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The West Yorkshire Racial Justice Network brings together individuals, communities and organisations from across the region to proactively promote racial justice "holistic economic spiritual and cultural repairs to end racial injustice and address legacies of colonialism"

About Us

RJN is a network of individuals, communities and organisations working together to end racial injustice and address legacies of colonialism

Projects and Campaigns

Collective Conversations

Collective Conversations Keen to facilitate safer spaces and ensure race analysis is acknowledged and layered within other oppressions and issues, we have been organising monthly talks, panels, forums to highlight

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Stop the Scan

Stop the Scan Campaign The Stop The Scan campaign is a vital and necessary movement that seeks to combat the ever-expanding use of mobile biometrics in police stop and search

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Unlearning Racism

Unlearning Racism “The purpose of Unlearning Racism is to contribute and support Black, Brown and Majority World-led racial justice work. We engage white people and communities to unlearn racism, to

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Latest reports

Mobilisiation Against Police Use of Biometric Fingerprint and Facial Recognition Technology.

A brand-new report on the increased use of the Biometric Services Gateway (mobile fingerprinting) by police forces across the UK. We analyse the latest data obtained through Freedom of Information (FOI) requests from April 2020 to December 2021.

Migrant Communities COVID-19 Report

A new report written to draw attention to the experiences of migrant communities within West Yorkshire. The report discusses issues that arose from being caught between a rock and hard place that is policies, legislations and marginalisation that extend from structural racism whilst dealing with a global pandemic.

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Recent articles

Annual Gather Up Celebration 2023

Mark your calendars! The Racial Justice Network’s exciting annual Gather Up event is around the corner. Join us for a day full of workshops, Open Mic performances, networking opportunities, community consultation and care, edutainment, and delicious local cuisine. This open event aims to foster discussions around the significance of community

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Past events

A poster of Ngugi wa Thiongo

In October, we brought a delegation of national and international scholars, activists and artivists headed up by the celebrated intellectual Professor Ngûgî wa Thiong’o.

October 2023
Leeds University