Meet the people working to tackle knife crime in London

Tweet As more and more youths are being sucked into gang life, Overtime hears from the Communities Against Violence group and Fight For Peace team on trying to prevent knife crime. London has become notorious for knife crime, but there are organizations trying to create stronger communities. Hesketh Benoit, founder of Haringey Communities Against Violence, says that things have changed. “Back in the day, when elders saw fights outside schools- they would try and stop them. 90% of the time they would listen, but that doesn’t happen anymore.”   HCAV is made up of a…

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