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Howard Reid - Crime

Education

July 2011 - Fircroft College - Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector

June 2011 - Regent’s College - Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution, London - Accredited Mediator 

May 2011 - Fircroft College, Birmingham - Bid Writing

October 2009 - School of Law, London - Public Access Barrister

1989 – 1990 - Holborn Law Tutors, London - Bar Finals
1979 – 1982 - University of Warwick - Law LLB (Hons)

Employment 

1998 to date - Barrister - Number 5 Fountain Court Chambers

1993 – 1998 - Barrister - New Court Chambers

1990 – 1992 - Project Manager - Birmingham Standing Conference for the Single Homeless

1982 – 1987    Manager - National Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders

1982 - Housing Officer - Midland Area Housing Association

1973 – 1978 - Residential Social Worker - Harambee Housing Association

Voluntary Work/Committee Work

1982 – 2006 - Deputy Chairman - Handsworth Single Homeless Action Group

1987 – 2006 - Deputy Chairman - Hamac Housing Association (Formerly Handsworth Single Homeless Housing Association)

1987 – 2006 - Committee Member - Black Star Housing Association

1984 – 1987 - Committee Member - Handsworth Law Centre

1985 – 1986 - Member - Handsworth Defence Campaign 

1982 – 1985 - Committee Member - Asian Resource Centre

1982 – 1985 - Committee Member - Handsworth Action Centre

1983 – 1985 - Deputy Chairman(Founder Member) - Handsworth Mental Health Action Group

1975 – 1979 - Member - Afro-Caribbean Self Help Organisation 

Teaching 

University of Warwick    Aspect of Criminal Law
Policing; its effect on the community.

University of Cambridge 
(Extra Mural Department)    Comparative Race Relations


University of Birmingham    CQSW Course; on the relevance of the Probation Service to the needs of the black offender.

Holyhead Adult Education Institute    ‘O’ Level Law

Other Activities

-    I have contributed to television and radio programmes i.e. “Divided Kingdom” (Channel 4), “20 Years On” (TVS) and various news programmed for Central and Channel 4.
-    I have also given occasional talks on a wide range of issues to a variety of voluntary and statutory organisations. 


 
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