Press Release: September 2008

Since the successful launch of its research report and film in July the Building Bridges project has been disseminated to policy makers and through media. Project leader Carlene Firmin, has discussed its findings as a Panel Member of the London Peace Lecture and delivered a presentation at the Mayor's Academic Seminar into Serious Youth Violence. The project was awarded the 'Making the Peace Award' at the London Peace Awards, and the Women and Gangs research project which will run until 2010 is now being developed. Copies of the report and DVD can be purchased from ROTA. For further information on the BBP or the women and gangs research please contact