Why do children and young people join gangs?
presents a half-day seminar
Children and Gangs
Wednesday 26 January 2011
2.00pm – 5.00pm, Central Hall Westminster
Modern gangs are now a feature of Britain’s most deprived cities and gang members are getting younger.
This half-day seminar will unveil exclusive findings from research with children and young people aged 10 to 14 and frontline professionals to reveal why they join gangs. Delegates will also learn how to develop key intervention strategies to help prevent future generations becoming gang members.
First 50 places receive a £30 discount
Book now at www.childrenandgangs.com to take advantage of our Early Bird special offer
Programme highlights include:
Qa Research presents the results of some pioneering qualitative research among 10 to 14-year-olds from Britain’s inner cities about their involvement in gangs
||Success in practice
A case study on how a project has successfully worked to combat gang-related activity and deter children from joining gangs
||Question Time-style panel debate
A government minister will debate the issues around what leads children to join gangs and how to prevent them from doing so, with a representative from the police, the youth sector, a think tank and a young person.