It was a really inspiring, eclectic evening, bringing people together to unite around shared feelings of hope, resilience and a motivation to push for change – with beautiful music as well. Key themes that arose include the intertwined nature of economic and racial injustice. Speakers shared their individual journeys to justice ranging from marches for freedom in 1960s America, work tackling poverty pay and student action against racism today. JtoJ volunteers talked about our work on civil rights and challenging economic injustice.Continue Reading
We were delighted with the turnout of members – 35 from Italy, the USA and all over the UK. We welcomed four new trustees: Tania Aubeelack, Veronica Fletcher, Duncan Moore and Rebecca Walker who wowed the audience with their reasons for wanting to become part of the JtoJ team.Continue Reading
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.
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Hannah Simpson, “We Got the Power”.
Come and hear Rona Topaz (Disability Officer, Open Labour London) and Gail Ward (disabled advocate) discuss how to overcome barriers to employment for disabled people and the idea of a guaranteed basic income for all. October 29th, 8-9pm on ZoomContinue Reading
Wednesday September 2nd 2020 / 20.00 – 21.30
For anyone who wants to discuss what we can do about systemic racism.
Following the success of our July event where people shared their responses to the murder of George Floyd, there were requests for a chance to focus on what we can do about systemic racism – in the workplace or any institution, understanding where power lies and how to effect change.Continue Reading
Carrie Supple, director of JtoJ joined Bridget McKenzie 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 …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