The third Memorial Family Fund grant round closed on 7 December 2021, and successfully allocated £11,940 in grants. In this round the assessment team also awarded several Crisis Fund grants.
Tag: Good News
A white father and son convicted of killing a black jogger have been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. A jury found both men and their neighbour, guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery.
Black event creators are at the forefront of a movement that creates spaces for communities to thrive and enact real change. Eventbrite wants to celebrate them with ‘Black History Every Month.’
West Bromwich African Caribbean Resource Centre are pleased to announce that with support of the National Lottery and other partners, they’ve produced the Being Black, Covid-19 & Lockdown research study report.
States and the federal government carried out 11 executions this year, the fewest since 1988, as support for the death penalty has continued to decline. That’s according to an annual report on the death penalty.
Today (10 Sept 2021) the UK Parliament’s Justice Select Committee has published the government’s response to their inquiry report on the Coroner Service. INQUEST submitted evidence from over 50 bereaved families.
INQUEST has donated £7,500 in grant funding to the National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund (NMPMFF) to further our development of the Family Fund Annual Gala Dinner & Awards initiative.
With thanks to recent funding from INQUEST and Black Lives Matter UK for the Memorial Family Fund have recently appointed two new key part-time staff members and sessional team members.