On July 2nd, 35 JtoJ supporters met by Zoom to share their responses to the murder of George Floyd. Our aim was to gather examples of challenging racism and learn from each other.Continue Reading
Carrie Supple of JtoJ joined Bridget MKenzie of Climate Museum UK and Michelle McGrath of Museum of Muck on a webinar to discuss ‘Being An Activist Museum Worker’. Scores of museum workers took part and we talked about building solidarity in the ranks, how to bring systemic change in the sector and asked questions including, Is activism the business of museums? and Why are the oppressed doing all the work? It was a really fruitful discussion leading to new contacts and sharing experiences. Thank you to friends at the International Slavery Museum for inviting JtoJ to take part. Congratulations ISM, …Continue Reading
After seven years of growth we seek to strengthen our board by appointing two new trustees with the skills, experience and commitment to promote human rights education.
Deadline for applications – August 12th midnight.Continue Reading
The atrocities that change the world also change people’s lives and attitudes.Continue Reading
JtoJ trustee and Sheffield teacher Mark Hutchinson was on BBC Radio Sheffield on 13th June 2020, discussing the history of the Sheffield Ladies Anti-Slavery Society, statues and what schools should be teaching about Black history today. Listen to the interview here:Continue Reading
Seeing George Floyd murdered in front of our eyes and the eruption of pain and rage which followed, has galvanised a phenomenal determination around the world to bring real, systemic change. It was a tipping point for those who are tired of yet another atrocity.
Benjamin Zephaniah said the number and range of people speaking out and marching in solidarity gives us hope, but the road is long. The work of Journey to Justice is an ongoing response to centuries of racism.
Racism is woven into the …Continue Reading
Tania Aubeelack spoke powerfully on behalf of JtoJ. She talked about the Mangrove 9 campaign for justice, focused on the role of Althea Lecointe Jones, physician and leader of the UK Black Power Movement.Continue Reading
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