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JtoJ seek a new trustee

After five years of growth we seek to strengthen our board by appointing a new trustee with the skills, experience and commitment to promoting human rights. View the details here (or click on the image below). You can also email Pat Boyer, JtoJ Secretary for more information: patriciaboyer@hotmail.com

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Hello, Goodbye London

It has now been over a month since I have returned home from my time in London. Looking back on my trip, I can see how much I have grown from the new experiences I had. I remember being so nervous to navigate the underground whirlwind which was the tube system on my very first […]

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Train of Thoughts

I’m sitting on a train watching the endless acres of England roll by. From a dainty snow fall to a heart warming sunrise to the mystical fog, and then enchanting rays of sunshine all dancing over the flat green land and charming, humble homes, as if each taking their turn in the queue. I struggle […]

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An American in London

It’s 6:30pm on a Monday night and I am an American college student taking an unfamiliar form of transportation, commonly known as the ‘tube’. I am on my way to go to a local library café to meet a group of various people I have never met before.  I have arrived in London but a […]

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You may say I’m a dreamer but I’m not the only one, I hope someday you’ll join us and the world will live as one

I have been living in London for almost one month now and I’d be lying if I didn’t say I am in awe to be living in the city where the Beatles developed into the iconic band they are known as today. I have yet to visit Abbey road but I have definitely had a […]

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Racism, war and poverty today – echoing MLK’s Newcastle speech in 1967

October 24th 2017, Idea Store, Whitechapel  ‘There are three urgent and indeed great problems that we face not only in the United States of America but all over the world today. That is the problem of racism, the problem of war and the problem of poverty.’ View the full transcript of the speech.   Arianna […]

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Disability Inequality Solutions

by Michael Asamoah, Social Media Volunteer for Journey to Justice In the year 2016 effective performance and situations of disabled and non-disabled people in the United Kingdom (UK) was not equal, however people and organisations have provided support through solutions that could help disabled people live increased healthy and happy lives. In schools, children who […]

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Syrian George by Martin Spafford

The true story of St. George: child soldier, migrant, prisoner of conscience, murdered for his beliefs When I realised the JtoJ presence at Speakers’ Corner was on St George’s Day, I thought I’d find out a bit more about his story: not the dragon-slaying myth but what’s known of the real person. It  appears he […]

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‘Better Discourse’ a blog by Harsha Perera, Executive Coach and JtoJ volunteer

At a time when soundbites and dumbed down messages are the norm, taking shortcuts becomes very tempting….Perhaps, there comes a moment when you need to decide what you are for. Are you for a discourse that is based on looking deeper and asking the difficult questions? Or, are you for something else that is based […]

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Standing Up to Hate Crimes

A blog by Karen Murphy, International Director of JtoJ partner Facing History and Ourselves. Article originally posted by Facing History and Ourselves on their Facing Today blog. The stories are heartbreaking and chilling. In the first few weeks of 2017, identity-based hatred appears to be pervasive and on the rise. Two immigrants from India were shot in […]

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