Nottingham Trent University’s Platform Online on a new campaign celebrating young people’s contributions to society, launching one year after last summer’s riots:
A campaign aimed at highlighting young people’s positive contributions to society has been launched on the first anniversary of the riots that swept across England last summer.
The ‘Reverse Riots’ campaign, organised by charities vInspired and Do Something UK, aims to create ‘a wave of positivity’ towards Britain’s youth by inviting young people to record and share messages and imagery showing their positive contribution to their community.
Last summer riots spread across several London boroughs and cities throughout the UK over a five day period, leading to over 3,000 arrests and an onslaught of negative coverage and attitudes towards young people in the UK.
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