David Breakspear was only ten years old when he was first arrested. Within a few years, they excluded him from education and took his first step on the school to prison pipeline.

In 2015, he decided he had enough of prison and the life that always led him to return. A complete change of attitude and David turned his life around. He attributes his success to the education he received in prison after he took every educational opportunity available to him.

In this, TEDx talk David explains why education makes the impossible, possible.

Since his release, David has been working with a diverse range of organisations to inform, influence and inspire by sharing his extensive lived experience.

You can find out more by reading David’s blog.

You can also find David on Instagram @whatcanbe2.

David has his own channel on YouTube and his own podcast on the

Anchor podcast platform.

David is supported by Kelly, known as “The Missus’ or Keef.

If you have questions, or you would like more information on how we can help you. Please get in touch.

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Pup!

The title of this blog is actually an acronym – we love an acronym in the criminal justice world, not! – which stands for person under probation and is a label I had stuck to me many moons ago, from my formative teenage years right through to April 26, 2019. Please excuse the lengthy context … Continue reading Pup!

Lessons to learn

I know I’m stating the bleeding obvious by saying life since March 2020 has been indifferent to the life we had become so accustomed to. We all had to adapt to an alternative way of living. Most of it during a lockdown and with, sometimes strict, restrictions on the freedom snatched away from us overnight. … Continue reading Lessons to learn

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