Looking Ahead with Director Lucy Jaffe
For the month of October, Lucy will be traveling across the country visiting Restorative Justice services, attending national advisory groups and meeting criminal justice professionals to share knowledge and experience in working with victims and talking about regional practice that is working well in supporting victims. Read on.
Monday 2nd October
Meeting with the newly appointed London Victims’ Commissioner to discuss how victims are currently supported in London and the gaps and the opportunities for Restorative Justice to improve victim satisfaction with criminal justice services.
Wednesday 4th October
I will be visiting the North West of England and meeting the new Lancashire Restorative Justice Manager to find out in more detail how they support victims and ensure that the service is accessible to all victims of crime in Lancashire.
Friday 13th October
The amazing Rosalyn Boyce will be joining me in Manchester as we present to Greater Manchester Police Senior Investigating Officers about Restorative Justice and how it can support victims of serious and complex cases
Monday 16th & 30th October
Why me? is a national organisation seeking to influence and inform national institutions in their support and commissioning of services for victims. On the 16th I will be attending my first Advisory group meeting with the Victims’ Commissioner, Baroness Newlove. On 30th October I will be attending the Victims’ Group at the Parole Board. In both meetings it will be great opportunity to share practical and research knowledge about what works in supporting victims of crime and for our Victim Ambassadors to share personal experience with services and statutory agencies.
Resource for Victims and Victim Services
Did you know we have produced a online map, sharing the contact numbers for local Restorative Justice (RJ) services? Do get in touch with us if you want to know how the restorative process works and how RJ can support you or your organisation. Call 020 3096 7708.