CONFRONTING THE RISE IN RACISM TOUR: BUILDING FOR THE MARCH AGAINST RACISM ON 17 MARCH, UK

March against racism - 17th March 2018

March against racism – 17th March 2018

Local Stand up to Racism groups are holding rallies up and down the country to respond to the threat of racism and to mobilise support for the UN anti-racism day protests taking place in Glasgow, Cardiff and London on March 17.
Find your local rally below:
Monday, 12 February
Chesterfield SUTR rally
7pm Market Hall, Market Street S40 1AR

Tuesday 13 February
Bristol SUTR rally
7pm Hamilton House,
80 Stokes Croft, BS1 3QY
Speakers include:
Roger McKenzie, Unison deputy general secretary
Amarjit Singh, CWU national race advisory committee chair
Nahella Ashraf Stand Up To Racism
Facebook event page

Sunday, 18 February
Liverpool SUTR rally
2pm Jack Jones House,
Unite the Union
1 Islington, Liverpool L3 8EG
Speakers:
Theresa Griffin MEP
Moyra Samuels, Justice4Grenfell
Ann O’Byrne, Deputy Mayor
Paula Barker, North West Regional Convenor UNISON
Nathalie Nicholas, Liverpool City Councillor
Anna Rothery, Liverpool City Councillor
Facebook event page

Wednesday, 21 February
West London SUTR rally in conjunction
with the Justice4Grenfell campaign
7pm Maxzilla Social Club, 2 Maxilla Walk, W10 6NQ
Speakers confirmed:
Emma Dent Coad MP for Kensington
Lucy Masoud FBU
Yvette Williams MBE Justice4Grenfell
Lowkey – Rapper
Weyman Bennett Joint Convenor Stand up to Racism

Wednesday, 28 February:
Nottingham SUTR rally
7pm Nottingham Mechanics, 3 North Sherwood Street, NG1 4EZ
York SUTR rally
7.30pm Friends Meeting House, Lower Friargate, YO1 9RL
Speakers include:
Weyman Bennett, Stand up to Racism
Janet Alder, Christopher Alder Justice Campaign
Justice4Grenfell campaign

Thursday, 1 March:
Birmingham SUTR rally supported by MEND
7pm The Priory Rooms, 40 Bull St, B4 6AF
Speakers include:
Moazzam Begg, former Guantanamo Bay detainee
John Holmwood, co-author of Countering Extremism in British Schools? The Truth about the Birmingham Trojan Horse Affair
Facebook event page
Oxford SUTR rally
7pm Oxford Town Hall, St Aldate’s, OX1 1BX
Manchester SUTR rally
7pm Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street, M2 5NS
Chair – Julie Ward MEP

Saturday, 3 March
Haringey SUTR rally
4pm venue to be confirmed
Chair – Seema Chandwani, Secretary Tottenham Labour Party
Speakers:
Catherine West MP
David Lammy MP (invited)
Sabby Dhalu Joint Convenor Stand up to Racism

Wednesday, 7 March:
Sheffield SUTR Rally
7pm Central United Reformed Church, 60 Norfolk St, S1 2JB
Speakers include:
Ian Hodson, BAFAWU (Bakers Union)
Janet Alder (Christopher Alder Justice Campaign)
Magid Magid, Green Party councillor and Deputy Mayor (Sheffield)
South London SUTR rally
7pm Karibu Education Centre, 7 Gresham Rd, SW9 7PH

Saturday, 10 March
North East SUTR rally
1pm Newcastle Arts Centre, Black Swan Yard,
39 Westgate Road, NE1 1SG
Speakers include: Laura Pidcock MP; Cllr. Sharifa Rahman.
Chaired by: Daniel Kebede

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