Capita Conferences

Capita’s 4th National Tackling Gangs and Serious Youth Violence Conference is taking place on Tuesday 28th February 2012 Central London

Press Release  •  Dec 08, 2011 15:11 GMT


Violence Conference follows the cross governmental report on Ending Gangs and Youth Violence and the Coalition’s increased focus on tackling gang culture and youth violence in the wake of the August riots. This topical event provides practical solutions to creating successful multi-agency partnerships, as well as highlighting the integral role of early intervention in preventing the cycle of gang involvement.

Benefit from strategic and practical guidance on prevention, intervention, successful exit strategies and reducing reoffending. Motivational and dynamic speakers will cover key issues including:

  • Early intervention through schools and partners
  • Tackling sexual and domestic violence against girls and women
  • Enforcement tactics for combating gangs and serious youth violence
  • Gang structures, recruitment and ways out
  • Sessions specific to knife crime, custodial interventions and youth engagement


Chair: Baroness Newlove, National Campaigner and Government Champion for Active, Safer Communities

Keynote Address: Chief Superintendant Mick McNally Metropolitan Police Service, Ending Gang and Youth Violence Team,Home Office

Nick Mason, Strategic Lead, Growing against Gangs and Violence Programme and External Board Member Corporate Children and Young People Strategy Board, Metropolitan Police Service

Joe Pattinson, Interventions Manager, HM Youth Offender Institution Werrington

Bethan West, Serious Youth Crime Coordinator, London Borough of Waltham Forest

Twilight Bey, Youth Engagement Manager, Catalyst Gateway (Catalyst Housing)

Junior Smart, Manager, SOS Project, St Giles Trust



Contact: Richard Goddard – 020 7960 7719/



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