Southwark Amnesty Group are holding a forum in response to recent violent events in Southwark, Lambeth and Lewisham to link the International Control Arms Campaign (run by Amnesty International, Oxfam International and the International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA) to the local Gun and Knife Crime and Drugs related issues, with references to the Colombia Campaign & Cocaine Trade.
The aim is to improve understanding of both the local and wider picture, to involve young people in the production of graphics and music materials and help spread an informed campaign message to schools, colleges and disaffected youth in South East London and beyond.
Contributors will include:
Claudia Webbe - Vice Chair of Advisory Committee to Operation Trident
Althea Smith - Southwark councillor & key Mothers Against Guns figure
David Michael - ex Police Detective and South London anti-gun & knife crime campaigner
Jonathon Toy / Nichola Lockwood - Southwark Community Safety
Oliver Sprague - Amnesty International Control Arms Programme Director
Carol Cooper - Secretary of Southwark AI Group - Chair
Yat Kong - Southwark AI Control Arms Coordinator - Local Reports
Tim Thomas - Southwark AI Colombia Campaign Coordinator- Introductions
Due to room restrictions numbers are limited to 50. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org 07949 243 101 (Southwark Group Press & Media Officer) or to Carol Cooper email@example.com 020 7564 5171; 07713 399 616 (Southwark Group Secretary).
Related website: www.southwarkai.org.uk