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Glasgow launch

Welcome 2013 with revolutionary fervour at the EDGE FUND GLASGOW LAUNCH PARTY

Saturday 6th April

African Caribbean Network Centre, 66-68 Osborne Street, Glasgow, G1 5QH

7 – 10pm

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ARE YOU A COMMUNITY ACTIVIST, ARTIST OR PERFORMER RAISING YOUR VOICE FOR JUSTICE?

Edge Fund activists are looking for artists, activists, performers and community organisers to make the Glasgow launch night amazing. The Edge Fund is a really good sign of things to come. There are so many amazing people out there who can benefit. We want to showcase the biggest talents from the roaring belly of resistance on our streets and in our communities. Please do email over any links / suggestions ASAP to edgecommunity@riseup.net – Check out the Edge Fund launch in London heremore videos and footage here.

Programme on the night

7.00 – 7.30 Performances – why we need to build community power .. the issues alive in Glasgow.
7.30 – 8.00 Small group feedback
8.00 – 8.15 – Q and A
8.15- 8.45 – Soulful music – chillax – connect shout outs to different crews, organisations and groups in the building, in case people wish to make connections and network.

Here’s just some of the amazing contributors performing on the night…

  • Cathy McCormack – long term anti-poverty campaigner from Easterhouse Glasgow, author of ‘The Wee Yellow Butterfly’ and radio presenter of the ‘The War against the Poor in Britain’ series
  • Galgael who provide a space that serves as something of a safe harbour for those whose lives have been battered by storms such as worklessness, depression or addiction
  • The Glasgow Sex Worker Open University (SWOU) – a project created by and for sex workers. SWOU’s aim is to empower our community through workshops, debates, actions and art projects as well as fighting against our criminalisation
  • The African Caribbean Network who promote the inclusion of African and Caribbean residents as equal and valued members of their communities
  • Camcorder Guerrillas are a Glasgow community-based, voluntary collective of professional filmmakers, artists and activists, working together to make and showcase documentaries for those concerned with human rights, welfare and social justice initiatives

Please RSVP if you would like to contribute and / or reserve a ticket ASAP to edgecommunity@riseup.net.

And beforehand…

LET FREEDOM RING! POPULAR EDUCATION TRAINING – READING OUR REALITY IN 2013
SATURDAY 6TH APRIL – AFRICAN CARIBBEAN NETWORK CENTRE, 66 – 68 OSBORNE STREET, GLASGOW G1 5QH – 4 – 6pm

Let Freedom Ring! – from South Africa comes the UK launch of Training for Transformation in 2013 – “The greatest weapon in the hand of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.” ― Steve Biko www.theglassishalffull.co.uk

PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE LIMITED SPACES FOR THE TRAINING – MAXIMUM 20 SPACES – please respond ASAP on letfreedomring@theglassishalffull.co.uk. It Is Free! :)

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