Celebrating Stephen Lawrence’s life and legacy on 22 April – and every day

Stephen Lawrence Day: 22 April 2020. General Secretary's article in SecEd, 5 March 2020

By Deborah Lawson, General Secretary, Voice

So many of us still remember vividly the shock we felt at the news of the senseless murder of Stephen Lawrence 27 years ago. 

Stephen was like any other young person, with dreams and aspirations. He wanted to become an architect – but he was denied his dreams. His life was cut short simply because of the colour of his skin.

Read the article here.

Further information

School resources for Stephen Lawrence Day 2020:

Your Voice, January 2020: Celebrating the Life & legacy of Stephen Lawrence (pdf)

5 March 2020

Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation partners with Community to support teachers promoting racial equality, 25 February 2021


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