Journey to Justice

JtoJ on BBC Radio Merseyside

Ngunan Adamu of Radio Merseyside interviewed JtoJ director Carrie on International Women’s Day 2021 about our aims, work and impact.

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Tania Aubeelack speaks to Carrie Supple in Exposure interview

uman Rights Struggles and the Enduring Journey to Justice. JtoJ volunteer and trustee Tania Aubeelack interviews JtoJ director Carrie Supple for Exposure Youth Communications charity – one of our longtime partners.

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JtoJ volunteer pens heartfelt poem and personal tribute to Lauryn Hill

JtoJ volunteer Onycha Walford’s ‘Ballet Blues’ describes a devastating childhood experience of racism.
In her heartfelt tribute to Ms Lauryn Hill, Onycha celebrates the singer’s music and what she represents.

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A Spirit of Resilience

International Women’s Day represents a celebration of progress but also a reminder that change is always possible, even when it seems difficult. It is a story of spirit and resilience, never to be broken down by the effects of gender inequality.

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JtoJ is delighted to announce Sahar Beyad as our new Chair of trustees

Working in PR & Communications for the National Museums Liverpool, Sahar works across the International Slavery Museum, World Museum and the Waterfront Transformation Project. She has a huge passion for the arts, culture and education with over five years of working in the PR industry, and is actively engaged in the fight for social justice and raising awareness on matters of racial injustice, systemic racism and equal rights.

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Help take our human rights exhibition online

All over the country people are hoping for change. Change in what neighbours can do together maybe, or improved services to the community. Or perhaps changes in the law, or for a safer, healthier, more equal world.

Recently, the pandemic, Black Lives Matter and the climate crisis have made us think even more about what kind of society we want to live in.

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JtoJ on France24

Don’t miss this brilliant 10 minute interview on France 24 with Tania Aubeelack, JtoJ trustee talking about our human rights work and its impact – reaching a global audience.

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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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JtoJ wins an Activist Museum Award

The panel’s letter included this feedback. We are delighted and say congratulations to all winners.

“We received a high volume of compelling applications and Journey to Justice’s proposal stood out for the timeliness of its subject and track record of exhibitions that bring activism into museums, as well as a host of other institutions…

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Journey to Justice: Two Birminghams – Human Rights Day, 10th December 2020 Feedback

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.

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Journey to Justice Annual General Meeting, November 14th 2020 by Zoom

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.

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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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“JUSTICE WILL ROLL DOWN LIKE WATERS”

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.

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Black Voters Matter and the US Presidential Election

Post by Journey to Justice volunteer researcher
Hannah Simpson, “We Got the Power”.

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Economic (In)Justice and disability rights

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 Zoom

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Challenging Systemic Racism: An online Journey to Justice event

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.

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‘What Can We Do About Systemic Racism?

On July 2nd, 35 JtoJ supporters met by Zoom to share their responses to the murder of George Floyd. Our aim was to gather examples of challenging racism and learn from each other.

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Being an Activist Museum Worker zoom

Carrie Supple of JtoJ joined Bridget MKenzie 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 ISM, …

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Journey to Justice seeks two new trustees

Journey to Justice seeks two new trustees

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.

Download the details here or email Pat Boyer, JtoJ Secretary for more information: patriciaboyer@hotmail.com

Deadline for applications – August 12th midnight.

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