The Times wrote of Dave: “many writers, having written a first best-seller, might see it as a nice way to start a career. He started a movement instead.”
Dave is a creative genius check out his bio here
and Open Upon A School
. I’m going to keep this short and sweet, watch this video. His talk is very charming and he gets a standing ovation which is so touching. It’s no surprise considering what he’s achieved and started though:
”open minds and open ears and boundless compassion….some of these kids just don’t plain know how good they are, how smart and how much they have to say. You can tell them and shine that light on them, one human interaction at a time.”
Hackney Pirates have taken inspiration from this, to carry on the movement here in East London.