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.Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
To mark International Human Rights Day, Journey to Justice is delighted to welcome Janice Kelsey, a US civil rights activist from Birmingham Alabama, whose story we tell in our travelling exhibition. She will be the main speaker at our online event with Bishop Jonathan Jackson, Senior Pastor at NTCG The Rock in Springhill, Birmingham.
They will be joined by other speakers from Birmingham whose work is focused on social and economic justice as we look at history, today and what we can do now.Continue Reading
The atrocities that change the world also change people’s lives and attitudes.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
I went to Budapest to attend a ‘Youth Activism, engagement and civic learning’ conference funded by the Leverhulme Trust and the culmination of an international project. I enjoyed hearing speakers from Lebanon, Hungary, Australia, Hong Kong and Spain and UK youth activists (Advocacy Academy, MAP Youth in Norfolk and the British Youth Council).Continue Reading
This summer, JtoJ director Carrie Supple went on a trip across the USA to meet some of the amazing people whose stories we tell in our exhibition. Read all about her extraordinary month here.Continue Reading
I am a proud Hong Konger. Born and educated here, but also a white English speaker – with citizenship elsewhere. Many recent commentators would try and have you believe my presence at the protests confirms foreign intervention, a hidden international agenda. Some say that I, and the other two million protesters are paid, and give undeserved focus to the seven people holding Stars and Stripes flags.Continue Reading