Comforting words from a survivor.

These Histories Travel With Me

 

This week I was invited to speak at a PREVENT training event.

I was asked to speak about my experiences and how I have been able to use those experiences in a positive way to contribute to preventing such things happening again in the future.

I have amended my speech to protect individual identities and protect confidentiality, but I thought I would share it with you and also some of my reflections following the event. It was certainly a thought provoking two days and I have lots to think about after listening to the other speakers and participants at the event.

 

The role of those impacted in preventing extremism

 

On 7th July 2005 I left the house early to take a journey that would change my life forever. My intended destination was Angel Islington. Of course I never expected it to be a life changing business…

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