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Community Support Report for 10 Mancunian Boys Found Guilty by Association

In June 2022 we asked you to offer your skills, expertise and care to 10 boys facing prison sentences, to show that as a city, we wanted suspended sentences, and healing-centered approaches to youth violence. Over 500 of you contributed, and your commitments were incredible.

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Articles

The Guardian: Fury in Manchester as Black Teenagers Jailed as Result of Telegram Chat

As our advocacy support of ten boys in Manchester continues, Helen Pidd covers the case for the Guardian.

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Media

Surviving Society: E105 Roxy Legane: Racism & Police in Schools

Our Director Roxy Legane joined the podcast to discuss the work of Kids of Colour and the No Police in Schools campaign.

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Our Blog

Visit our blog to read young people's pieces on their experiences of 'race' and racism.

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Resistance Lab

Resistance Lab is coalition of organisations who seek to understand, expose, and educate others about how state violence affects marginalised communities. Read the first report on GMP's use of taser.

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Articles

Gal-dem: How this Manchester group is winning their fight to keep police out of schools

We spoke to Kimi Chaddah about the No Police in Schools campaign, and the journey so far.

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Surviving Society: E155 Roxy Legane: Prison sentences for text messages

Our Director Roxy Legane joined the podcast to discuss a recent advocacy case in Manchester, in which 10 young black boys were found guilty by association.

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Decriminalise the Classroom

In August 2020, we co-authored the report 'Decriminalise the Classroom', sharing community perspectives of police in Greater Manchester's schools.

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Our Statement on the Sentencing of 10 Boys Found Guilty by Association

Many of you will have followed the 2022 case we have raised awareness of, which saw 10 boys in Manchester found guilty on conspiracy charges, here's our statement on sentencing.

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Runnymede: Race and Racism in English Secondary Schools

Drawing on interviews with teachers from across Greater Manchester, 'Race and Racism in English Secondary Schools' calls for anti-racism to be placed at the centre of our education systems.

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Our YouTube

Visit our YouTube to hear young people explore their experiences of 'race' and racism.

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ITV Granada Reports: 'I want to be treated fairly': Students say Manchester school turns blind eye to racism

In 2021, we supported young people to speak out about experiences of racism at their school.

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Our Statement: Joint Enterprise and the ‘Gang’ Narrative

As Joint Enterprise cases continue across Greater Manchester, please read our statement on the problematic 'gang' narrative.

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Media

Manchester Libraries: Reading of "The Prince and the Frog

Staff member Mea reads the fantastic "The Prince and the Frog" by Olly Pike for Manchester Libraries, a lovely tale of a frog being released into his true self by true love's kiss.

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Campaign

Prison Sentences for Text Messages?

In 2022, we have been supporting young people in an unjust conspiracy case, which saw 10 young black boys found guilty, some for as little as text messages. Find out more.

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Report

Agenda: Girls at Risk of Exclusion

In 2021 some of our staff and young people contributed to Agenda's report, which shows black and minoritised girls were twice as likely to be excluded as their white counterparts.

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Articles

The Guardian: Manchester MP to Write to Minister over ‘Guilty by Association’ Verdicts

As our advocacy support of ten boys in Manchester continues, Helen Pidd covers the case for the Guardian.

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Our Values

As an organisation, our work is guided by our values. Read more about what they mean to us.

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Home Activity Book

During lockdown, we created a home activity book so households could explore 'race', identity and culture together.

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Campaign

End Strip Search

We are one of the many formal supporters of the 'End Strip Search' campaign, established following news about Child Q.

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Articles

Read and Resist: Being Black in a British School Today

One of our previous project officers Lisa wrote for 'Read and Resist!' on what it means to be Black in a British school today.

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Media

Manchester Libraries: Reading of "They She He easy as ABC"

Staff member Chloe shared a joyous and playful celebration of pronouns in Manchester Libraries special LGBT+ History Month story session, reading "They She He easy as ABC" by Maya Gonalez & Matthew SG.

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Campaign

No Police In Schools

Here you can find our more about our No Police in Schools campaign with Northern Police Monitoring Project (NPMP), including how to get involved and take action.

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