Tuesday, 19 January 2010

Forthcoming events

Day of action against BNP in Barking and Dagenham, Sunday 24 January
The racist British National Party (BNP) are planning to stand candidates in this year’s local council elections. BNP leader Nick Griffin will be standing in the general election in Barking.
Barking and Daghenham Unite Against Fascism have a called a day of action on:
Sunday 24 Jan 2010, 12pm, meet Dagenham Heathway Station
Contact: bardagunite@gmail.com or call 07946 850967 for more info & venue details

Ken Livingstone, Jon McClure, Tariq Ramadan and Speech Debelle to address Progressive London conference, Saturday 30 January
Saturday 30 January
10am–5.30pm Registration from 9am
TUC Conference Centre, Congress House, Great Russell St
London WC1 (nearest tube Tottenham Court Road Dominion Theatre exit)

To register for the event visit

Members and supporters of Unite Against Fascism (UAF) may be interested in attending the Progressive London conference on Saturday 30 January (details above).

Speakers include: Ken Livingstone, Jon McClure Reverend and Makers, Speech Debelle Mercury Music Prize winner, Tessa Jowell MP, Sadiq Khan MP, Lembit Opik MP, Professor Tariq Ramadan, Karen Buck MP, Diane Abbott MP, Jon Cruddas MP, John Trickett MP, Darren Johnson AM, Jenny Jones AM, Edie Friedman Jewish Council for Racial Equality, Bruce Kent Vice-President CND, Anas Altikiriti British Muslim Initiative, Wilf Sullivan TUC, Steve Hart Unite Regional Secretary, Martin Smith Love Music Hate Racism and many others will join Unite Against Fascism.

Themes of the conference will include: Stopping the BNP – no concessions to racism, One Society Many Cultures - defending diversity, freedom of religious and cultural expression and rejecting Islamophobia

For full details of the conference, and latest updates visit www.progressivelondon.org.uk

UAF national conference
Saturday 13 February
9.30am – 5pm
TUC Conference Centre, Congress House, Great Russell St, London WC1 (nearest tube Tottenham Court Road)

Speakers include: Ken Livingstone, Margaret Hodge MP, Dawn Butler MP, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown, Michael Rosen, Billy Hayes Communication Workers Union, Dr. Muhammud Abdul Bari Muslim Council of Britain, Edie Friedman Jewish Council for Racial Equality, Wes Streeting NUS President, Martin Smith Love Music Hate Racism