Proud to be’ working in the CJS ‘Reflection, Together and Change’

Wednesday 20 October 2021

The Criminal Justice Race Networks Alliance (CJRNA) is a coalition of Race & Ethnicity Staff Networks from across the criminal justice system, who have come together to support efforts to reduce race disproportionality and increase community confidence in the criminal justice process.


This is a cross criminal justice event.

Special guest speakers include:

  • Robert Buckland QC Secretary of State for Justice
  • Paul Yates OBE Prison Governor HMP & YOI Lincoln
  • Junior Johnson Deputy Director for Prison Policy, Ministry of Justice
  • Ogheneruona Iguyovwe OBE Senior Specialist Prosecutor The Crown Prosecution Service
  • Norwell Roberts QPM one of the first Black Police Officers to serve in the UK

The aim of the event is to celebrate African Caribbean Contributions to Criminal Justice System in the UK. The event will be used to show case our role models and remind our audience of our journeys across the CJS infrastructure.

The objectives of the event include:

• Explore Black history in the CJS service delivery

• Celebrate talent across the CJS

• Share career stories and experiences from BAME role models

• Raise awareness about the CJS to young people in BAME communities

• Increase community confidence in the CJS

• Showcase the CJS as employer of choice

• To be continued and confirmed

This event is open to young people and students, colleagues in the Criminal Justice System, Civil Service and Communities.

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