The Guardian’s ‘Comment is Free’ section invited Abob’s CEO, Nathan Roberts, to write about why the prison crisis is happening. Nathan explains: “Young men don’t mature psychologically until their mid-20s. Condemning so many to the toxic environment of our jails is a recipe for re-offending and suicide” in a very strong piece.
Inside Time is the national prison newspaper, this month’s edition reports very powerfully and positively on Haringey’s abob and their activities.
Good Funding News!
abob has had more good news. They have once again been awarded Safer in Sussex funding – £15,000 – by the Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne.
Article from Crawley Happy Times
Now it’s the turn of Eastbourne’s abob community. Mentee Elliott Moore was brave enough to tell his amazing story to the Eastbourne Herald. Well done, Elliott. Transformation from a life of crime to charity work
Have a listen to Chief Exec, Nathan Roberts, talking about what abandofbrothers do, and why he was personally drawn to the work. As a man. This was part of BAM Bites, an hour long event during the Southbank’s Being A Man Festival 2015. Tune in at 38 mins. Being a Man 2015 | BAM Bites