How will the new West Yorkshire mayor address the needs of the community?

People in West Yorkshire have voted for a new regional mayor – which includes the role of Police and Crime Commissioner. With the incoming regional mayor, and the current conversations around policing (heightened especially in light of the recent attempt at passing the Police, Crime, Sentencing & Courts Bill through parliament) – we think thisContinue reading “How will the new West Yorkshire mayor address the needs of the community?”

The Thirteenth Recommendation – adding Internationalism to the Climate Agenda (for Leeds and Beyond)

Back in July 2019 RJN were asked to become a part of the Leeds Climate Change Citizen’s Jury oversight panel. In our limited capacity, we were able to contribute some thinking to the recruitment process and methodology as well as providing testimony as commentators to the jury. At every stage of our engagement we wereContinue reading “The Thirteenth Recommendation – adding Internationalism to the Climate Agenda (for Leeds and Beyond)”

RJN contribution to the Leeds Climate Change Citizens’ Jury

In October 2019 RJN were asked to present testimony to the Leeds Climate Change Citizens’ Jury. Our chosen theme for this testimony was the need for an international perspective to be considered in all thoughts, recommendations and action. The 15-minute presentation from RJN director Peninah Wangari-Jones and trustee Sai Murray is below (from 13mins 29):Continue reading “RJN contribution to the Leeds Climate Change Citizens’ Jury”