ALISON COPE EDUCATES STUDENTS ON YOUTH CRIME
Alison Cope is the mother of Joshua Ribera, who was murdered in 2013. Since Joshua’s death Alison has worked tirelessly to share her son’s story to educate young people about the real consequences of youth violence. This week Alison visited our school to speak with our students on youth crime/violence.
With her and Josh’s compelling story coupled with her unique ability to connect with young people she regularly visits schools, prisons and alternative education provisions nationally, reaching 1000’s of young people and changing lives.
Alison has worked with West Midlands Police, Staffordshire Police, Hertfordshire Police and Crimestoppers along with keynote speaking and lecturing at Birmingham and Nottingham universities.