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      Can we know better about today's youth crime and violence? in Shepherds Bush

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      September 17, 2019

      Tuesday   6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

      68 Wood Lane
      Shepherds Bush, Hammersmith and Fulham W12 7TA

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      Can we know better about today's youth crime and violence?

      Perspectives on the current narrative surrounding youth crime and violence.
      About this Event
      A talk event bringing a committed and compassionate team sharing their experiences, insights and expertise working on the issue of violence and youths. Followed by a discussion on current narratives and the often unreported existing reality of youths living in the capital. What can we learn from the direct experience and insight of those working on reporting youth and violence in the capital?

      Guest Speakers:

      Antonio Olmos, photojournalist, is a Mexican photojournalist, editorial and portrait photographer. , who will present The Landscape of Murder, photographs of the sites of murders within London's M25 orbital motorway in 2011 and 2012 speaking of loss, fear and psychological landscape.

      Dr. Roger Grimshaw, Research Director at the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, Roger has been responsible for a wide range of research studies on criminological and social welfare topics.

      Robin Friend, photographer, working on a project that explores the knife epidemic and unprecedented level of youth violence that is taking place across London. Robin is focusing on real life testimonies, bringing in analysis of causes for this issue as well as reporting on the positive stories from the work of many charities working on this issue.

      Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi, is an investigative reporter and editor working on a range of subjects including: immigration detention, migrants’ rights, mental health, access to legal aid, social housing and gender inequality. She co-edits Shine A Light, an award-winning investigative journalism & storytelling platform on and is writer-in-residence at Lacuna, a human rights magazine.

      Photo: Copyright Antonio Olmos

      Cost: 5.00

      Categories: Art Galleries & Exhibits | Politics & Activism

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