Author: Bounce Back

When prison spaces are designed to foster personal change and hope, they are more likely to reduce re-offending and prison violence. Over the last 2 years we have been exploring new ways to use our painting and decorating expertise to enhance spaces within the prisons. Our...

As a member of The Corbett Network it was an honour for Dabs and Fran to be invited to speak at their  inaugural landmark event  "Tap into New Talent"  - a conference spearheaded by The Corbett Network, Nacro and Dominic Headley Associates (DHA) employer, underlining the...

  “The support they gave me in writing a CV and disclosure letter made me feel more like I was going somewhere. I’m trying to change my life around and that means you’ve got to be on it and take things step by step. That’s why...

Transforming the Environment: HMP High Down Our funded pilot project, which was part of the Ministry of Justice’s Reform Prison programme, "Improving the prison environment"  in HMP High Down was completed in September 2017. The project involved a number of inmates in the painting and decorating of various rooms...

At an event attended by in excess of 100 people held at the Clink Restaurant our scaffolding centre was officially opened by Paul Elliott,  eminent football governing body ambassador and passionate supporter of youth engagement, and hosted by TV presenter and journalist Raphael Rowe. The launch...

Our "hub" in the vibrant container village at POP Brixton is taking shape. This will provide us with a functional, much needed accessible outreach space for people to drop into and use computers, access information, meet colleagues and get jobs. We are raising funds to get...

We were thrilled to once again welcome 8 enthusiastic employees from William Morris Entertainment/IMG for their global, annual "Walk the Walk" volunteering day. This year their day was spent at the vibrant POP Brixton where we are soon to take the container which will be our hub...

With so many exciting things going on we took stock at an away day. Facilitated by David Hall-Matthews we evaluated where we were and looked at the future.  With support from Walgreens Boots Alliance the day was held in Kings Place and quite miraculously the...

A post by Iqbal Wahhab Founder of The Cinnamon Club and Roast restaurants and chair of Bounce Back’s advisory board   The recent launch of Bounce Back’s dry lining centre training Brixton prisoners in a much needed skill by London’s hugely growing construction industry shows not just how much employers...

The dry lining centre has been looking at bit busier than this of late and we are delighted that our first 5 participants have completed the course. What is more exciting is that they have all had in custody interviews which could lead to work...

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