To mark the start of Ramadan I joined local activists and Cllrs to deliver dates across the Berridge ward. I’m constantly inspired by women doing just this with campaigns like SANE Sistas. Great panel discussion with Micha, Sophie Maskell, Greenham Common women, and lots of others. Facilitating a “Community Conversation” around how to tackle hate crime in Nottingham. Representing Communities Inc at the Council House #NationalHCAW launch with leading hate crime prevention practitioners, including front line workers. Punjabi Café was a perfect celebration of our shared culture, on both sides of the border. There has never been a more important time to be together in solidarity. Thank you, Parmjit Sagoo and Amity Nottingham! Day 15 of the UCU strike. Banner making at Awate Educational Centre for the national demo: SDAC, stop supporting dictators. Supporting striking teaching staff at High Pavement Sixth Form College. Our years of relentless campaigning paid off – Labour Campaign for Free Movement won Labour’s most radical, socialist immigration policy in history! Speaking to Unite and the Rights and Equality Council about organising precarious workers. Marcus Garvey fundraiser at ACNA. Our elders’ culturally-specific services must be preserved. With NUH Unison branch, giving out cake to our wonderful NHS staff to celebrate the NHS’s 71st birthday! Canvassing at the City Council elections. At Provoke 15, a local group that meets monthly to discuss actions to tackle big issues like knife crime, FGM, and rough sleeping in Nottingham. East Midlands FBU after they passed the Free Our Unions motion, demanding repeal of all anti-union laws and replacing them with positive workers’ rights. At a St Ann’s school after discussing improving our community with their Raising Aspirations group. Addressing the thousands-strong Left Bloc, calling for a public vote and Remain + Transform. Nottingham Youth Climate Strikes. Cllr Audrey Dinnall and I, demanding justice for Windrush elders and an end to the hostile environment. Listening to Maggie, a small business owner in Sneinton’s Creative Quarter. Marching with trade unionists and students in the University of Nottingham Living Wage campaign. We ultimately won. Canvassing at the European elections. Stop the Immigration Bill, end the Hostile Environment. Speaking alongside IWGB Couriers’ Branch chair, Greg Howard, at May Day 2019. Ready for Deliveroo riders’ pop up street kitchen for homeless people in Nottingham. I was a keynote speaker at The Mighty Creatives conference, discussing how we tear down obstacles to the arts facing young, working class people, and the opportunities I had as a teenager through the Nottingham Contemporary youth group. Addressing SRTRC launch with East Midlands Unison and these footballers! Discussing how we end FGM on Communities Inc ‘Walk the Talk’ Speaking to Notts TV about Communities Inc project to combat rising hate crime in Nottingham. The longer the picket, the shorter the strike! End Universal Credit. Speaking to key marginal seat of Broxtowe about McStrike. Addressing Jeremy Corbyn’s 2015 leadership rally in Nottingham. I led in organising pop-up street stalls across Nottingham to mobilise a grassroots movement. With Tony Benn at Nottingham’s first anti-austerity rally, which I helped organise and where I chaired the opening plenary.