Hate crime partners’ day of hope at Pop Brixton festival

Project coordinator Abs outside Pop Brixton
Disability Advice Service Lambeth (DASL)  team leader Abs Tripp outside Pop Brixton

Lambeth Disability Hate Crime partnership is holding a Hope Fest as part of National Hate Crime Awareness Week on Wednesday 16 October from 1 to 7pm at the Pop Box in Pop Brixton.

Abs Tripp community development team leader at Disability Advice Service Lambeth (Dasl) said the event is about giving people hope by sharing hate crime experiences to give people confidence and to raise awareness of hate crime in the community.

There will be talks, live music, food, dancing, drumming and networking opportunities.

The event is supported by the Metropolitan Police and Lambeth Council.

Groups attending will include Faiths Together in Lambeth, Lambeth and Southwark Mind, Lambeth council counter extremism team, and Lambeth council sensory impairment teams.

Lambeth Hate Crime partnership members include Age UK Lambeth, Breaking out the Bubble, Dasl, Lambeth Learning Disability Assembly, the local police hate crime team, the Royal Association for Deaf People, and the Why Me? restorative justice project.

For more details and to register visit hopefestlambeth.eventbrite.co.uk

 

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