In March 2021, the Centre for Justice Innovation launched it's new research report, 'Equal diversion?', which explores racial disproportionality in existing youth diversion schemes.
The event consisted of a presentation on the research findings by the report’s authors, as well as a panel discussion reflecting on the themes raised by the repor.
You can watch the recording of this event below.
00:00 Introduction to the Centre and youth diversion
2:55 Stephen Whitehead, Head of Evidence and Data at the Centre for Justice Innovation introduces the report
10:33 Aisha Ofori, Research Officer at the Centre for Justice Innovation, explains the research process.
17:19 Stephen Whitehead outlines the promising practices identified by the report’s findings
26:29 First panellist - Keith Fraser, Chair of the Youth Justice Board
40:41 Second panellist - Francesca Fadda-Archibald, Practice Development Manager (Early Help & Prevention) at Young Hackney
53:00 Third panellist - Sophie Wainwright, Criminal Justice Policy & Campaigns Officer at The Traveller Movement
1:00:21 Panel Q&A
1:24:49 Thank you and event wrap up