HOLOCAUST HERITAGE AND LEARNING CENTRE

Sheffield Unite Against Fascism public meeting on Tuesday 14 March, 6pm – 7.30pm,

Central United Reformed Church, Norfolk St, Sheffield S1 2JB

Holocaust Heritage

‘Introducing the new Holocaust Heritage and Learning Centre for the North’ 

Please join us on the night to hear about this important initiative and participate in the discussion how Sheffield can contribute.

Speakers include:

Lilian Black, Chair, The Holocaust Survivors’ Friendship Association

Sue Pearson, a Kinderstransport refugee who lives in Sheffield

Chair: John Campbell

For more information about the new centre in the north please see https://www.hlf.org.uk/about-us/media-centre/press-releases/holocaust-heritage-and-learning-centre-north

 

 

 

FRIENDS OF EDWARD CARPENTER WEEKEND

Saturday 25th/Sunday 26th February

The Friends of Edward Carpenter are celebrating LGBT+ History Month and Marking and Celebrating the Partial Decriminalisation of Homosexuality in Britain in 1967. We are organising events with SAYiT and other local organisations and are fundraising for FOEC, SAYiT and Rape Crisis. 

See the Facebook page for these events.

Saturday 25th February Millennium Galleries, Arundel Gate, Sheffield

Sunday 26th February 2017 Sheffield Hallam University – The HUBS, Paternoster Row,  

 

YORKSHIRE & HUMBERSIDE REGIONAL BLACK MEMBERS TRAINING

Recruitment and Retention

Saturday 15th  October 2016 – 10.00 pm to .4.00 pm

The training will aim to cover :-
Confidence in public speaking
The Race Protocol
Race awareness
Managing Stress/Relaxation Techniques

Venue:
UNISON (Regional Office)
Commerce House
Wade Lane
Leeds
LS2 8NJ

Lunch and Crèche’ will be provided. Please indicate if you have any dietary requirements. Crèche places must be booked in advance.

If any members wish to attend, please contact Joanne Ward unisonadministrator@shu.ac.uk for an application.

Deadline to register to attend the training is 10th October 2016.

Cost to Branch: £25.00

Travel expenses will be covered by the branch.

 

 

EVERYONE’S TALKING ABOUT

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Syd Shelton

Exhibition continues until 3 September 2016

However you voted last week, today the values of tolerance and optimism are more important than ever. Be inspired by Syd Shelton’s exhibition, charting the groundbreaking movement formed by musicians and political activists to fight racism through music.

Read more about the exhibition in interviews with Syd Shelton on BBC Arts and Creative Review, or hear more about Rock Against Racism every Saturday on BCB 106.6 fm, with a series of special programmes about the movement every week at 4pm. Click here to read more

FLASHBACK

Call for Rock Against Racism memories

Do you remember Rock Against Racism?

We are calling out for contributions to FLASHBACK, a collection of people’s stories, memories, photographs and memorabilia of the Rock Against Racism movement. We’ve already had some fantastic memorabilia submitted for our digital scrapbook and fast-expanding display in the gallery. Have you shared your memories yet?

Click here to read more and contribute your memories

RETIRED MEMBERS CONFERENCE

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UNISON Retired Members’ Conference 2016 will be held at the Southport Convention Centre from 12.00 noon on Tuesday 4 October to 4pm Wednesday 5 October 2016.

To be able to attend this conference as a delegate you must be a current retired member of UNISON.

If you are interested in attending this conference please email unisonadministrator@shu.ac.uk for further details.