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Race Equality in the Criminal Justice System

Oct 14, 2013

This briefing has been produced to accompany a series of consultation events BTEG held over October and November 2011 to both launch and inform the development of its network for BAME organisations and specialist projects working with BAME communities in the CJS. The paper succinctly highlights the major issues facing BAME communities and CJS institutions with regards to disproportionately poorer outcomes for certain BAME communities in relation to key CJS outcome indicators from police relations, to sentencing through to the prison population. 

BTEG joins T2A (Transition to Adulthood Alliance)

Oct 09, 2013

BTEG is delighted to announce that it is joining the T2A alliance. Brought together under the auspices of the Barrow Cadbury Trust T2A is an alliance of range of voluntary and community sector organisations providing direct support services to or campaigning on issues affecting young offenders (18-24 year olds.) This group are over represented in the offender management system and make up more than 10% of the entire prison population.

The Young Review

Oct 09, 2013

Improving outcomes for Muslim and African/Caribbean young male offenders

An Independent Review led by Baroness Young of Hornsey

In March 2013 BTEG in partnership with Clinks and Baroness Young of Hornsey held a roundtable meeting in Westminster to discuss how we can better address the challenge of improving outcomes for Black Asian and Minority Ethnic offenders, through the commissioning process particularly within the context of the huge changes happening across the offender management system.

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