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Solidarity to Stop Traveller Hate

Wednesday 14 October 2020 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm BST

Event to mark Hate Crime Awareness Week – 10-17 October 2020

Hear from the Gypsy, Roma, Traveller, Muslim and Jewish communities about the harm caused by hate and the power of standing together in solidarity to #CutItOut

Free online event – book your place(s) via our Eventbrite page

Hosted by:

René Cassin

René Cassin, the Jewish voice for human rights, has been working with The Traveller Movement to prevent and combat hate speech and hate crime with the #CutItOut campaign. We are currently seeing an overall rise in hate crime, the #CutItOut campaign aims to tackle harmful ideas and rhetoric which research shows is a key contributor to upsurges in hate crime.

The Traveller Movement

The Traveller Movement is a leading national charity committed to the fulfilment of human rights for ethnic minority Gypsy Roma and Traveller people, focusing on campaigning against hate crimes, including the #CutItOut campaign, a joint initiative with René Cassin, to bring people together in calling out abusive or inflammatory speech.

Guest Speakers:

  • Luke Smith – Romany Gypsy activist
  • Richard Wilson – Director and Co-founder of Stop Funding Hate
  • Akeela Ahmed – Chair of the Anti-Muslim Hatred Working Group and founder of She Speaks We Hear
  • James Harris – President of the Union of Jewish Students
  • Matteo Bergamini – founder and CEO of Shout Out UK

Free online event – book your place(s) via our Eventbrite page

Details

Date:
Wednesday 14 October 2020
Time:
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm BST
Event Category:

Venue

Online – via Eventbrite & Zoom

Organiser

René Cassin