Suumat 2016 09:00 Saturday 23rd April Michael Sadler Building , Beech Grove Terrace, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9DA MAP
Get connected, share skills and join in action for change.
Summat 2016 is hosted by Leeds for Change in collaboration with SenjaNet and the Economic Justice Project. The event has a Southern twin – Resistance Rising – hosted by War on Want.
A full day of guest speaker panels, workshops hosted by groups from Leeds and further afield, films, art, singing and lots in between for all ages!
Here’s a sneak peek until we announce the full programme –
*Speaker panels with Dan Glass from ACT UP London and Beautiful Trouble, Jess Bradley from Action for Trans Health and Andy Greene from Disabled People Against The Cuts
*Workshops from Leeds Older People’s Forum, Frack Free Leeds, OPEN Economics and lots more
*Our brilliant choir workshop with Issi is back, and we’ve also got our children’s space open from 10am – 4.30pm!
Get yourself registered now!
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Want to help out?
We’ll need lots of helpful hands on the day, so find out more about what we’re looking for and get in touch at volunteering @leedsforchange.org.uk if you’d like to volunteer.
Workshops for everyone:
Skills for a better future, Global solidarity: living feminism and women workers’ rights, Access to housing, healthcare and democracy, Building a Different Story, Economics, debt and trade, Our environment, our city, our lives
We have 23 fantastic workshops hosted by social justice groups in Leeds and further afield. We’ve got:
– West Yorkshire flooding: A tale of two rivers
– “If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu” – Power, campaigns and change with Leeds Citizens
– Being the mountains: Solidarity with the Revolution in Rojava
– Telling the Truth about Asylum: Changing the Narrative
– Economics is for Everyone – Busting the myths about UK debt and austerity
And so much more! Read what we’ve got and start planning your day.
Summat more – 24th April
Because one day just isn’t enough! Once we’ve been fired up for action by Saturday we can head back on Sunday for a whole day workshop on making Beautiful Trouble with Dan Glass. We’ll be learning how to take effective direct action on issues we care about.
If you’re interested, drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll send you more info.
What happened last time?
This event follows on from three Leeds Summat(s), in 2009, 2011 and 2014. A total of 2700 people have been to a Leeds Summat over the past 6 years. Yikes!
You can see the 2014 programme online and check out some photos of the day.