IARS and London Probation Trust (LPT) launched new research on better outcomes for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) users of probation services at the Race in Probation Conference in central London yesterday.
IARS is delighted to announce the opening of nominations for our annual Research and Leadership Awards. The Awards are supported by Nominet Trust as part of IARS' 99% Campaign E Project, and the Big Lottery Fund.
We are pleased to announce a new part-time vacancy for a Campaigns Coordinator (£25,520). Deadline for applications: 11th July 2013, 12pm. Application by CV and cover letter only.
New research on better outcomes for Black and minority ethnic (BME) users of probation services will be presented by IARS and London Probation Trust at the Race in Probation Conference on the 5th of June at The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn in London.
IARS is pleased to announce that the 99% Campaign will be rolled out on a national scale with funding from the Nominet Trust.
The project, a youth-led research, campaign and digital participation programme, will run for two years, starting from July 2013, and will see hundreds of young people using online training content to gain skills in research and campaigning, presenting their own experiences and those of further thousands of their peers to key public figures via a combination of media. They will address the challenges posed by three interlinked areas of concern:
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In February 2013, the Ministry of Justice called for responses to the ‘Transforming Youth Custody: Putting Education at the Heart of Detention’ consultation. The Ministerial foreword states that the current youth custody system is “failing to turn these young people’s lives around, and we need to do things differently”.
On the 5th June in central London, the leading international think-tank, IARS, and London Probation Trust will be launching new research on how probation services can be improved for black and minority ethnic offenders and victims.