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Stephen Lawrence Day – 22 April

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Stephen Lawrence was murdered in a racist attack in South London on 22nd of April 1993.

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Thursday 22 April marks the 28th anniversary of Stephen’s death and ‘Stephen Lawrence Day’, an awareness raising event aimed to inspire a fairer and just society through Stephen’s legacy, engendering equality, diversity and inclusion for young people.
 
A virtual school assembly focussed on the themes of friendship, respect and difference is being held on Thursday 22 April between 9am and 10am. To register for your school to attend the assembly, which will feature Baroness Doreen Lawrence (Stephen’s mother) and Rt Hon Stuart Lawrence (Stephen’s younger brother), click here.
 
In addition, the Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation is developing a schools programme with content for all levels of the school curriculum. Schools can find out more and register to receive education resource packs here: https://stephenlawrenceday.org/classrooms.
 
Click here to watch a short but powerful video to explain more about Stephen Lawrence Day: ‘Legacy of Change’ YouTube video (3:30).  More information can be found here: https://stephenlawrenceday.org/.

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Created at 13/04/2021 16:58 by Jemma.Gillard
Last modified at 13/04/2021 16:58 by Jemma.Gillard