Hate Crime Seminar 20 April

Hate Crime 20 April

Organised by Croydon’s Safer Neighbourhood Board and Faiths Together in Croydon, and funded by the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime.

The event will cover:

– action being taken by the police and the Safer Croydon Partnership on hate crime

– issues relating to the reporting of Hate Crime

– protection against hate crime and its consequences

– a question time with the Borough Commander and representatives of the Safer Croydon Partnership

At the end of the event, participants will be encouraged to contribute key action points to be monitored by Croydon’s Safer Neighbourhood Board.

Please e-mail ilona.kytomaa@croydon.gov.uk to book places at this event and to discuss any questions you may have on this event. Refreshments will be available.  

 Social Media Hate/Trollism

Let’s hope that one of the issues that will be discussed is the hate/trollism on social media. See:

http://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/croydons-appetite-self-destruction

http://thecroydoncitizen.com/politics-society/how-to-spot-a-troll

Racism in Croydon

See also my discussion postings at:

http://historyandsocialaction.blogspot.co.uk/2014/07/is-racism-off-croydon-agenda.html

http://historyandsocialaction.blogspot.co.uk/2014/10/how-far-have-we-come-slavery-civil.html

Link with Equalities

Hate crimes also link with equalities issues. See my submission to the 2014 Council consultation on Equalitiesin which I argue that the continuing importance of the issues raised by the Macpherson report.

Equalities consultation – Creighton

 

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About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly, and am a member of the latter's Environment Forum. I am a member of the 5 Norbury Residents Associations Joint Planning Committee, and a Governor of Norbury Manor Primary School. I write for Croydon Citizen at http://thecroydoncitizen.com. I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and advise the North East People's History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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