Journey to Justice

Management Committee

Diane Alonzo

is a student inspired by stories of human rights movements, keen on sharing her enthusiasm of history.

Pat Boyer

(Secretary) has taught in inner London schools for 40 years (20 as a Head) and lectures on Equity and Achievement in the US and UK. The school where she was Head is twinned with Xolani School, S. Africa.

Dr Madge Dresser

is Associate Professor in Social and Cultural British History at the University of West England whose life long research on race, ethnicity and social justice grew out of her experiences as an American student during the Civil Rights movement.

Will Essilfie

has years of experience as an education project manager. He worked for Apples & Snakes and as a Global Youth Work Co-ordinator and has conducted postgraduate research exploring social justice education through the arts.

Mark Hutchinson

is a secondary school teacher of History and Religious Education in Sheffield. He has also worked as a Black and Minority Ethnic teacher adviser.

Sheri Lawal

is Director of CHOICES (London) CIC for community development  and youth empowerment.

Jack Madden

is a Community Organiser and activist who has built grassroots campaigns across the UK. It was an inspiring history teacher and stories from the civil rights movement which brought him into organising and activism in the first place.

Terence McGregor

(Treasurer) is Treasurer of Southwark CAB (Citizens Advice Bureau) and a trustee of Lambeth and Merton CAB.

Parul Motin

(Vice Chair) is a Social Inclusion Assistant Officer and freelance Project Manager for youth organisations running creative projects.    

Martin Spafford

was until summer 2014 Head of History at George Mitchell School in Waltham Forest and is a Fellow of the Schools History Project and a member of the Black and Asian Studies Association.

Veena Vasista

focused on embedding human rights principles into social policy for 20 years and is now a conscious creativity midwife, specializing in conflict and change.

Chandra Vemury

(Chair) is an engineering academic with a deep sense of social consciousness. He is a firm believer in the role and power of education in the achievement of social equity and justice. Read more about Chandra:

Carrie Supple

is the Director of Journey to Justice (not a member of the management committee) and was Director of Youth Act,  She has 30 years of experience in education and human rights work: teachingforsolidarity

With huge thanks to everyone who has helped to get us this far