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Hate Crime Awareness - Young People's Competition

The Safer Sandwell Partnership held a competition for young people in Sandwell, which launched during National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2021, to raise awareness of hate crime.

We asked young people to produce a poem or piece of artwork about hate crime. 

What is hate crime?

A hate crime is any criminal offence which is perceived by the victim or any other person to be motivated by hostility or prejudice towards a person based on their:

  • Race
  • Religion
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender identity
  • Disability

For more information, visit our hate crime webpage.


The two winners of the Sandwell Partnership Hate Crime Awareness Competition were chosen as follows:
George - winner of the age 11-14 category
Aimee - winner of the age 15-18 category 

Both Aimee and George are students at Q3 Academy in Great Barr. Here are their winning entries:Advisor on Crime & Community Safety and Councillor Bob Piper, Cabinet Member for Community Safety.

Hate Crime Awareness Competition winning entries