Tooled Up For School
A hard-hitting drama created as an educational resource to highlight the issue of knife crime in young people.
EastEnders: Real Life Knife Crime Stories
With knife crime a continuing issue in the UK, BBC Three has produced a series of powerful, short films in collaboration with EastEnders. They uncover the real stories of the families behind the landmark storyline, as we learn of love, loss and the determination not to forget.
Deep It: An award-winning short film on the impact of knife crime
A collaboration between Fully Focused and young people from across West London to bring you a film that looks at the impact of picking up a knife.
Alison Cope’s workshop at The HeadStart Wolverhampton Conference 2017
In 2013, Alison’s son, Josh had a musical career as grime artist Depzman that had just taken off, with a number one album, and tours of the UK and Europe. In September that year he was murdered in a knife attack outside a night club in Birmingham. He was only 18 years old.
Alison’s workshop at the HeadStart Conference 2017 shares her story, and how she has taken tragic events and used them to support and educate young people in the risk of carrying a knife.