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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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Martin Luther King speaks – at Newcastle University, 13th November 1967

On this MLK day, Journey to Justice would like to remind you of a wonderful short film made for us by Exposure, an award-winning youth media charity supporting young people to improve their confidence, communication and employability skills. They took part of Dr King’s speech on accepting his honorary degree from Newcastle University. Five months later he was shot dead.

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Watch the recording of our
2020 Human Rights Day event

Watch the recording of our 2020 Human Rights Day event with Janice Kelsey, US civil rights activist from Birmingham, Alabama and JtoJ partners from Birmingham, UK, dedicated to social justice.

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Bell Ribero Addy MP describes the stories which should be included in teaching British history and JtoJ agrees.

Every word is worth listening to and you can hear and read her speech in Parliament.

Click on the post to view the clip.

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