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Apply now! Racial Justice Campaign Course

Apply to this course before 23rd June here: http://tinyurl.com/ybflffa8

The Racial Justice Campaign Course is a 6 month course facilitated by leading national anti-racist campaigners and community organisers in Leeds. The course is designed to turn activists into organisers, and build solidarity between struggles.

We are looking for campaigners/organisers working across the movement to join us for this free six months training in Leeds – Please apply before the 23rd June!

Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/422105034854792/

What we hope to achieve with the course:
1. Provide campaigners with the organising principles needed to increase campaigning efforts and avoid burnout.
2. Build solidarity and connections between campaigners working on different issues.
3. Offer monthly coaching sessions so campaigners can evaluate results and strengthen their campaigns.

This first session will be followed by 6 months support and evening sessions, dates for these sessions will be confirmed on the day of the course.

*** If this sounds like something that interests you, please complete this application by the 23rd June: http://tinyurl.com/ybflffa8

This course is for people from BAME, migrant and refugee communities.

If you require any additional support or if you are on low income, benefits or unwaged, please do let us know so that we can strive to make the course accessible to you. The venue provides full disabled access, and we have facilitators experienced in delivering to people who do not have English as a first language.

Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/422105034854792/

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Reducing ‘Drop-Out’ Rates for Black Students Means Institutional Transformation, Not Individual Support

Earlier this year the government urged universities to reduce the ‘drop-out’ rates of Black students. With Black students 50% more likely to drop out than their peers, the universities minister Jo Johnson argued that “there needs to be much greater … read more

Racism and discrimination in employment in Europe

This includes a report on the UK, on racism and discrimination in employment in Europe. One of the key findings is that ‘the economic and financial crisis, and the lack of social investment, have worsened the employment gap between migrants, ethnic and religious minorities and the majority population’. read more