Event Details

Saturday 20th October – Sheffield – IWW Organising Summit

11am – 6pm | Victoria Hall Methodist Church, Norfolk Street, Sheffield, S1 2JB

The IWW Organising Summit is an all-day event for members of the Industrial Workers of the World, a radical international union. There will be a session dedicated to prison labour and organising, of which we will share the context between prison labour and prison expansion.

More info: https://iww.org.uk/event/iww-organising-summit-2018/

 

Sunday 21st October – Sheffield – Community Action on Prison Expansion National Meeting 

http://www.prisonabolition.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Community-Action-on-Prison-Expansion.png12pm – 4pm | Union St Co-op, 18-20 Union Street, Sheffield, S1 2JP

Community Action on Prison Expansion, the national grassroots campaign network, is hosting a national meeting in Sheffield. It will bring together organisers from across the country who are involved in campaigns against prison expansion.

More info: https://cape-campaign.org/

 

Sunday 21st October – Leeds – Info Night

7pm – 9pm | Quaker Meeting House, The Wardens, 188 Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 9DX

An info night with local group Yorkshire Campaign Against Prisons, putting the local campaign in a national context. Learn about plans to build a 1600 person mega-prison in East Yorkshire.

More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/271432120147384/

 

Monday 22nd October – Bangor – Info Night

7pm – 9pm | Greenhouse, Trevelyan Terrace, High St, Bangor, LL57 1AX

An info night with Smash IPP in Bangor. North Wales was the most recent location for a mega-prison, meanwhile resistance in South Wales has created a block on building new prisons in the country. Learn about wider prison expansion and the companies profiting from these projects at this event.

More info (including event information in Welsh): https://www.facebook.com/events/247194732665215

 

Wednesday 24th October – Birmingham – Info Night

7pm – 9pm | Quantum Events Centre, The Works, 77A Upper Trinity Street, Digbeth, B9 4EG Birmingham, United Kingdom

An info night with local group Midlands Anti Expansion Network, putting the local campaign in a national context. Two prisons are currently in construction in the Midlands. Learn what you can do to resist these projects.

More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/936421826547615