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.


  • 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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Keep Our NHS Public – 3 events this week

This Saturday (September 28th)  at 11am supporters of Keep Our NHS Public will join forces with members of Cambridge People’s Assembly to protest outside Brookfields Hospital, Mill Road, Cambridge, about plans to privatise Cambridgeshire Community Services. Brookfields has wards run by CCS, which is in grave danger of being taken over by a profit-hungry private company like Virgin or Serco unless we stop them.

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