We Rise 2019

We Rise 2019


When: April 13, 2019

Saturday 13 April,

1pm-8.30pm. Stour Space, 7 Roach Road, London E3 2PA.

Near Hackney Wick Overground station

Join the Global Justice Now youth network for a day of discussion, creative workshops, live performances and movement building.


From the growing feminist anti-fascist movement, to direct action by climate activists from the Global South to the Global North to migrants resisting the detention regime, people are taking matters in their own hands to shape the world as they see fit.

If you are interested in learning how to dismantle the current system and creating a fairer world, join the Global Justice Now youth network on 13 April for a day of participatory discussions, creative and educational workshops, performances and much more.


1pm       Registration

1.20        Opening session: Why is the far right on the rise?
                Faiza Shaheen (CLASS), Nick Dearden (Global Justice Now), Shaista Aziz (Stop Trump)

2.40        WORKSHOPS
                Migrant solidarity and direct action (End Deportations)
                Colonialism and climate justice (Seb Ordoñez Muñoz)
                Brandalism and subversive art (Matt Bonner, designer behind Trump Baby)

3.40        BREAK + spoken word from Zena Edwards

4.20        The future we want: decolonial visions
                Dorothy Guerrero (Global Justice Now), Guppi Bola (Medact), Tatiana Garavito (migrant rights organiser)

5.30        WORKSHOPS
                Trade Rebellion! Free trade deals and how to stop them (Global Justice Now)
                Rhyme and resistance (Potent Whisper)
                Global Justice Now organising – where to start (youth network activists)

6.30        Rise up! Tactics for change
                With activists from the School Strike for Climate, Let Us Learn, Re-Rooted, Global Justice Now youth network

7.30        Owen Jones on challenging the powerful

8pm       Live performance from Potent Whisper

8.30 onwards – DJs