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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”
The Racial Justice Network is a registered charity, no 1165804
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.
Mobile biometric devices are handheld fingerprint scanners that police officers can use to check, on the spot, a person’s identity by matching the image of the fingerprint taken against the IDENT1 criminal record database and the Home OfficeKeep reading
The report discusses issues that arose from new data obtained through a Freedom of Information (FOI) request from the period of March 2019 to June 2020 to all police forces in the UK.Keep reading
What is RJN?
A network of individuals, communities and organisations working together to end racial injustice and address legacies of colonialism
The oppression and destruction of Black and Brown bodies is global. The use of state forces against the most marginalised is global. The narrative of white liberals believing that we’re somehow better than the US is false and self deceivingKeep reading
There is no doubt that Covid-19 has taken and continues to take a huge global toll on all lives and livelihoods.Keep reading
Earlier this month, the much anticipated Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill was published by the Home OfficeKeep reading
How You Can Help
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Become a member of a network that’s changing negative perceptions of migration and standing up to racism.
Volunteer, connect and share your expertise and knowledge with a growing network of individuals. We run projects which are actively addressing colonial legacies and challenging racial injustice.
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RJN’s Race and Climate Justice Collective is delighted to welcome you all to join us for the next session in the 2022 Race and Climate Justice Learning series. What is Solidarity in Practice? Climate Justice Solution
During this session that we shall explore the different solutions that are put forward to the issues of Climate: as Crisis, as Emergency and as Justice:
During this session, we will hear from the wisdom of the Global South through those who are having a daily and direct experience of the legacies of colonialism and whose perspectives on what is internationalism and solidarity arises out of a direct experience of these matters.
The Racial Justice Network and Yorkshire Resist, in conjunction with Queen Mary University, are planning a collective conversation event for the launch of our most recent report analysing national FOI data on the biometric fingerprinting device.
A conversation on why reparations need to be at the heart of any climate justice demands and how our organising can reflect this. We’ll also spoke about next steps around a reparations movement in Leeds and how you can get involved!
Incase you missed the event you can now watch on demand our conversation with the renowned writer and literature professor Ngugi Wa Thiongo that was held on the 13th of May 2021, .