Lawrence anniversary campaign

The mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence is launching a campaign to mark the 20th anniversary of his death.

Doreen Lawrence pushes for fairer community policing

Doreen Lawrence said more would be done this year to ensure no other family has to go through what she endured, including an outreach programme to new police chiefs.

Elsewhere, a concert planned for April, a criminal justice lecture, an annual memorial lecture and a gala ball will help raise awareness and funds for the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust, which Mrs Lawrence founded

Mrs Lawrence said the trust would campaign to new police and crime commissioners for fairer community policing.

A memorial service will be held at St Martin in the Fields on April 22, the date Stephen died in 1993, as part of the so-called SL20 Campaign.

'There is more to be done to get justice for Stephen'

Doreen Lawrence's son Stephen was murdered in 1993. Credit: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

The mother of murdered teenager Stephen Lawrence says there is "more to be done to get justice" for her son.

A memorial service will be held later this year to mark the 20th anniversary of his death, and a gala ball will raise funds for the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust.

Doreen Lawrence said:

"It is hard to believe that 2013 will mark 20 years since Stephen died.

"This time last year we faced the conviction of two of Stephen's killers and the relief I felt then has stayed with me through the extraordinary year that was 2012.

"Despite this, our focus has to be on the next 20 years. There is more to be done to get justice for Stephen and to ensure that no other family has to go through what we endured."

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