Youth Against Violence


Start by getting rid of the term ‘gang’

This is something I wholeheartedly agree with. If we really want to tackle youth violence on the streets of London, we can start by getting rid of the term ‘gang’. This label and the imagery it provokes is increasingly inaccurate – and the root causes of youth violence are very different to what we might intuitively believe. by: Chuka Umunna at independent.co.uk β€œOn Friday, my constituent Zac Olumegbon was murdered in a planned attack close to his school. He was just 15, and I know that the thoughts of the entire House will be with his family at this very […]