Coalition launches report advocating for new approaches to address youth violence

Date: 26th April 2023

A new report by a coalition of campaigners and organisations has called for the powers of the metropolitan police to be rolled back and more funding allocated to youth services as alternative solutions to ending serious youth violence.

‘Holding Our Own: A guide to non-policing solutions to serious youth violence’ calls for a scaling back in police powers, asking for major investment in trauma-informed and racially-literate support for young people to prevent harm, build trusting relationships and support them with issues they face.

Read the report here.