion London) outside the Iceland Store, Brixton, holding the three lanterns representing the three communities attacked and the three people who died in the Soho bombing.

The gathering in Brixton was attended by approximately 15-20 people.

Brick Lane Act of Remembrance

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Mark Healey (founder of 17-24-30 NationalHCAW), Ansar Ahmed Ullah (Altab Ali Foundation), Embad Talukder (Survivor Brick Lane nail bombing), Terry Morely (Nik Moore’s aunt) and Mayor of Tower Hamlets Cllr John Biggs.

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The gathering in Brixton was attended by approximately 30-40 people, including the Borough Command Unit Commander Susan Williams, local councillors, Rev Alan Green (Tower Hamlets Interfaith Forum), members of the Tower Hamlets No Place For Hate Forum, representatives from the Altab Ali Foundation, Real and Victim Support.

Soho Act of Remembrance

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Mark Healey (founder of 17-24-30 NationalHCAW), Cressida Dick (Met Police Commander), Rev Simon Buckley (St Anne’s Church), Cllr Ian Adams (Westminster Council), Baroness Williams (Home Officer), Speaker Cllr Ayas Miah (Tower Hamlets Council), Sophie Linden (Deputy Mayor Policing and Crime), representatives from the Met Police, London Fire Brigade, London Ambulance Service and Mac (17-24-30 volunteer).

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This year the Soho Act of Remembrance was attended by 800-1000 people.

 

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