The Stand Up To Racism Winter Appeal weekend, 8-10 December 2017, saw up to £20k delivered to Care4Calais to support refugees in Northern France and Belgium.
With the bitter weather continuing and conditions for refugees appalling across the region we are announcing a second round of the appeal. … Read the rest
Join us at the Stand Up to Racism Trade Union conference to take an anti-racist message into the workplace. Facebook event here.
• Challenging migrant charges in the NHS
• Educating against hate in our schools and colleges
• Solidarity with refugees
• Organising migrant workers
• Brexit and the free movement of labour: tackling the myths about immigration
• Fighting Islamophobia and institutional racism
• A briefing on the Football Lads Alliance
Margaret Greer Unison national equalities officer; Claude Moraes Labour MEP; Mark Rowe FBU North West secretary; Lee Barron Midlands TUC regional secretary; Clare Moseley Care4Calais; Wilf Sullivan TUC race equality officer; Weyman Bennett Stand Up To Racism joint convenor
The Tories are trying to use EU nationals as bargaining chips in Brexit negotiations. … Read the rest
For transport to the 17 march demonstration, click here
Find details of your local rally here
What is UN Anti-Racism Day?
The UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination was inaugurated in 1966 to commemorate the 1960 Sharpeville massacre which saw 69 anti-apartheid protestors killed and 178 wounded for taking to the streets against the regime’s racist pass laws. … Read the rest