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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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SYMAAG Annual General Meeting

Tue 25 Jun 2019, 7-8.30pm, Quaker Meeting House, 10 St James St. S10 2EW

The Annual General Meeting of South Yorkshire Migration and Asylum Action Group (SYMAAG). Guest speaker Nita Sanghera, Vice President of the University and College Union (UCU). She will talk about racism, being a black woman trade unionist and the hostile environment against migrants.

SYMAAG will also be reflecting on the work of the last year, planning for the future and electing a new Executive Committee and officers (Chair, Secretary, Treasurer etc). If you would like to stand, please let them know and discuss what the roles entail or talk to them at the meeting.

Everyone who supports the aims of SYMAAG is welcome to attend, speak and vote at the meeting. Doors open from 6.30pm for refreshments.

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Indian Feast and Dance Extravaganza

Thu 27 Jun 2019, 6.30-9.30pm, Hallam View Restaurant, 6th Floor Owen Building, Howard St. S11WB

This event is in aid of WEST - Women in Engineering Science and Technology charity. Each year they give out Awards to young women that are training in non-traditional trades, eg carpentry, bricklaying, motor vehicles.

The Indian Feast and Dance is a great food experience, at Sheffield Hallam University, with fantastic dance demonstrations, by local artists, Son de America, Steel City Rappers, Lizzie Dripping and Charu.

Tickets from We Got Tickets website or directly, call 07941 141126 or email rozglencoe@talktalk.net

Women in Engineering Science and Technology (WEST)

Extinction Rebellion drop-in session

Sat 29 Jun 2019, Union Street co-working space, 18-22 Union St. S1 2JP

This drop-in session is a point of contact for people to meet and ask about Extinction Rebellion. You do not need to be particularly knowledgeable, the sessions are very informal and usually just involve chatting to people.

Extinction Rebellion Sheffield

“These Walls Must Fall” Workshop 2: Campaigning for Change

Mon 1 Jul 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...

“These Walls Must Fall” is an initiative started by Right to Remain, building a network of locally-based community campaigns, part of the growing movement to end immigration detention. People are pushing the campaign through their community groups, voluntary organisations, charities, trade unions, activist groups, faith communities, student societies, sports clubs, etc. This follows an earlier listed event on 17th June.

This workshop will introduce the campaign, and discuss how it can be built in Sheffield and the surrounding areas.

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

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