Rosanna Wiseman

Rosanna Wiseman, Global Justice Now

Role

Youth Activism coordinator

Biography

Rosanna is part of the activism team at Global Justice Now, focussing on organising the Youth Network. Before joining the organisation she volunteered at Latin American Women’s Rights Service as an assistant policy co-ordinator. She has also been part of different collectives in London such as The London Latinxs and the Migrant Connections Festival. Rosanna has also participated in social movements across the world from the student movement in Holland to the protests in Brazil against FIFA.

Latest posts

Freedom of Movement 2.0 Party – a day to imagine a world without borders

We currently live in a dystopian world of borders. In the past couple of weeks Greece has revealed plans to install a ‘floating wall’ in the Aegean sea to deter migrants from attempting to enter Europe. Trump has announced he will expand his travel ban to citizens from Nigeria, Eritrea, Sudan, Tanzania, Kyrgyzstan and Myanmar. And Boris Johnson has deported 17 Jamaicans many of whom have been in the UK since they were children. None of this is natural, and none of this should be normal. On 15 February we will gather  to listen, discuss and dance to the utopian ideals of open borders. Join us!

Election 2019: Young people - have you registered to vote?


22 November 2019

The past ten years of government policies have left young people in a dire predicament. Faced with a growing housing crisis, mountains of student debt, a lack of youth services and the worsening climate crisis, the choice of who to vote for in the upcoming general election on 12 December is undoubtedly a very important one for young people today.

Colonialism + capitalism = climate crisis

At Brighton’s fifth youth strike a colourful banner proclaiming ‘Colonialism + Capitalism = Climate Breakdown’ led the front of the march. Young people from across the city had gathered a few days earlier to design and paint the banner.

The far-right Brazilian candidate and the women’s movement fighting fascism


12 October 2018

On 7 October millions of Brazilians across the world voted in the presidential elections - 46% of them voted for the far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro, dubbed ‘The Brazilian Trump’. In London I queued up for three hours, along with hundreds of other Brazilians living in the UK, to vote and fight against him.