abob Mentee Tells His Extraordinary Story

bertieAbandofbrothers News, Crawley, Press, Stop Press

  Kyren Barrett tells the Crawley News his story. From being a repeatedly violent offender to an aspiring youth worker. Transformation is possible. This is a young man who has spent 8 years in prison. And now thanks to abob, he has found a sense of purpose. Former Thomas Bennett pupil who used to earn money beating people up turning … Read More

Brighton-based abandofbrothers celebrated Queen's Award for voluntary service


The aBoB community, the Lord Lieutenant and his two Deputies

A CHARITY which helps criminals get their lives back on track has celebrated receiving an award from the Queen. Brighton-based abandofbrothers was one of a handful of Sussex charities to be given the Queen’s Award for voluntary service. It is the highest award in the country to be given to voluntary groups. The charity provides mentors to work with young … Read More

Dramatic rise in prison suicide

Dan.HAbandofbrothers News, Press

Campaigning journalist, Caspar Walsh writes a powerful, personal piece in the Huffington Post where he explains his connections both to abob and prison, and how the dramatic rise in prison suicide could be averted by more care and support for young offenders by the community. He quotes abob Chief Executive, Nathan Roberts saying: “We believe that society has a responsibility not to punish and manage … Read More