Trainings

Standing on the Shoulder of Giants – A Tribute to Mandela – Let Freedom Ring! Amandla!

Posted on Jul 28, 2014

Standing on the Shoulder of Giants – A Tribute to Mandela – Let Freedom Ring! Amandla!

Let Freedom Ring! – from South Africa came the UK Training for Transformation Programme A celebration and Tribute to Nelson Mandela and the activist in South Africa who have both inspired and worked with the oppressed across the UK to ‘overcome’ injustice. How can we utilise popular education whilst living under capitalism to mitigate the erosion of critical consciousness. What can we do to arm ourselves to remain mindful of how our freedoms can be subverted? “Washing one’s hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be...

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The Politics of Mental Health – A Sussex Activism Inspires! Workshop by Alexandra Molano-Avilan

Posted on Jul 18, 2014

The Politics of Mental Health – A Sussex Activism Inspires! Workshop by Alexandra Molano-Avilan

“Perhaps one of the least understood areas of human health today is mental health. Tremendous stigma and ignorance of mental health issues still exist all around the world. However, this is not the only challenge faced by mental health practitioners and activists. People with mental health issues are often the victims of political agendas and poor institutions that prevent them from receiving the kinds of support they need. Sussex alum Alex Molano Avilan gave us startling insight into the politics of mental health here in the UK. She highlighted cases where people with mental...

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‘To thrive in the face of adversity is the true test of our character’… Report from Sussex Activism Inspires! 2014

Posted on May 29, 2014

‘To thrive in the face of adversity is the true test of our character’… Report from Sussex Activism Inspires! 2014

“The road to justice is littered with obstacles, and encountering resistance is a necessary part of the journey. The ability to thrive in the face of adversity and opposition, however, is the true test of our character, and those of us who can persevere will surely make great contributions to global change.”  Excerpt from Mattieu Dominic Ramsawak – our brilliant student blogger during ‘Sussex Activism Inspires!’ - see all blogs here Thanks so much everyone who made ‘Sussex Activism Inspires!’ such an incredible week. Videos and photos coming to you ASAP. It...

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‘Let Freedom Ring! 2′ – Register for the 2014 Programme!

Posted on Mar 23, 2014

‘Let Freedom Ring! 2′ – Register for the 2014 Programme!

Let Freedom Ring! - from South Africa comes the UK Training for Transformation Programme “When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.” Audre Lorde Do you want to build a Britain that genuinely welcomes all our communities, our histories and our needs? Do you want to build a Britain that genuinely welcomes all our communities, our histories and our needs? In 2014 we live in a nation which has more inequality than in the time of dickens. The UK is the most economically unequal nation in...

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Do you think the occupation of Palestine can end within our lifetime? – Please Support

Posted on Mar 18, 2014

Do you think the occupation of Palestine can end within our lifetime? – Please Support

Please come to a public event and discussion with the 2014 Berlin activists delegates to Palestine to find out more about the issue and how you can be involved in changing the course of history and ending the conflict in Palestine and Israel. Friday 28th March 7pm – 23 Fontanestrasse buzzer ‘Palma’ – nearest Ubahn is Boddinstrasse. Please RSVP to register interest / reserve your space at alright@theglassishalffull.co.uk. Spread the word. Many thanks! the Berlin – Palestine 2014 delegation Dear Friends, Do you think the occupation of Palestine can end within our...

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***ACT UP LONDON DIRECT ACTION TRAINING DAY – March 8th***Apply Here!

Posted on Feb 19, 2014

***ACT UP LONDON DIRECT ACTION TRAINING DAY – March 8th***Apply Here!

Upcoming Event: ACT UP London Direct Action Training Day PLS PASS THIS TO RELEVANT NETWORKS- FACEBOOK PAGE CLICK HERE Dear friends,  Note – there are limited spaces and we would like committed activists and both infected / affected HIV people to have first dibs. There is a serious need to build a strong militant HIV movement in the UK to build alliances with all those challenging austerity in the UK and all those fighting the HIV epidemic across the world. You don’t have to be deeply involved in HIV activism but committed to build power and alliances with it. Please...

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