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The London Sport Connect Series is a bi-monthly event series which explores the ways that physical activity and sport connects with the most urgent issues facing decision-makers in the capital.
The first in this new series of events, taking place on Tuesday 9 July, will focus on Serious Youth Violence.
Each Connect Series event welcomes decision-makers from policy, local government, sport, corporate and community organisations from across London.
Be quick to get your ticket to hear Preet Gill MP (Shadow Minister for International Development) share her expertise alongside representatives from the Violence Reduction Unit, Sport England, United Borders and many more.
|17:30||Registration and networking (refreshments served)|
|18:00||Welcome and opening remarks
Tove Okunniwa, London Sport
|18:15||Setting the Scene | Serious Youth Violence in London
Lib Peck, Violence Reduction Unit
|18:35||A View from the Grassroots
Justin Finlayson, United Borders
|18:55||The Policy Response
Rory Geoghegan, Centre for Social Justice, UK
|19:15||Break (refreshments served)|
|19:50||Panel discussion – Exploring physical activity and sport’s role in tackling youth violence
Chaired by: Viveen Taylor, Sport England
Featuring: Kirk Harrison, The Black Prince Trust / Fight 4 Change
|20:20||In conversation with…Preet Gill MP (hosted by Solomon Curtis)|
|20:45||Drinks and networking|
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