“We need to inspire the younger generation and the wider community. We want to help people understand that together we can play our part, no matter how large or small, to create a better and safer society for all; we can make a difference in the fight against discrimination, promotion of hatred, extremism and exclusion”.
“Very few combatants remain alive to remind us of what happened and why. So it falls to my generation to educate and so ensure that nothing like it happens again. Following on from the words spoken by a pupil at Gilbrook school – ‘Kindness, love and laughter are infectious – don’t try to cure them’ – I would like to go further and say …. because they are the best antibiotic to combat bigotry and hate “.