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NYSAB will be running and supporting various safeguarding campaigns. A Calendar of Activity listing these campaigns can be found here

Safeguarding Week 2021

Save the date – Safeguarding Week 2021 (21st – 25th June)
#SafeguardingIsEverybodysBusiness

We are pleased to confirm that a virtual, online conference will take place between 21st – 25th June to mark Safeguarding Week 2021.
Partners from Safeguarding Adults Boards, Children’s Safeguarding Partnerships, Community Safety Partnerships across at North Yorkshire, the City of York and East Riding have come together to develop an extensive programme of learning events, seminars and interactive sessions. The programme of events will be delivered virtually throughout the week providing ease of access for all attendees.

Developed for both professional and public audiences, the conference offers a packed schedule of sessions which will be delivered by inspirational and motivational speakers, all of whom are experts in their field. The professional sessions will cover key safeguarding areas and have been designed to stimulate discussion, share best practice, spark innovation and support continuing professional development.

Public-facing sessions will raise awareness of key issues and provide insight into how every member of the public can play a key in safeguarding themselves, their families and the wider community – reinforcing the key message of the week that ‘Safeguarding is everybody’s business’. The full conference schedule will be published shortly allowing participates to register for individual sessions.

Please feel free to use the email banner by clicking the image below to promote Safeguarding Week 2021

Please feel free to use the MS Teams & Zoom background (with NYSAB logo) by clicking the image below to promote Safeguarding Week 2021.
We also have a background template for you to add your own logo to available to download here

For details on the presentations and workshops running throughout the week see the Programme of Events here
To book on to the presentations and workshops please visit www.nypolice.eventbrite.com

To ensure a place, we strongly encourage early booking!

As part of the Safeguarding Week 2021 campaign we have created this virtual market place to showcase the services & support provided by partners & local organisations we work with.
The videos and resources have been grouped into categories and are available to watch here Safeguarding Week 2021: Virtual Marketplace

Please use the social media message templates to use throughout the week. These have been created for Twitter but can be used for other platforms too. Don’t forget to follow the Board on Twitter @NYSAB1 as we will be sharing resources and messages throughout the week. Social media messages for safeguarding week 2021

As part of Safeguarding Week 2021 we will be focusing on Suicide Prevention. This includes resources and updates on projects which offer support. For more information visit our Suicide Prevention page here

Hate Crime Awareness Week 2020

Hate Crime Awareness Week is a national week (10th October – 17th October 2020) of action to encourage local authorities, key partners and communities affected by hate crime to work together to tackle local hate crime issues.
 
The countywide Hate Crime Working Group (HCWG) will utilise this week, Monday 12th October – Friday 16th October, to promote and raise awareness on how to report Hate Crime/Mate Crime incidents, along with supporting projects and services available to those who may suffer incidents of Hate Crime/Mate Crime in North Yorkshire and the City of York. This is supported by the Safeguarding Adults Boards, Safeguarding Children Partnerships and Community Safety Partnerships. 
Representatives from a number of organisations/partnership have met to develop proposals and plans for a coordinated social media campaign that makes use of and signposts to, existing resources. As part of this #helpnothate2020 has been developed for use during Hate Crime Awareness Week 2020.

Each day will also focus on a different area as follows:

Monday 12th October
What is a Hate Crime?
What support is available?
How do you report it?

Tuesday 13th October
What is a Mate Crime?
What support is available?
How do you report it?
Highlight the services provided by Supporting Victims
Promotion of a local project by a case study
Hate Crime Awareness Webinar for practitioners

Wednesday 14th October

Prevent Webinar no 1: Understanding and Challenging anti-minority narratives
What is Prevent?
What do I do if I have a prevent concern?

Thursday 15th October

Safe Places Scheme in North Yorkshire and City of York
What is the Safe Places scheme?
How can vulnerable people affected by hate crime become members in both York and North Yorkshire?

Friday 16th October

Prevent Webinar No 2: ‘Creating a perfect storm: the local dynamics of anti-minority protest
What is a Prevent Champion?
How can I become a Prevent Champion?

An overarching press release has been produced and will be issued for the week by the NYCC and CYC corporate communications leads on behalf of the partnerships and boards. Lead professionals who are subject matter experts have been identified and are being contacted by corporate communications colleagues to support information/queries around their respective areas.


Post Hate Crime Awareness Week 2020 content on your social media accounts (Twitter and Facebook), for each Board and Partnership (see resources for content)
Follow the Boards and Partnerships on Twitter and retweet their social media posts
 
·         North Yorkshire Community Safety Partnership: @NYorksCSP
·         North Yorkshire Safeguarding Adult Board: @NYSAB1
·         North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Partnership: @NYSCP1
·         City of York Safeguarding Children Partnership: @YorkSCP
·         City of York Safeguarding Adult Board: @CityOfYork
·         North Yorkshire Police: @NYorksPolice
·         Prevent Partnership Board @NYorksPrevent
·         North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service @NorthYorksFire
·         City Of York Council: cityofyork
·         Safer York Partnership: @saferyork
 
To share Hate Crime Awareness Week 2020 posts on your social media accounts and get messages out across your networks

Encourage colleagues to share this briefing pack and resources for Hate Crime Awareness Week 2020 and ask them to join you in supporting Hate Crime Awareness Week 2020 campaign.

Please don’t forget the campaign hashtag in your posts #helpnothate2020

If you wish to download literature in relation to Supporting Victims, Easy Read Guide for Hate/Mate Crime or One Minute Guide on Mate Crime, please use the following links:
https://www.nyp-printshop.co.uk/supporting-victims-46-c.asp
https://www.nyp-printshop.co.uk/hate-crime-45-c.asp
https://www.nypartnerships.org.uk/sites/default/files/Partnership%20files/Safer%20communities/Hate%20crime/Mate-Crime-OMG-2020-06-16.pdf


Please feel free to use the email banner by clicking the image above

For pre-populated tweets, links & thumbnails / graphics from the partnerships to share across your social media platforms click here

The full evaluation report for Hate Crime Awareness Week can be found here

Safeguarding Week 2020

Due to restrictions around COVID-19, a scaled back Safeguarding Week 2020 will be undertaken as a virtual awareness raising campaign.  Over the week (22nd-26th June) we will use social media to promote awareness to the public and professionals, to remind people that “Safeguarding is everybody’s business” and that concerns about abuse or neglect should continue to be reported to the Local Authority as normal during the Covid -19 pandemic.
 
Safeguarding Week 2020 will promote and raise awareness on how to report abuse of children, young people and adults, in North Yorkshire and the City of York and is supported by the Safeguarding Adults Boards, Safeguarding Children’s Partnerships and Community Safety Partnerships. 
Representatives from each Partnership have met to develop proposals and plans for a coordinated social media campaign that makes use of and sign posts to, existing resources. As part of this #TellUsYourConcerns has been developed for use during Safeguarding Week 2020.

The overarching theme throughout the week will be How to report a safeguarding concern. In North Yorkshire, each day will also focus on a different safeguarding area as follows:

Monday 22nd June
Domestic Abuse (Inc. physical and emotional abuse)

Tuesday 23rd June
Keeping Safe Online
Fraud/Scamming
Online abuse

Wednesday 24th June
Radicalisation, Extremism and Prevent

Thursday 25th June
County Lines/ Cuckooing

Friday 26th June
Mental health and Wellbeing 

An overarching press release will be issued for the week by the NYCC and CYC corporate communications leads on behalf of the partnerships. Lead professionals who are subject matter experts have been identified and are being contacted by corporate Communications colleagues to support information/queries around their respective areas. The NYSAB Chair will be doing a blog, more information is available at: www.safeguardingadults.co.uk

Post Safeguarding Week 2020 content on your social media accounts (Twitter and Facebook), for each Board and Partnership (see resources for content)

Follow the Boards and Partnerships on Twitter and retweet their social media posts
 
·         North Yorkshire Safeguarding Adult Board: @NYSAB1
·         North Yorkshire Safeguarding Children Partnership: @NYSCP1
·         City of York Safeguarding Children Partnership: @YorkSCP
·         City of York Safeguarding Adult Board: @CityOfYork
·         North Yorkshire: @northyorks_ccg
·         North Yorkshire Police: @NYorksPolice
·         North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group Facebook @NorthYorksCCG
 
To share Safeguarding Week 2020 posts on your social media accounts and get messages out across your networks

Encourage colleagues to share this briefing pack and resources for Safeguarding Week 2020 and ask them to join you in supporting Safeguarding Week 202 campaign.

Please don’t forget the campaign hashtag in your posts #TellUsYourConcerns


Please feel free to use the email banner by clicking the image above

For pre-populated tweets, links & thumbnails / graphics from the NYSCP and CYSCP to share across your social media platforms click here

For pre-populated tweets, links & thumbnails / graphics from the NYSCP and CYSCP to share across your social media platforms click here

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