20 October 2017 11:00am–6:30pm, UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road, London. NW1 2AY
A networking and community event to celebrate Black History Month. This event is open to the public
A free one-day event focusing on the journey and link with trade unionism that brought many Black people to the shores of Great Britain. The theme for the event is “The History of Black Trade Unionism across the Diaspora – The Journey”.
There will be presentations on educational aspect of Black History Month which will also include music, poetry, food from different continents of the world and lots of drinks and nibbles. There will be an opportunity to network across the trade union movement and wider community.
We’re still finalising the programme but you will hear from:
- Dave Prentis, General Secretary
- Margaret Mckee, UNISON President
- Rakesh Patel, Thompsons Solicitors
- Francis Duku, Show Racism the Red Card
- Oku Ekpenyon, Memorial 2007
- And others.
Register interest here (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/national-black-history-month-event-tickets-36153354657)
This is the first inaugural event that national UNISON will be organising in conjunction with regional support for Black History Month in October.