Michael Causer 4th Anniversary Vigil

Publish Date: 31/07/2012

 

The Michael Causer Foundation is holding a vigil of remembrance to mark the fourth anniversary of Michael's death. This years theme is ‘We Are All Family’, with the events aim to highlight the impact of hate crime on the family and community as well as the victim.

The vigil will take place in Liverpool on Temple Street at 7.30pm on Thursday 2nd August 2012.

Michael Causer was assaulted because of his sexual orientation in the early hours of the morning on 25th July 2008 after a house party. He was subjected to a prolonged attack as he slept and his body dumped outside on the street.

After his death a memorial fund was set up and due to the generosity of the response to this fund, it developed into the Michael Causer Foundation, whose aim is to provide supported accommodation for vulnerable LGBT young people in the north West of England.

Darren Knight, Head of Policy Engagement will be attending the vigil and comments “It’s important that we come together and remember the tragedy of Michael’s death. Sadly homophobia is still rife and it’s crucial that we work together to look at ways of addressing and tackling it”.

Click here for more information on the Michael Causer Foundation 

Click here for more information on our Enough is Enough! Action against Homophobia campaign .