‘We need more information on where to find advice and support about hate crimes incidents’
‘Teachers need to do more to stop hate crime instead of waiting until one has happened to do something’
‘We need education on what a hate crime is using examples’
What is the Youth Commission doing to address Hate Crime?
Research findings from Year 1 resulted in the following Recommendations being made by the Youth Commission:-
Awareness Workshops: Regular awareness raising workshops to be delivered in schools, youth clubs and any organisations that works with young people.
Drop-in Services: To accompany the awareness workshops, a regular drop-in service based in schools, youth clubs and any organisations that work with young people, where young people and practitioners can go for up to date support and advice.
Accessible Local Provision: A county-wide service that is accessible for young people, parents and practitioners. That deals with all types of Hate Crime and has a strong online presence.
Actions being undertaken to address the issue of hate crime:
Actions may include the work be undertaken by the Youth Commissioners and/or in collaboration with partner agencies.