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Category Archives: In the Community
Show Racism the Red Card......
Launch of new film Immigration: What’s the Story? Thursday 22 October, 5pm London including guest speaker Christine Blower. Click here for more details.
Saturday 14th November 2015. Organised by 6 East London Trades Councils running from 11am to 4pm at Harold Road Community Centre, 170 Harold Road, Plaistow, London, E13 0SE. WF Trades Council has agreed to do a Housing Workshop at this meeting.
Saturday 14th November 2015 – Unite the Resistance National Conference. 11m to 5pm Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church. Subject is Fight Austerity and Defend Trade Unions. Click here for more information.
On Tuesday 21st of October WF UAF will be having a meeting to discus the launch of a local ‘Stand up to Racism’. The meeting will take place at ‘The Mill’, Coppermill Lane E17 The meeting will start at 7.30pm sharp. Continue reading
Tuesday 13th October 2015 at 2pm – UNISON members will be on the Town Hall steps from 1pm. The meeting is scheduled for the Council Chamber so should be open to the public.
Monday 12th October 2015 8pm in Hornbeam Cafe in Hoe Street.
Barnet UNISON strike......
Barnet UNISON 24 hour strike 7 October – over 46 % of Library workers to be sacked. Continue reading
Royal College of Nursing Library & Heritage Centre – with award-winning writer, Stephen Bourne.
This free talk and reception includes author of Black Poppies, Britain’s Black community in the great war joins us for an evening of inspiration and insight into the contribution made by black and minority ethnic communities during the First World War. Continue reading
The sight of people risking their lives to escape war, poverty and oppression has been heart-breaking. The callous response from the British government stands in stark contrast to the compassion and commitment of ordinary people who have risen up across towns, cities and villages to organise and bring solidarity to the refugees. Continue reading
In the 19th Century, the thinker and artist, John Ruskin, fiercely attacked industrial capitalism and called upon individuals to take responsibility for building a better society and economy. His ideas influenced the concept of the “social economy”; corporate social responsibility and ethical consumerism. He is as relevant today as he was then. Come and learn from his ideas and a wide range of thinkers and actors who are ensuring Ruskin’s ideas live on. Continue reading