We’ve published a roundup of recent articles that have been posted on theRec0rd, our online magazine for and by people with convictions. Read the summary of new posts here.
We’re delighted to report that our Co-director, Julie Harmsworth, has been announced as the winner of the ‘Social Justice Campaigner’ award at the SMK Campaigner Awards held in London last night. The awards, run by the Sheila McKechnie Foundation and held at the House of Lords, are a celebration of people who demonstrate their commitment
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We’re always looking for ways of improving our online support and today we’re pleased to report on some positive changes that we’ve made to our Disclosure Calculator recently. As a result, we’ve already seen a 260% increase in the number of people using the tool. Christopher Stacey, Co-Director at Unlock, commented: “In the last 3 years, over
Yesterday, our Co-Director , Christopher Stacey, spoke at an event held by the Irish Penal Reform Trust, to support their campaign to introduce ‘spent convictions’ legislation in Ireland. Christopher has blogged about his visit here.
We’ve just published a roundup of recent articles that have been posted on theRec0rd, our online magazine for and by people with convictions. Read the summary of new posts here.
Our Helpline deals with thousands of people every year, mainly via telephone and email, but also via letter and social media platforms. As the Helpline has grown, the need for us to improve our monitoring systems has grown with it. We regularly deal with people who wish to remain anonymous, and we also deal with many
About the role We are an independent and highly respected social inclusion charity based in Maidstone, Kent. In this office-based role you will help to deliver Unlock’s peer-led Helpline, by providing advice and support by telephone, email, and letter, and producing information for our online Information Hub. We’re looking for somebody who… Is a person
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Today the CCJS held an event entitled ‘ Prisoners and looked after children – a common cause?’ The roundtable was full to capacity, with many delegates representing organisations working directly with people in need. The Centre for Crime and Justice Studies’ Research Director, Roger Grimshaw, presented the case for a new social policy on poverty that introduces
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We are delighted to announce that Unlock has been awarded 1st prize in the 2014 Helpline Awards for the category “Best innovative use of technology”. The Awards were held last Friday at the Annual Conference of the Helplines Partnership, who coordinated the awards as it reached its 25th anniversary of supporting helplines. Explaining the reasons
We’ve just published a roundup of recent articles that have been posted on theRec0rd, our online magazine for and by people with convictions. Read the summary of new posts for August 2014 here.
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