The Centre was officially set up on 12 January 1993, the tenth anniversary of Colin Roach’s death in the local police station.
Although not completely accurate, read this article in the Hackney Gazette in 2017 for more context
Despite numbering only a handful of activists the Colin Roach Centre members achieved a great deal of successes and some of these remain relevant to ongoing struggles.
Below are a number of booklets, newspapers and documents published between 1991 and 2001-02.
a Crime is a Crime is a Crime by Hackney Community Defence Association (HCDA) published ian 1991
On the Border of a Police State (HCDA, 1993)