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From: Amanda
Date: 25 June 2014

Women resisting the racist ‘security’ state public meeting. 3 July. London. Freedom Without Fear Platform will be sharing experiences and struggles of various communities of women who face persecution by the British state. They will be bringing to the fore voices that are increasingly silenced and ignored by racist mainstream media, politicians, corporates, NGOs and the state.
More info: https://www.facebook.com/FreedomWithoutFearPlatform


From: Dashty
Date: 20 June 2014

International Federation of Iraqi Refugees call upon the UN to take responsibility for the lives of displaced people of Iraq by providing for their needs and asking other countries to grant them asylum. IFIR, together with other organisations, are trying to help displaced people in Kurdistan with urgent needs. Your aid and support (financial, food, medicine, clothing… or others) will ease the pain of the displaced people.
More info: http://www.federationifir.com


From: Christina
Date: 19 June 2014

Lisapo is a Congolese heritage programme which has recorded the stories of 29 Congolese nationals living in Greater Manchester. There is also an event featuring live musical oratory and featuring the Sapeurs (the infamous Elegantly dressed persons of the Congo) on 28 June.
More info: http://www.newleftproject.org/index.php/site/article_comments/beyond_the_war_and_ndombolo & http://bandonthewall.org/events/4365/ (event)


From: Sophie
Date: 19 June 2014

Shake! Showcase #4: Remembering, Re-imagining, Reparations. An explosive showcase from the participants of the fourth Shake! course. Featuring freshly created poetic, filmic & musical responses to injustice. June 26
More info: http://voicesthatshake.blogspot.co.uk/2014/06/shake-showcase-4-rememberingre.html


From: C
Date: 19 June 2014

New report from Corporate Watch: To the Ends of the Earth: A Guide to Unconventional Fossil Fuels. This new cutting edge report provides the most comprehensive and accessible guide yet to unconventional fossil fuels, such as fracking, tar sands and coal bed methane.
More info: http://www.corporatewatch.org/publications/2014/ends-earth-guide-unconventional-fossil-fuels


From: One Voice Community Collective
Date: 18 June 2014

NETER HERU. 12 hours of Musikal Medicine & Inspirational WORDS SOUND POWER in Celebration of the Neter Heru 2014….featuring the best of London’s Grassroots Wordsmiths, Singers & Players of instruments….
More info: Facebook post


From: Sophie/ Monitoring Group
Date: 18 June 2014
Police corruption and racism: an endless legacy? What is the significance of the Ellison review, which investigated allegations of police corruption and spying of the Stephen Lawrence family and campaign, and what can done to to ensure that the Inquiry is totally open and transparent to the public? June 23. 7pm. London.
More info: http://www.tmg-uk.org/police-corruption-and-racism-an-endless-legacy/

From: Dan
Date: 17 June 2014
The Sussex Students’ Guide to Popular Education and Freedom. Workshops on radical journalism, anti-imperialist activism, the politics of mental health and more. 22 June. Sussex University.
More info: http://sussexglobal.org/activism-exchange/

From: Amina
Date: 17 June 2014
Urgent action needed today to stop 19-year old twin asylum-seekers being deported to Georgia tomorrow.
More info: Facebook post

From: Amanda
Date: 10 June 2014
The Spark will be a week of workshops, films, discussions, poetry, music, art and more, looking at the fight for social justice in the UK and around the world from 16 – 21 June 2014.
More info: http://www.thesparkspace.org

From: Sabrina, Chagos Refugees Group
Date: 9 June 2014
Support the Chagos Islands Team this World Cup. The Chagos Islands team plays for the Chagossian people exiled from their homeland by a US military base. Support the team and the people’s struggle to return!
More info: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/let-us-return-support-the-chagos-islands-team-this-world-cup

From: Yula
Date: 4 June 2014
Journey to Justice launch. A night of music, dance, poetry and film celebrating those working for social justice. London.
More info: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/journey-to-justice-tickets-11069006697

From: Sophie
Date: 2 June 2014
Panel Discussion: British Reparations for Caribbean Slavery: Why, When and How? 24 June.
More info: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/americas/documents/24_June__Reparations_panel_discussion_flyer.pdf

From: Amanda
Date: 2 June 2014
Critical Information Collective’s first environmental and social justice exhibition; Irreplaceable: Nature Not For Sale.

From: Sophie
Date: 29 May 2014
Occupy London Tours in June

From: Amanda
Date: 28 May 2014
Demand justice for Dunya, a 15 year’s old child bride  brutality murdered by her 45 years old husband in Iraqi Kurdistan.

From: Susan
Date: 20 May 2014
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust has announced new funding programmes

From: Amanda
Date: 19 May 2014
Trust for London, New Economics Foundation (NEF) and Islington Council are convening a National Fairness Convention. This high profile event will bring together commissioners, policy makers and councillors from across the country to explore local approaches to tackling poverty and inequality
More info: Register

From: Susan
Date: 19 May 2014
Paid internship at Campaign Against the Arms Trade

From: Amanda
Date: 16 May 2014
What can radical historians offer to a world threatened by climate change?’ Seminar

From: Sophie
Date: 1 May 2014
Communications Manager vacancy at Lankelly Chase Foundation

From: Sophie
Date: 24 April 2014

The Spark!: week of free workshops on social justice issues in London


From: Amanda
Date: 17 April 2014
New report about Joint Enterprise from Bureau for Investigative Journalism/ JENGbA

From: Sophie
Date: 8 April 2014
Support Aderonke’s (Lesbian Immigration Support Group) asylum claim

From: Susan
Date: 3 April 2014
Brief info: Update from Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, reminder about co-optees to join grant committees.
More info:

From: Amanda
Date: 22 March 2014
Our Tottenham update; support the community plan
More info: wardscornercommunituplan.wordpress.com

From: Nicole
Date: 21 March 2014
Updates from the Empty Cages Collective; starting the Tear Down the Walls Tour, weekend ‘Organising for Abolition’, conference planned for November, publication with stories from people about how it feels to support someone in prison.

From: Beatrice
Date: 21 March 2014
Why Refugee Women regional conference; raising the profile of asylum seeking women

From: Max
Date: 19 March 2014

Co-operative Group wants to sell all of its land to the highest bidder. Help stop them.
More info: https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/9760-halt-sale-of-co-op-group-farms?locale=fr


From: Susan
Date: 17 March 2014
Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust looking for co-optees to help its new programme committees in areas such as rights, justice, sustainability, new economics and corporate accountability.

From: Suresh
Date: 6 February 2014
Upcoming events in London re immigration, racism, gypsy heritage, Indian elections

From: Amanda
Date: 6 February 2014
Protest British gas grabbing and arms sales to the Algerian regime – 10 Feb

From: Amanda
Date: 6 February 2014
Conference on Radical and Autonomous Education

From: Sophie
Date: 3 February 2014
Realising Mandela’s people-powered dream: London event 11 Feb. Join Koketso Moeti and Paul Mason, and hear Amandla’s plans to ensure that those most affected by poverty, violence and corruption, can access tools and information to drive accountability and change.

From: Sophie
Date: 10 December 2013
New campaigners’ forum and expert advice available through Sheila McKechnie Foundation

From: Sophie
Date: 2 December 2013
Campaigning training available (Campaign Bootcamp)

From: Linda
Date: 28 November
Write to your MP: Save the Independent Living Fund

From: Amanda
Date: 28 November 2013
There’s a whole floor full of excellent modern office furniture which the NOVA organisation is willing to give away to groups and activists who need it.
More info: Call Amina on 07747 338869

From: Sophie
Date: 28 November 2013
Passionate Collaboration: report on the UK environmental sector

From: Eleanor
Date: 28 November 2013
£2,500 prize money is for projects which use the growing potential of digital technologies for the improvement of the lives of homeless and vulnerable people.

From: Dan
Date: 21 November 2013
Applications open for Poetry is Freedom Masterclass; the Poet’s Guide to Popular Education and Freedom

From: Dan
Date: 19 November 2013
The Story of Crossroads Women’s Centre; video, photography & illustration project. Looking for someone 16-21 to participate in designing and creating the video story.
More info: Contact Rob rob@eighteenthirtynine.com

From: Amanda
Date: 13 November 2013
There’s a charity just handing cash to poor people, and testing the results

From: Matilda
Date: 6 November 2013
Mark Duggan Inquest. Please attend if you can.

From: Amanda
Date: 1 November 2013
Save our Bank Campaign: Co-operative Bank campaign to keep its ethical policies and for the bank to return to being mutual.

From: Amanda
Date: 1 November 2013

On 16 October 2013 the Fund for Global Human Rights convened a lunch time briefing on “Donor challenges to supporting new activism- reflections from the field”. The meeting was held at Oak premises and was attended by 15 representatives from 10 foundations.
More info: Contact Poonam Joshi Head of London Office and Program Officer for South Asia Fund for Global Human Rights pjoshi@globalhumanrights.orgpjoshi@globalhumanrights.org


From: Amanda
Date: 1 November 2013
At the NESTA FutureFest in London last weekend  there was a talk by Paul Mason prefiguring the themes of his forthcoming book “Post Capitalism”.

From: Suresh
Date: 1 November 2013

Day of Action; say no to UKBA Fishing Raids. Gerard Street, Chinatown, London.
More infohttp://www.thelondonchinatown.org.uk & http://www.tmg-uk.org


 

From: Joe
Date: 2 October 2013
UK Uncut action against legal aid cuts

From: Dan
Date: 4 November 2013

Event: 25 Years of Radical HIV Activism – An Afternoon with US ACT UP Veteran Peter Staley
More info: Facebook page CLICK HERE


 

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