At our last evening on Zoom we welcomed Shaq and Keiron from Big Belly Kitchen and shared reactions about the art installation in Southside (which has since come to the end of its exhibiting period).
On Thursday 6 May we heard about two fantastic creative projects. One was by the Penificent team, who use comics and digital art to address knife crime, and the other a visual artist, Eugene Ankomah, who uses a wide range of artistic media to highlight the issue. As usual we began by remembering knife crimeContinue reading “Penificent and Eugene Ankomah”
We have added a new page to the website, to give a quick way to get a flavour of what RTK is about.
On 1 April at 7.30pm our speaker was Christie Spurling, founder of N-Gage charity. We heard a bit about his own story and he described his work in Manchester to help support young people.
On Thursday 4 March, we remembered Damani Mauge who lost his life to knife crime a year ago, and we explained how RTK has developed over the last 18 months, and heard feedback from those who were there.
On Thursday 4 February, Tracey Ford, mum of Andre Smartt-Ford (pictured above) joined us to talk about Andre’s life and the work of JAGS Foundation, which was set up to help young people.
George Turner, from Carney’s Community in Battersea joined us on 7 January and spoke about how to positively impact the lives of young people who are in the greatest need.
In our latest Zoom gathering, Jermaine Goupall’s family celebrated his life and talked about the steps they are taking to positively impact communities in his memory.
At our meeting on 5 November we heard from family and friends of Eugene Attram, who lost his life to knife crime on 4 November 2006.
We met on Zoom, following a break as we adjusted to the limitations due to Covid-19. We remembered those who have died through knife crime in our communities and heard about the work of Twilight and his team, working in Wandsworth to address youth violence.