After the brilliant Stand Up to Racism national conference on 21 October, now’s the time to build the resistance and make it clear that anti-racists are the majority in Britain.
Saturday 18 November – Wakefield Stand Up to Racism Protest against the launch of racist party ‘For Britain’ – Anne Marie Waters not welcome in Pontefract!assemble 1pm Pontefract Town Hall – see fb page here:
For more on the ‘For Britain’ party see here:
Sunday 19 November – Football for all!
Leeds Stand Up to Racism leafletting at Elland Road against the ‘Football Lads Alliance’ – Sunday 19 November, meet 12noon car park by Co-op / James Reed Health Centre on Beeston Road LS11 8PN (bus no. 1 from town].
For more on the ‘Football Lads Alliance’ see here:
Tuesday 21 November, How do we fight Islamophobia?
Wakefield Stand Up to Racism panel meeting with Wakefield TUC, MEND, Stand Up to Racism and local Muslim community. 7pm Lightwaves Leisure Centre, Lower York St, WF1 3LJ
• Other events in November – help SUTR build activity during Islamophobia Awareness Month. Go to Islamophobia Awareness Month UK on Facebook.
•December – winter appeal for refugees. Build solidarity and support for refugees alongside Care4Calais, which is organising a delegation going to France on Sunday 10 December. Go to Care4Calais on Facebook. We aim to organise another successful ‘Santa Knows No Borders’ event. For more on the SUTR Winter Appeal see here:
Leeds Stand Up to Racism action meeting – Tuesday 5 December, 6.30pm, Leeds UNISON offices, 160a Woodhouse Lane (opp Fenton pub) LS2 9EN – all welcome – come and get involved in the discussion on how to take on the rising tide of racism locally and nationally and plan future events
•January – Holocaust Memorial Day is on 27 January. Leeds SUTR group are planning an event in conjunction with the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust around this time.
•February – SUTR trade union conference takes place on Saturday 10 February in London Go to Stand Up To Racism on Facebook and book your place via this link:
UN Anti-Racism Day international day of demonstrations – Saturday 17 March 2018 – London
This National Demonstration has been organised by Stand Up To Racism and is part of the UN anti racism day. At a time when Trump spouts racism on a daily basis from the White House and across Europe we see far right and neo nazi parties being elected in many countries it is vital we make this as big a protest as possible. The Tories want to scapegoat migrants and refugees and blame them for the crisis created by May’s Austerity policies. Continued deaths in Police custody and the rise of Islamophobia haunt our cities. Join the anti racists from Leeds to build the biggest protest against racism possible. Book your place here – the sooner people book their place the more coaches we can lay on!
Follow Leeds Stand Up to Racism on Twitter and Facebook for more details, http://www.standuptoracism.org.uk @AntiRacismDay @SUTRLeeds