Street Triage involves a joint mental health service and policing approach to crisis care. Based on locally agreed protocols, the schemes aimed to better handle cases involving police and vulnerable people.
Author: Zinzi Eka-Naphtali
We are pleased to announce that 4WardEver UK is among the beneficiaries of the Edge Fund Round 5 Grants. We have been awarded an initial £1,500 one-year grant for the Red Alert online support desk.
The National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund Crowdfunder appeal closed on 31st October 2015 raising £743.00 plus a proxy pledge from 4WardEver UK (of £275.00) bringing our total raised to £1,018.00.
Thousands of people have died, and continue to die, when coming into contact with the police, while the law enforcers responsible are continually shielded from facing justice without being held to account.
The #CaravanForJustice and its UK Justice Team developed the links and relationships necessary for international solidarity around the issue of state violence.
Misty Rojo remembers pleading with the officer as she sat in the back of a police car, while law enforcement agents took her children to Child Protective Services in the middle of the night.
“When I was 10, I was very curious about what exactly my Aunt Liz’s job was. She seemed to always be very busy and have many interesting stories to tell. She was the manager of a domestic violence shelter.”
On the twelfth anniversary of the death of Mikey Powell, who died in the custody of West Midlands Police, campaigning news group 4WardEver UK will be launching the National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund appeal.