Programme

Reclaiming London Together

Promoting Collaboration for London’s Young People after the 2011 Disturbances

 

5 March 2012 at

Stamford Bridge Stadium

Fulham Road, London, SW6 1HS

 Hosted by Robert Pigott, BBC Religious Affairs Correspondent

Time Event Speakers
09:15 Registration & Coffee
10:00 Welcome Maurice Ostro OBE KFO
Fayre Share Foundation
10:15 Keynote Address Boris Johnson
Mayor of London
           Reflecting on the Riots
10:45 Causes and Effects (Panel) Revd Nims Obunge MBE DL (Chair)
Peace AllianceSymeon Brown
LSE-Guardian, ‘Reading the Riots’Gareth Morrell
NatCen

Supt Roger Gomm QPM
Metropolitan Police Service

Baroness Maeve Sherlock
Riots Communities and Victims Panel

 

11:30 Community Responses (Panel) Terry Drummond (Chair)
Policy Adviser to Bishop of SouthwarkAnthony Silkoff
Proshanti / Faiths Act FellowshipRevd Dr Olubunmi Fagbemi
Citizens Inquiry

Elizabeth Simon
London Churches Social Action Group

 

             Working Together for London’s Young People
12:15 Lunch
13:15 Keynote Address Camila Batmanghelidjh
Kids Company
– Introduced by Peter Mason, London Jewish Forum and Faiths Forum for London.
13:45 Break-Out Groups A:LSE-Guardian ‘Reading the Riots’: Faith Responses
Facilitated by LSE-Guardian ‘Reading the Riots’ team.B: The Wrong Crowd: Youth Violence, Gangs, Drugs & Reintegrating Offenders
– Facilitated by the Princes Trust, Muslim Youth Helpline, and the Damilola Taylor Trust.C: Financial Futures: Job-schemes, Apprenticeships, Debt-counselling
– Facilitated by the Royal Docks Business School at the University of East London and City Gateway.

D: Empowerment through the Arts: Drama, film, music
– Facilitated by Immediate Theatre.

E: Young People in the Lead: Empowering young people to make the changes they want
– Facilitated by the Spirit of London Awards and UK Youth Parliament.

F: 2012 Hours Against Hate: Volunteering Initiative
– Facilitated by the Faiths Forum for London, Three Faiths Forum, René Cassin, CEDAR Network, Phoenix Group, LOCOG, the Football Association and the US State Department.

 

14:45 Reflecting on Break-outs (Panel) Akeela Ahmed (Chair)
Muslim Youth HelplineRichard Serunjogi
Spirit of London AwardsJames Alexander / Claude Murray
The Prince’s Trust

Andre Mostert
Royal Docks Business School, UEL

Jo Carter
Immediate Theatre

 

15:15 Immediate Theatre 10 young people perform a specially-devised and interactive piece on last summer’s disturbances
15:45 Coffee Break  
16:15 Keynote Address The Rt Revd Christopher Chessun
The Bishop of Southwark
– Introduced by Dr Deesha Chadha, Hindu Forum of Britain and Faiths Forum for London
16:30 Philanthropists Respond (Panel) Sioned Churchill
Trust for LondonPeter Grant 
Cass Business SchoolMaurice Ostro OBE KFO
Fayre Share Foundation

 

17:10 Youth Faith Prize Launch Jasvir Singh Degun
Faiths Forum for London
17:15 2012 Hours For Unity Launch 2012 Hours Against Hate Coalition
The Faiths Forum for London, Three Faiths Forum, René Cassin, CEDAR Network, Phoenix Group, LOCOG, the Football Association and the US State Department.
17:25 Closing Address Canon Guy Wilkinson CBE and Alex Goldberg
Faiths Forum for London
17:30 Event Ends