Max RutherfordNew @ACFoundations blog:
“In the face of scathing rollbacks of the very social policy issues they have fought to achieve and care most deeply about, is now the time for foundations to adopt a new playbook fit for the fight ahead?”
Max Rutherford“It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones”
Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom
We need to understand when it is helpful for us to be there and when to get out of the way
Max Rutherford"[As funders] our responsibility is to share knowledge, open data, make expertise easily reachable & share the work of those that we fund so it can go further than an individual grant alone can achieve"
Great piece by @phf_uk's @TweetFaiza in @ThirdSector
Max Rutherford'Many foundations have concluded that wielding the power of their voice is crucial in the pursuit of their mission, and that opting for silence isn’t neutral'
My first @ACFoundations blog, drawing on reports from @NCRP and @NPCthinks #StrongerFoundations
Female offenders will be offered support in their communities rather than custodial sentences.
Max RutherfordGood: Government has been persuaded not to squander £50m on ineffective & harmful new prisons for women
Not good: Only 10% of that amount (£5m over 2 years) has been pledged for "community provision" (≈£95/woman under probation supervision in each year)
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The tiny devices are designed to evade prison body scanners, the justice secretary says.
Max RutherfordI'm looking forward attending David Lidington's speech today.
I hope he will also announce plans to reduce the demand for mobile phones, such as cutting (or even scrapping) the exorbitant phonecall charges in prisons