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Migration Matters Festival

Every third week in June during ‘Refugee Week’ in the UK, the Migration Matters Festival, returns to Sheffield. It’s an international arts festival celebrating the contributions of migrants & refugees who have come to Sheffield.

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Great news from Nottingham!

Abi Rhodes, our wonderful Economic (In)Justice Project coordinator, has been successful in her application for a 6-month Fellowship with the University of Nottingham.

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Continuing our partnership work with the Communication Workers Union

On May 18th Journey to Justice met the National Executive of the CWU at their headquarters in Wimbledon, London. We were delighted to be invited to present our Economic (In)Justice resources, with a focus on ‘community-based action for change’.

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Journey to Justice and the University of Leicester – our partnership grows

JtoJ is delighted to be working with Professor George Lewis at the University of Leicester in order to find a permanent venue for our civil rights exhibition. After five years touring to 15 communities in England, seen by over 180,000 people, we can’t wait to see it installed in a new home in Leicester.

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Manchester CWU report

On 13th March we were in Manchester taking part in a CWU conference for activists thinking of standing as candidates for councils or Parliament. We ran their final session on ‘Antiracism, class solidarity and building community.’

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JtoJ’s workshop with Take Back The Power at the Winch

On Thursday 10th March 2022, Tania and Martin from Journey to Justice delivered a workshop on economic (in)justice in the UK at the Winch (https://thewinch.org/), a youth charity based in Camden.

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Members of the Journey to Justice team delivered a workshop on racial and economic justice to the Communication Workers Union (CWU) in Birmingham (Feb 2022).

Using our unique approach to social justice and human rights education, the CWU regional leads were invited to consider the present day challenges and injustices facing their membership through an historical lens. We presented participants with lesser told stories of collective and individual action from our Archives of Activism: our civil rights exhibition (www.jtojhumanrights.org.uk/) and economic injustice sites (www.economicinjustice.org.uk).

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Leicester Human Rights Arts and Film Festival – 5th December 2021

At the 8th annual Leicester Human Rights Arts and Film Festival, members of Journey to Justice hosted a panel discussing Economic (In)Justice, Class and Education. We showed a short extract from our mini documentary, focusing on class and education, made with the film production company Rainbow Collective.

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Judge Craig Mitchell: The Superior Court Judge transforming lives on Skid Row

Hannah Simpson, a journalist, documentary researcher and Journey to Justice volunteer, has written a blog about an inspirational judge on LA’s Skid Row, who set up a running club for homeless individuals almost ten years ago.

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The grand launch of two new JtoJ online resources June 17th 2021 on Zoom

Over 100 guests attended what was an unforgettable evening and a celebration of scores of people’s talent and time. We love both resources and are so grateful to the designers, builders, film makers, all participants, volunteers, funders, advisers & exhibition schleppers.

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