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Extinction Rebellion recruitment

June 2019

Extinction Rebellion needs people to act in the face of the climate emergency.They seek 3 or 4 people to take on the co-ordinator role, to share the work of organising actions in Sheffield. This means bringing the Actions Working Group together, maintainin...

Housing co-operative vacancy

June 2019

Brambles long-established vegetarian/vegan housing co-operative in Burngreave is looking for a new member. To maintain a good gender balance they specifically request applications from females, non-binary or couples.To find out more about Brambles, and the...

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17th June 2019

Course: "How Local Councils Work"

Jun-Jul 2019, WEA Sheffield Learning Centre, 3 Vicarage Rd. Attercliffe S9 3RH

A 5-session course of 2-hour talks. Councils are struggling to make ends meet. How they make decisions is sometimes not clear. Local Councils can seem daunting and difficult to deal with yet are a huge part of our lives. This course will help you find out how your Council makes decisions and, importantly, will give you the basics on how to affect those decisions.

Run by Nigel Slack, a Sheffield citizen activist. No pre-reading or pre-course work is required. No skills or experience needed, this course is for beginners. Bring materials for note taking if you wish.

It runs on both days from 2pm. Organised by the WEA (Workers Educational Association), booking below.

Tuesday booking (4th June 2019 - 2nd July 2019, 2pm)

Thursday booking (6th June 2019 - 4th July 2019, 2pm)

MIGRATION MATTERS FESTIVAL

14-22 June 2019, various venues

The largest Refugee week Festival in the UK, now in the 4th year. Theatre, music and arts to celebrate the positive impact that refugees and other migrants have had on Sheffield and the UK.

This year the line-up is massive:
Opening Party,
Ubuntu Hope and Dignity Hearth Workshop
Love From Syria, by Bedford Creative Arts
To and Fro, by Mafwa Theatre
Origins, by Nadjet Ben Maghnia
Circle Time at Basil Griffith Library
Our Darnall Celebration
Migration Queer Bodies, by Dr. Lukasz Szulc
Vogue-Chi Workshop
Jericho’s Rose, by Althea Theatre
Diary of an Expat
Body Control ft. Queer Performance & Club Rush DJs
The Wall
Foothall Foodball 5 a-side tournament for Migration Matters
Veiled Voyagers - A Mahfil
Palestine + 100: Stories From a Century After the Nakba
Mohand and Peter
Immigration Crisis: The Musical
Outside/Inside
Together Workshop Sheffield
Veiled Voyagers - A Mahfil
This is Sheffield
My Sheffield
TV Dinners: Migration Matters Double Bill
Routes to Roots
Refugee Tales: Volume III
Pizza Shop Heroes
SBC Theatre: Creative Skills for Employment Workshop
Over the Margins
Escaping Fascism: Jewish Refugees in Sheffield
3 Mothers
NIkesh Shukla in conversation with Magid Magid
Beam Me Upperthorpe!
The Calabash
Work
Welfare and Seeking Asylum
Migration Matters X Plates: Issues
Activism And Action
The Syrian Refugee Crisis and Access to Finance
Seyed Ali Jaberi and the Hamdel Ensemble
Made in Spain
You
Me and Those Who Came Before
Ketermaya
The Gift, by Arab Puppet Theatre Foundation
My Jerusalem
Lowkey
Cities of Sanctuary in Hostile Environments
Tales of Whatever
Storytelling Workshop
Indefinite Detention of Asylum Seekers: An Ethical Question
Home is not the Place
Benjamin Zephaniah & The Revolutionary Minds W/ Otis Mensah
Lates: Grl#003 x Migration Matters
Barang! w/ NIDIA
Daylight Come
Refugee Week Open Mic
The Past in the Present: Three Palestinian Short Films
Stories of Sanctuary
Closing Party.


Full details, venues and pay-what-you-feel ticket booking on the the website.

Migration Matters Festival

“These Walls Must Fall” Workshop 1: Preparing in Case of Detention

Mon 17 Jun 2019, 6pm, Victoria Hall, entrance on Chapel Walk S1 2JB

People are being taken from our communities and locked up in prison-like detention centres, without time limit, with no idea of when they might be released. Why? They just don’t (yet) have the correct immigration papers...

This workshop is for anyone who is worried about detention – for yourself or someone else – with information and advice on various things that you do.

To register, please email the name of the person who wants to attend to contact@detention.org.uk, along with any accessibility needs, they will do their best to accommodate all.

Extinction Rebellion Clean Air Day

Thu 20 Jun 2019, 4.30-7.30pm, roadsides near the train station

Extinction Rebellion Sheffield will line the roadsides near the railway station wearing masks, and inviting supporters and other people to engage in conversations about air pollution. This marks Clean Air Day with a call for the urgent needed to change the way we live.

Time has almost run out to address the ecological crisis; we face mass species extinction, severe climate change, and collapse of human societies and deaths on a large scale. Sheffield’s toxic nitrogen dioxide pollution on main roads is at environmental and health crisis levels, and this is due to due to the use of cars. Our lungs are being poisoned, children and adults are struggling to breathe. Peaceful civil disobedience is called for.

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