One Billion Rising Coverage

Thanks to everyone who supported the One Billion Rising event in Cambridge and beyond. If you missed it, have a look at the coverage in the Cambridge Evening News or a film of the event by Varsity student reporter Hannah Davis which has made it onto the 1 Billion Rising UK national webpage.

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TUC Exhibition – Young Black Artists

See below for a call for submissions by 28 February 2014 from Zita Holbourne, member of the TUC Race Relations Committee:

Dear Colleague,

I am curating an art exhibition in April which is hosted by the TUC Race Relations Committee.  Please see details below and pass on to your networks and individuals who you think may be interested in participating.

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One Billion Rising – Cambridge

Trades Council have been asked to circulate details of the following event in taking place in Cambridge on 14th February as part of a global movement ‘One Billion Rising’. Details follow:

Dear brothers and sisters,

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‘Hands Off Our Homes’ report on bedroom tax

The grassroots campaign ‘Hands Off Our Homes’ has produced a detailed report on the effect of the ‘bedroom tax’ on the lives of 60 families as well as on citywide statistics. You can download the report from their website here:

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Axe the Bedroom Tax – Public Meeting

Friday 8th November , 7pm, Arbury Community Centre, Campkin Road.

Speakers:

  • Kevin Price, Labour Housing Spokesperson, Cambridge City Council
  • Liz Kitchen, Leeds ‘Axe the Bedroom Tax’ Campaign
  • John Marais, Tenants Against Privatisation & Defend Council Housing

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1st October: Teachers’ Strikes

The NUT and NASUWT are officially taking rolling regional strike action to defend pay, pensions and conditions of service. This dispute is clearly about the defense of state education and is therefor about privatisation of schools as well as attacks on the curriculum! Please support those taking action in anyway you can; by joining the demonstration or rally, sending support to staff in your children’s schools or by sending messages of support the the county secretaries – Jon Duveen: dujon27@gmail.com and Geoff Fewtrell: geofffewtrell@nasuwt.net

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