Journey to Justice

Trustee Board

With many thanks for their time and talent to trustees who stepped down from the board during 2017-18: Diane Alonzo, Will Essilfie and Chandra Vemury.

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

(JtoJ Bristol Co-ordinator)  was Associate Professor of History at UWE and is now Honorary Professor of History at the University of Bristol. Her life long research on race, ethnicity and social justice grew out of her experiences as the grandchild of Eastern European Jewish immigrants and an American student during the era of the Civil Rights movement.    

Mark Hutchinson

(JtoJ Sheffield Co-ordinator) 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

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

Jack Madden

(Online platform co-ordinator) 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) was Treasurer of Southwark CAB (Citizens Advice Bureau) and a trustee of Lambeth and Merton CAB.

Parul Motin

(Vice Chair/Safeguarding) is a Social Inclusion Officer/Safeguarding and freelance Project Manager for youth organisations running creative projects. Parul previously taught English in an east London school.        

Martin Spafford

(Acting Chair & Training Co-ordinator) 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

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

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