Fresh Youth Perspectives was established in 2018 when a group of mums of Black and minority ethnic children living in Brighton got together to start a discussion between parents and carers, their children and local services about the wellbeing of young people. Fresh Youth Perspectives believes that by encouraging parental involvement and educating services about the needs of excluded young people, we can make a positive change to young people’s lives.
Race on the Agenda (ROTA) is a social policy research organisation that focuses on issues impacting on Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. Its policy priorities are mental health, education and criminal justice. Working with communities impacted by systemic racism, ROTA helps create the policies and practices to tackle inequality.
Wipers Youth CIC is a social enterprise providing specialist provision for young people involved with the youth justice system. It offers three main services: one-to-one support and supervision; group work programmes; and specialist mentoring.
On a mission to address discrimination within the criminal justice system and create equity within society, UNJUST specialises in challenging policing practices and policies that disproportionately impact Black, Asian and ethnic minority communities. UNJUST undertakes research, provides services and operates a legal referral service for those in need of advice or representation.
The Traveller Movement is a national community charity promoting inclusion and community engagement with Gypsies, Roma and Travellers. The Traveller Movement seeks to empower and support Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities to advocate for the full implementation of their human rights.
VOYAGE is a social justice charity that aims to empower marginalised black young people and provide them with the self-awareness and motivation to transform themselves and their communities.
The Zahid Mubarek Trust (ZMT) was set up by the family of Zahid Mubarek, who was murdered by his cellmate in a racially motivated attack. The work of the ZMT includes evidence-based advocacy and grassroots support to people in prison and their families, with a focus on equality, fairness and human rights.
The 4Front Project is a member-led youth organisation empowering young people and communities to fight for justice, peace and freedom. It supports members with experiences of violence and the criminal justice system to create change; in their own lives, communities and society.
Race Equality First is the recognised lead body in South Wales for tackling discrimination and hate crime and promoting the message that race equality is a human right.
Project 507 is a social enterprise that develops evidence-based solutions to address violence within the criminal justice system and community.
*The Muslim Women’s Network UK is an associate member of the CJA.
The Muslim Women’s Network UK works to improve social justice and equality for Muslim women and girls.
Action for Race Equality’s mission is to end racial inequality. Its work champions fairness, challenges discrimination and pioneers innovative solutions to empower young people through education, employment and enterprise.
Another Night of Sisterhood is a grassroots community organisation in Croydon. It offers a wide range of services to support families, children and young people within the local community.
Leaders Unlocked enables young people and underrepresented groups to have a stronger voice on the issues that affect their lives. In education, policing, health, justice and elsewhere, Leaders Unlocked helps organisations to involve the people who matter and shape decision-making for the better.
The Muslim Women in Prison Project from Khidmat Centres is grassroots research and resettlement programme for Muslim women in custody and after they are released. The project also serves as a voice for marginalised minority female groups in the criminal justice system.
ISCRE runs culturally-informed interventions to support individuals and organisations in the statutory, private and voluntary sectors, to understand the extent and nature of inequality experienced by individuals and groups in fields such as the criminal justice system, housing, employment, education, health and social care.
Hibiscus Initiatives is a leading organisation supporting foreign nationals and black, minority ethnic and refugee women involved in the criminal justice system in the UK.