Isabel Domingo Rudgley Dean Richards Eliah English Paul Nelson Grace Robinson

How to use a comic book to have a conversation with children and young people who are at risk

A Talk by Eliah English , Grace Robinson , Isabel Domingo Rudgley , Dean Richards and Paul Nelson

About this Talk

The discussion will focus on the power of comics to educate young people about the risks and harms of county lines, a model of criminal exploitation related to drug trafficking prevalent within the UK. The panel will share their experiences of designing a comic to be used in education and youth centres. It will explore the use of comic books as a tool to generate an open conversation with young people about exploitation, and will discuss how the art of storytelling can bring leading academic expertise on county lines to young audiences.

01 December 2021, 02:30 PM

02:30 PM - 03:45 PM

About The Speakers

Eliah English

Eliah English

Liberty Lines Project


Grace Robinson

Grace Robinson

CEO, Black Box Research and Consultancy

Expert witness, consultant and researcher, specialising in criminal exploitation & County Lines.


Isabel Domingo Rudgley

Isabel Domingo Rudgley

Co-Director, Liberty Lines Project CIC


Dean Richards

Dean Richards

Sovereign Comics, Sovereign Comics Limited

Comic artist & visual story teller.


Paul Nelson

Paul Nelson