Our News & Blogs
See below our range of blogs on multiple and complex needs
2nd March 2021
17th February 2021
A new essay collection, kindly supported by Lankelly Chase, that explores the knots between poverty, trauma and multiple disadvantage and how we, as service providers, policymakers, researchers and people with lived experience, can better make sense of and start to untangle these knots.
9th February 2021
Our new research shows that young adults and the wider public want to see police reform. Young adults want their health and human needs to be prioritised so that they do not unnecessarily get dragged into the criminal justice system.
18th November 2020
Today the Police Foundation and Revolving Doors Agency launch a Knowledge Exchange Network that brings together police Inspectors and Chief Inspectors from across England and Wales to co-create new and better ways of policing young adults aged 18-25.
29th October 2020
We are delighted to announce that Pavan Dhaliwal has been appointed as our new Chief Executive.
28th October 2020
During lockdown, the National Expert Citizens Group (NECG) have been discussing and sharing how COVID-19 has improved services for people experiencing multiple disadvantage.
13th October 2020
The NECG’s approach and priorities were developed between August and December 2019. They aim to capture the most important issues for people using Fulfilling Lives services. NECG members consulted their wider lived experience group to best ensure views are representative.
8th October 2020
Throughout lockdown, we surveyed people that had a combination of regular contact with the justice system, combined with mental ill-health, substance use, domestic violence and/or homelessness.
1st October 2020
Revolving Doors Agency is proud to announce a strategic partnership with Public Defenders Association to promote a new approach to police-led diversion that we believe can better prevent the revolving door of crisis and crime.
21st September 2020
Today, Revolving Doors publishes a review of strategies and activities led or supported by Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) to address the impact of trauma and poverty among people who are in, or at risk of entering, the revolving door.
28th August 2020
A lot more than a methodology, peer research involves a much more radical questioning of long-held beliefs about research. These include who has the power to decide who can be a researcher, what counts as research, and what is researched and how.
21st August 2020
We have a once in a generation opportunity to prevent the cycle of crisis and crime. Our strong coalition, led by Revolving Doors Agency and our Patron Lord Patel of Bradford, are committing to action that prevents young adults being pulled into the cycle of crime and crisis and diverting them away, into a better life.
18th August 2020
Today, a strong coalition of Police and Crime Commissioners, police services and charities led by Revolving Doors Agency are calling on action to prevent young adults being pulled into the cycle of crime and crisis.
14th August 2020
Head of Involvement, Andy Williams, reflects on the impact and progress of co-production.
6th August 2020
In this guest blog, Rom, Young Advisor from Leaders Unlocked reflects on our recent publication on how racial bias pulls young Black people into an avoidable cycle of crisis and crime.
5th August 2020
Our analysis of government data that shows Black young adults (18-24) are significantly more likely to be dragged into the criminal justice system for relatively low-level and non-violent offences, such as theft or minor drug offences. Rather than being given the support they need, they are swept away into our criminal justice system.
24th July 2020
Over the last 12 months we’ve worked in partnership with over 190 organisations, including 32 referral partners, 24 academic institutions, 22 Police and Crime Commissioners and police services and 67 sector organisations. Read about what we've learnt from these partnerships and why we believe collaboration is the key to success.
7th July 2020
This blog outlines how we frame our key 'smarter justice' messages through compelling evidence, repetition and an honest account of lived experience.
17th June 2020
We are at an important crossroads in the long and winding road of probation reform. Many might view the recent announcement as coming full circle, back to a National Probation Service. We believe is an opportunity to do some radical re-design, break out of the box and really ask ourselves what we want from this new era of probation services.
10th June 2020
The research and evaluation team work on a variety of projects. We want our independent evaluations to be useful and result in the creation of robust evidence. This blog details the themes that have emerged from our evaluations.