First Stop has already worked with campaign group 4WardEverUK to provide a free web design service for families affected by deaths in custody, and now wants to do what it can to support the ongoing appeals to raise much needed funds for the initiative.
The National Memorial Family Fund is the first permanent national resource of its kind specifically for those that are affected by deaths in custody.
originally by: Channel 4 published: September 2019
Channel 4 Television presents special documentaries – from 1995 – examining the death of Joy Gardner in 1993 and the subsequent public campaign that culminated in the trial at the Old Bailey of those accused of causing her death.
Joy Gardner’s death in 1993, forensically detailed in Justice for Joy, caused public outcry. In one of the films author Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff asks Joy’s daughter Lisa “Who has the current Windrush scandal ignored?”
Families and campaigns are invited to register for future grant applications – REGISTER NOW!
Important Note:Applications will only be opened to family campaigns when the National Memorial Family Fund holds a maximum balance of between £5,000 and £6,500 at any given time.
The National Memorial Family Fund is the first permanent national resource of its kind specifically for those that are affected by deaths in custody. We will make small grants available for families and their campaign groups across the United Kingdom to provide practical domestic assistance, to further the work of their own campaigns or to assist them in engaging in a range of other local, regional or national campaigns, events and initiatives. Download and share the promotional flyer