Journey to Justice

National Gathering and AGM October 26th

We welcomed members, volunteers and partners from Liverpool, Norfolk, Sheffield, Bristol, Leicester, London and Middlesbrough. The morning was spent developing ideas for our Economic (In)Justice project which was very fruitful indeed.

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Black Xperience evening at Norbury Manor Business & Enterprise College, Croydon October 17th

Tania Aubeelack spoke powerfully on behalf of JtoJ. She talked about the Mangrove 9 campaign for justice, focused on the role of Althea Lecointe Jones, physician and leader of the UK Black Power Movement.

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Autumn 2019 Newsletter

For highlights of JtoJ’s year Oct. 2018 – Oct. 2019 we hope
you enjoy our newsletter full of projects, people and places
we visited and partnered with, plus fab photos and feedback. To make sure you are up to date with all JtoJ news sign up to our mailing list on the Contact Us page.

View: Autumn 2019 Newsletter

Leicester environmental protest then and now

Check out the new video from the Leicester team. Looking at stories of protest from the 1970s and 2019. Leicester’s earliest and latest environmental activists talk about their tactics.

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Islington Peace assemblies- September 2019

We were delighted to be invited by Islington Faiths Forum (IFF) Director, Roz Miller, to work in partnership with members of the forum to present assemblies to schools in Islington on the theme of peace. Read all about our visit here.

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Hungary, summer 2019

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).

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Meeting our friends in the USA – an extraordinary month

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.

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I Am A Proud Hong Konger

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.

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JtoJ seeks a new London Volunteer Coordinator

We are currently looking for a new London Volunteer. Check out the post for more details.

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The Local and The Global of Black Radicalism at Cambridge University CRASSH

This session focused on our work with local communities in the UK, including those tackling racial inequality. We made connections to key actors including Bayard Rustin, Paul Robeson & more recent activists.

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When museum activism comes to life

‘When museum activism comes to life’, a Q&A with JtoJ founder & Director Carrie Supple

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5th anniversary newsletter

In case you missed it, check out our 5th Anniversary newsletter which we celebrated late last year.

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Kick It Out Live – 25th anniversary event at Plexal, Stratford 23rd August 2018

I really enjoyed celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Kick It Out. It was well-hosted and everyone who attended the event had a genuine passion and commitment to transform the world of football into a better and more inclusive place.  Carrie, Martin, Parul, Pat, Tamla and I ran a stall showing our films and examples of how our work links with various sports.

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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 meeting with Journey to Justice. By the end of my time there I felt as familiar with the tube lines as the back of my hand.

Journey to Justice painted a far more beautiful picture of London for me than I ever could have done on …

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Train of Thoughts

Watching the plaque honoring Fredrick Douglass be unveiled is such an empowering experience. This is the very house where he stayed and was able to eventually buy his freedom. This is a beautiful honor and tribute to such a dark time in history.

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An American in London

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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 mere three days prior and I am praying I am heading in the right direction. I get off the train at my stop, make my way to the …

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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.

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

‘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.’

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Disability Inequality Solutions

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.

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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

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