Category Archives: JAGS

Charities’ support centre under threat from latest flats scheme

Around a dozen locally based charities and support groups face being evicted from their offices or having access to vital facilities withdrawn, as the owner wants to convert two floors of the Croydon Carers’ Support Centre on George Street into … Continue reading

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JAGS Foundation summer project – volunteers needed

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JAGS Foundation Mamas and Papas Buggy Walk, Sep 1

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JAGS community knife crime event, South Norwood, Jul 2

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JAGS Candlelight Vigil for Andre, Streatham Ice Rink, Feb 3

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Police needs to re-build trust with the victims of crime

CROYDON COMMENTARY: Charity founder TRACEY FORD, pictured left, on how her family has been denied justice for more than a decade, since the shooting of her teenaged son, Andre, at Streatham ice rink, a murder for which no one has … Continue reading

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Inquest ‘was like re-living his murder’ says mother of shot teen

The Metropolitan Police have issued a formal apology to Tracey Ford, the founder of a Croydon-based charity, after they failed to inform her that a coroner’s inquest was being held into the murder of her teenaged son that happened 10 … Continue reading

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JAGS Foundation stages 10th anniversary dinner at City Hall

The JAGS Foundation is 10 years old this year, and to mark the anniversary they are staging a fund-raising gala dinner at City Hall next month. JAGS is a Croydon-based organisation which seeks to reduce and eliminate violent crime among … Continue reading

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Youth groups have fun to fund-raise in Surrey Street, Sep 19

Two organisations working with young people on different scales, 12 young people and a team of enthusiastic staff. The result? A Family Fun Day in Croydon North End on Saturday to raise money for a great cause. JAGS Foundation and … Continue reading

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Charity founder Ford seeks backing for award nominations

Tracey Ford, the founder the JAGS Foundation, a Croydon-based charity which campaigns to reduce violent youth crime, has been nominated for awards from Just Giving and Back2Black to celebrate her work with bereaved mothers and for young people. Ford founded … Continue reading

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JAGS founder calls for more help to combat gang culture

Tracey Ford, the founder of the Croydon-based anti-violence body the JAGS Foundation, has welcomed a government report on the first year of its Ending Gang and Youth Violence (EGYV) initiative. Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme last week, Ford … Continue reading

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JAGS Foundation community event: Sep 14

The JAGS Foundation and The Challenge are joining forces to bring a great community event to the people of Croydon this Saturday September 14, while raising much-needed funds to support the work of a locally based youth organisation. JAGS Foundation … Continue reading

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Croydon anti-crime charities receive £40,000 from Standard

Two strong and courageous women, both with inspiring Croydon stories to tell, were featured in the Evening Standard this week, as Tracey Ford, the founder of the JAGS Foundation, an anti-crime charity, and Eliza Rebeiro, the founder of Lives Not … Continue reading

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