We have undertaken 36 of these ROC Conversation community engagement events in the last 2 years. The footage in this film clip features the ROC Conversation in Northampton. One of the aims was to raise awareness about serious and organised crime and knife crime. The Police and local agencies were delighted that we were able … Continue reading ROC CONVERSATION – WHAT THEY SAY
We moved into The FUSE in the summer of 2014, so this month we are celebrating 5 years! Here is an extract from a piece I wrote 5 years ago when we first moved in (the full story is in Debra’s new book Mountain Moving Prayer). The FUSE is a purpose-built, state-of-the-art, £5.5 million community … Continue reading HAPPY MOVING IN DAY ANNIVERSARY
We have been commissioned by the Home Office to organise ROC Conversation community engagement events in areas where organised crime is high. By encouraging communities to be better connected, better informed and more resilient the opportunity for criminal activity decreases. The statistics are harrowing and there is growing concern around the UK. According to a … Continue reading NO MORE KNIVES
by Keeva Watson It’s that time of year when parents across the country take their children on the annual school uniform shop. A new uniform heralds a new school year, a new class or even a new school. Whilst it can bring excitement to a little one, it can create added stress and financial pressure … Continue reading THE SCHOOL UNIFORM PROJECT
We got some great feedback from our recent ROC Conversation event in Brighton & Hove. Watch the short video below to see what they had to say.
ROC Champions is a term-time peer mentoring scheme for schools. It gives young people the opportunity to be involved in mentoring with their peers and is overseen by trained coordinators and workshop leaders. As a result of the scheme, students become successful peer mentors or are mentored by a fellow student. The scheme is delivered … Continue reading ROC CHAMPIONS
ROC partners with McDonalds - A team from McDonalds head office attended the ROC Conversation in Widnes in February. We had some interesting discussions with them about the work they do in the community. They have had a long standing partnership with Keep Britain Tidy for example and their staff regularly get involved with litter … Continue reading New partnership with McDonalds