On the 9th of April 2018, Victoria Atkins MP visited Enthusiasm Trust at our Cotton Lane Youth Centre to launch The Serious Violence Strategy. On the day she was met by Enthusiasm Staff, Volunteers and Young people. Enthusiasm Trust are cited as an organisation that is seen to delivering on this agenda by the Homes Office.
Victoria Atkins MP Launching the Serious Violence Strategy at Cotton lane Youth Club, Enthusiasm Trust
The Serious Violence Strategy sets out the government’s response to serious violence and recent increases in knife crime, gun crime and homicide.
Click the image below to open the strategy document.
Action found in the strategy is centred on 4 main themes:
The strategy describes a range of initiatives including:
The strategy focuses on early intervention and prevention which can help catch young people before they go down the wrong path, encouraging them to make positive choices.