PREVENT 1 PREVENT 2“PREVENT is part of the UK counter terrorism strategy preventing people from becoming involved in extremism, radicalisation or supporting terrorism. As with many safeguarding issues PREVENT sits within the counties high level priorities, royal assent was given to the new …………….. Act in June 2015 meaning that local authorities and partner agencies have a duty to support in the tackling of this national issue. “

Safer Chelmsford and Maldon District Community Safety Partnership are hosting a free PREVENT conference on Wednesday 4 May 2016 from 9:30am to 16:00pm at Anglia Ruskin University, Lecture Theatre, MAB221, Lord Ashcroft Building, Bishop Hall Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1SQ.

The main aims of the event are to:

  • Educate Community Safety Practitioners around the PREVENT agenda and wider Safeguarding issues
  • Support mainstream voices in our faith communities and build a more cohesive community
  • Showcase local education programmes
  • Expanding existing knowledge around the PREVENT agenda

The day will consist of speakers and light refreshments including a networking lunch. Key speakers include:

  • Imam Irfan Chishti (MBE)- Managing Director- Me and You Education – Ideology session
  • Sangita Mittra- Director- New Generation Development Agency – Supporting local communities
  • Spencer Clarke- Public Protection Manager- Chelmsford City Council/ Maldon District Council – Local safeguarding profile
  • Tess Wisby – Essex Police – PREVENT Engagement Team

Attendee Benefits:

  • Meet and share experiences with our partners
  • Learn about projects that are raising awareness around PREVENT
  • Learn about tackling Hate Crime through our four workshops
  • An opportunity to network with likeminded professionals

If you are interested in attending this event please complete this booking form and email to Karen.buttress@chelmsford.gov.uk 

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