With the 20th anniversary of Damilola Taylor’s death on Friday 27 November, Richard Taylor OBE and Rio Ferdinand have appeared in an interview in The Sun to share an important message.
Due to new national restrictions, the 20th anniversary memorial service to commemorate the death of Damilola Taylor has been rescheduled to 19 May 2021.
“This is Oscars story hope2020.uk/ambassadors/fa…Oscar dreams of becoming an estate agent. Thanks to our partners @TeamHudl he’s moving his dream forward! All young people have dreams #Hope2020 pic.twitter.com/1ugmWb3pOb” Despite having to be launched at such a difficult time HOPE2020 is striking a chord with many young people at this time.
Richard Taylor took a group of school children who were on half term holidays to the McDonald’s restaurant in Peckham Rye at the invitation of the CEO of McDonald’s restaurant Mr Mike Smith. Mr Smith is a philanthropist who owns 12 other McDonald’s restaurants scattered across London.
On Saturday 10 October 2020 Richard Taylor, OBE of the Damilola Taylor Trust and Gary Trowsdale of HOPE2020 visited Peckham Town Football Club to witness the unfurling of a banner celebrating Black Lives Matter and HOPE2020. To make it an even more memorable afternoon the First XI beat Stansfield 5-0!
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Richard Taylor has been interviewed by ITN about HOPE2020. Look for him on the news this afternoon and evening.
Richard Taylor, father of Damilola Taylor – murdered in Peckham in 2000, will be appearing with Piers Morgan on GMB this morning (2 September) to talk about Hope2020, a programme to encourage hope in these difficult times. https://www.hope2020.uk/news-articles/ Through the Damilola Taylor Trust and in other ways Richard has worked