Civil Society Minister Launches £2 Million Fund to Support Young Ex-Gang Members


Minister for civil society, Nick Hurd, has recently launched a new £2 million fund for charities working with vulnerable youth after getting together with 25 ex-gang members at the charity Kids Company.

The new fund will be launched before the end of the year through the Centre for Social Action, a two-year £36 million Cabinet Office program to spur volunteering and social action.



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