At Breakthrough, every person who has left prison or is at risk of going to prison has a pathway to re-create their lives. By selecting and training exceptional prison leavers and people at risk of entering prison, Breakthrough embeds a diverse pool of talent in the UK’s workforce, bringing lasting positive change to both business and society, and changing attitudes towards prison leavers and people at risk of entering prison.
Glasshouse leverages theatre for social change within the Criminal Justice System. By uniting diverse communities, they use the power of creativity to conduct impactful workshops, produce thought-provoking theatre, and foster dialogue to reshape perceptions of prison and those affected. They encourage active participation in criminal justice reform by holistically engaging all impacted individuals, spanning education, the prison system and the private sector.
Dr Anthony Drummond is a senior lecturer whose work explores gypsies and travellers’ experiences of crime and justice since the 1960s. Anthony acts as a critical friend to the Leeds CPS Hate Crime Scrutiny Panel and is currently researching the experience of gay men during The Troubles in Northern Ireland.
AVZ campaigns to end road danger and traffic harm. They lobby for road safety programmes to be based on road danger reduction and thus concerned about the intimidation, emissions and carbon consumption of excessive and inappropriate use of motor vehicles, in addition to road casualties.
Their Roads Policing campaign calls for better use of the limited resources with a focus on tackling offences which pose harm to others, especially those walking and cycling. They monitor the justice system’s response to motoring offences and try to identify what good practice looks like.
Att10tive brings communities together and runs social justice campaigns. They oversee community scrutiny panels and deliver workshops on a range of topics.
Growing Futures UK was founded in 2013 by Desmond Brown to work with disadvantaged communities in Bristol, the South West and beyond. In 2016 Growing Futures UK became a C.I.C. with Beaula McCalla coming on board as a director. So from the directors to mentors its staff are trained and DBS checked along side yearly training in safeguarding. Its board, trustees and staff are committed to providing bespoke and tailored programmes, resources and educational opportunities for our communities. Growing Futures UK works with schools, learning providers and community groups.
Cranstoun believes in empowering people and empowering change. It is a social justice and harm reduction charity. Cranstoun works across the areas of substance use, criminal justice, domestic abuse, housing and young people. Its criminal justice work is evidence-informed and supported by its expertise in substance use and domestic abuse and the benefits of a trauma-informed response. Cranstoun believes in creating whole system change, providing the right intervention at the right time and reaching people where they are at.
Innovation Unit works to provide systems change for the public sector; growing and scaling the boldest and best innovations that deliver long-term impact for people, address persistent inequalities, and transform the systems that surround them. Innovation Unit’s innovation and impact formula combines decades of practical experience with recent research, to help partners design new solutions, implement them successfully and take them to scale for greater impact.
Recre8now combines psychology and performance to deliver creative drama workshops and programmes for young people (aged 10-25 years) who have offended, and those who are at risk of offending. The programmes offered by Recre8now are unique forms of rehabilitation work in which participants’ perspectives are proactively challenged, helping individuals to reintegrate into society.
The Centre for Criminology was established in 2001 and comprises a team of active researchers and research students with specialisms in homicide and violence, policing, youth justice and youth policy, probation and prisons, rehabilitation and resettlement, prisoners’ children and families, substance misuse, green, global and transnational criminology, crime prevention, animal abuse, informal justice and alternatives to prosecution and imprisonment.
Transform Justice is a national charity working for a fair, humane, open and effective justice system. It promotes change by generating research and evidence to show how the system works and how it could be improved, and by persuading the public to support those changes and practitioners and politicians to make them.
(Formerly trading as Thames Valley Partnership) Hope After Harm provides a range of innovative and non-judgemental support services for those impacted by the Criminal Justice System. This includes support for those who have been victims of crime, families affected by criminality, resettlement support for offenders on their release, mentoring and early interventions for young people as well as restorative justice services.
Revolving Doors is a charity working across England to change systems, improve services for people with multiple problems who are in contact with the criminal justice system, and end the revolving door of crime.
Redthread works with young people who are navigating the vulnerable transition of adolescence.
The Centre for Justice Innovation seeks to build a justice system which every citizen believes is fair and effective. It provides hands on support to practitioners in the justice system to help them develop and share innovative and effective practice; conducts research into how things work right now and how they could work better; and promotes evidence-based, innovative justice policy reforms.
Advance works with women who experience domestic abuse and women who have committed crime or are at risk of offending in London.
Anawim is a Women’s Centre based in Birmingham that provides holistic, trauma-informed support to women.
Catch22 designs and delivers public services that build resilience and aspiration in people and communities.
Abandofbrothers works with young men involved in the criminal justice system, providing them with the support they need to make the transition to an adulthood free of crime, and filled with a sense of belonging, connection and purpose.