Q&A About 17-24-30 No To Hate Crime Campaign


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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 #NHCAW 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 Tri-fold Leaflet 2016

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NHCAW Google Map 2017

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Welcome to the National Hate Crime Awareness Week #NHCAW Google Map 2017.

This map covers hate crime awareness events organised between the 1st April 2017 to the 31st March 2018, with the main focus on National Hate Crime Awareness Week #NHCAW which takes place between the 14th to 21st October 2017.

This year we have set up a new website www.nationalhcaw.uk to promote the week.

We encourage you to register your events here.

NHCAW 2017 - Register Here

Once received – we copy and paste the information you supply, and add a marker to the map. In some situations – it’s not appropriate to place a marker on the map – but we still want you to register events taking place – just provide the date, name of the event and the region so we can include it in the events listing below.

National Hate Crime Awareness #NHCAW Google Map 2017


  • Blue = Hate Crime Awareness Event
  • Black = Article about National Hate Crime Awareness Week
  • Green = Positive Hate Crime FOI response (they have policy)
  • Amber = Hate Crime FOI response (they are doing some work)
  • Red = Negative Hate Crime FOI response (they have no policy)

National Hate Crime Freedom of Information Research Project 2017

Last year we ran a pilot freedom of information request in London, approaching 33 London Boroughs including the City of London eight questions about what they are doing about hate crime.

This year we are expanding this research – and will be adding markers to the map to indicate the responses of local authorities (police and councils) around the UK.

National Hate Crime Awareness Week #NHCAW Listings 2017

Where possible we intend to list as many events featured on the Google Map above in the events listing below.

17-24-30 No To Hate Crime Awareness Week events;

  • 17th April – Brixton Remembers 17-24-30 Outreach event.
  • 24th April – Brick Lane Remembers 17-24-30 Outreach event.
  • 30th April – Soho Remembers 17-24-30 Annual gathering.
  • 15th October – #NHCAW Service at St Paul’s Cathedral (more info here)
  • 22nd October – 17-24-30 Annual Fundraiser at the Two Brewers

Stop Hate UK events;

  • Stop Hate UK events will be added here in due course.

Find out more about Stop Hate UK events here.

National #No2H8 Crime Awards

We are very proud to be one of several partner organisations involved in the #NO2H8 Crime Awards.

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  • 26th August – Nominations close.
  • 10th October – National Awards Event

Find out more about the #No2H8 Crime National Awards here.

East of England Events

  • register events here

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Safer Futures Communities Bulletin

Safer Communities Bulletin

Here is the June edition of the Safer Future Communities newsletter with updates and news of work, and relevant information over the last month in the Criminal Justice world.

Over the last month, the 4 main VCSE sub-groups of the network; Reducing Reoffending; Victims Alliance Services, Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG), and Gangs & Serious Youth Violence, have each held meetings focusing on the Police and Crime priorities in their respective areas of interests.

The Deputy Mayor, Sophie Linden, had a consultation engagement meeting with the Gangs & Serious Youth Violence sub-group on the Mayor’s Knife Crime Strategy.

It is essential that the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise sector is actively involved in driving the pan-London criminal justice agenda, and be engaged in MOPAC’s work on the Police and Crime Plan over the next 4 years. If your organisation falls into any of these groups, but have not been involved in them, please contact Ade Fashade at LVSC to find out more.

LVSC have also had positive meetings with the MOPAC Hate Crime Online Hub, who are keen to work closely with the sector to ensure wider reach for the service, the Pan-London Restorative Justice network, and the MOPAC Evidence & Insight Team, to keep abreast of crime trends in London to help identify gaps in service provision in the community.

Read more here

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Stonewall asks – have you experienced hate crime?

Stonewall Hate Crime

Have you experienced a hate crime or hate incident because of your actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity?

Experiencing a hate crime or hate incident can have terrible effects on the individual and their loved ones. No one should have to suffer verbal or physical threats and violence simply for who they are.

Share your story and help Stonewall shape their work.

Read More – on the Stonewall website.

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Pride in London release findings from LGBT Hate Crime Survey

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New research exploring hate crimes in the UK show nearly half of LGBT+ Londoners claim to have been a victim of hate crime. Pride in London, which commissioned the research, launched a hate-crime awareness campaign today and revealed it was behind the anonymous ‘hate’ posters and taxi adverts that have been spotted across London since Monday. 

Other findings comparing the experiences of LGBT+ Londoners and UK adults show:

  • 68% of LGBT+ Londoners worry that they could be a victim of hate crime
  • 42% of LGBT+ Londoners have been a victim of hate crime in the last 12 months
  • 18% of UK adults believe that they have been a victim of hate crime
  • Only a third of UK adults that have experienced a hate crime reported it to the police and amongst LGBT+ Londoners this falls to around a fifth (21%)

Pride in London’s hate crime campaign, supported by the Metropolitan Police Service and the LGBT+ anti-violence charity Galop, also uses crime statistics and social media data powered by Brandwatch social intelligence to feature real life incidents for hate crime on more than 80 posters throughout the city; supplied by Jack Agency, the ECN digital network, and across the VeriFone Media Digital Taxi Top network displaying 50 different geo located messages.

Read more on the Pride in London website here.

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NHCAW Fundraising Campaign 2017

NHCAW Fundraising Campaign 2017

Donate here: https://www.sponsorme.co.uk/markhealey/nhcaw2017.aspx

We are aiming to raise £5,000 for the 17-24-30 No To Hate Crime Campaign over the next few months as we work towards National Hate Crime Awareness Week #NHCAW 2017

The money raised will help fund our on-going anti-hate crime work;

  • Organising the April Acts of Remembrance #AAR
  • Organising National Hate Crime Awareness Week #NHCAW
  • #NHCAW HOPE Campaign


17-24-30 was founded in March 2009 to mark the 10th anniversary of the London Nail Bomb attacks on Brixton, Brick Lane and Soho which killed three people and injured many more.

In the same year, the organisation organised the first London Vigil against Hate Crime for Ian Baynham – after he died following a homophobic attack in Trafalgar Square.

In 2010, 17-24-30 registered as a small charity with HMRC ref XT30898.

The London Vigils took place between 2009 to 2012, and then evolved into National Hate Crime Awareness Week #NHCAW

The #NHCAW week takes place between the second and third Saturday in October each year, it aims to raise public awareness of hate crime, remembering those lost and those who need our on-going support.

National Service of Hope and Remembrance for those affected by Hate Crime

Will take place on Sunday 15th October at St Paul’s Cathedral – free tickets are available via Eventbrite here.

During the service we will remember those killed and injured during the attacks on Westminster Bridge, Manchester Arena, London Bridge and the Finsbury Park Mosque.

Each year, a National Candle of Hope and Remembrance is lit by friends and relatives in memory of someone they have lost, the candle then remains within St Paul’s Cathedral for the duration of the week. Previously the candle has been lit for those killed in the Admiral Nail Bomb attack (Andrea Dykes, Nik Moore and John Light), Ian Baynham, Sophie Lancaster, Mohammed Saleem, the 49 people killed in the pulse Nightclub shootings and 20 disabled people murdered in their beds in a Japanese care home.

#NHCAW HOPE Campaign

Our #NHCAW HOPE Campaign aims to;

  • Hate crime awareness
  • Operations responses to hate crime
  • Prevention of hate crime
  • Empower communities to tackle hate crime

We generally use the three hash tags; #WeStandTogether #NoPlaceForHate #SafePlaceForAll as they sum up the objectives of our work – to encourage people to come together, to state that hate crime is not acceptable in our communities, and that we want our communities to be safe places for everyone.


For more information please view our new website www.nationalhcaw.uk

Donate here: https://www.sponsorme.co.uk/markhealey/nhcaw2017.aspx

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Letters of Support #NHCAW 2017

Link Letters 2017

It is that time of the year when volunteers from the 17-24-30 No To Hate Crime Campaign start appealing for letters of support for National Hate Crime Awareness Week #NHCAW 2017.

The week takes place between the second to third Saturday in October each year, and aims to be a week of action to raise public awareness of hate crime, to remember those we have lost and those who need our on-going support.

We will be writing to;

  • Leaders of the Political Parties.
  • Local Authority Leaders – England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales
  • Members of the UK Parliament and House of Lords
  • London Assembly
  • Scottish Parliament
  • Welsh Assembly
  • Police and Crime Commissioners
  • Police Commanders
  • Faith Leaders

amongst others around the United Kingdom to encourage as many people as possible to contribute letters of support (along with a jpeg photograph of the writer) and help us promote this established national event.

Letters should be sent to info@17-24-30.org paper copies should be sent to;

  • 17-24-30 No To Hate Crime Campaign, C/O Studio 151, 15 Ingestre Place, London W1F 0JH.

Watch this space – letters of support 2017 will be added here in due course.

Letters of support from previous years 2012 to 2016 can be located via links on our new website www.nationalhcaw.uk on the National Service #NHCAW page here.

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Pride in London Hate Crime Survey

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Pride in London would like to understand your perceptions and experience of hate crime in London. They want to hear from all parts of the LGBT+ community and straight people too. They will use the results as part of our campaigning work to make the city we love a more tolerant, accepting and respectful place.

Pride in London would be grateful if you can take the time to complete the survey, which should take around ten minutes.

All responses are confidential.

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