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March & Carnival Against Racism, Fascism and Islamophobia, 6th Nov, London

The last few months have seen the British National party (BNP) spectacularly fail to gain a foothold in Parliament and the English Defence League (EDL) thwarted in their attempts to split communities and spread their message of hate through British towns, culminating with the EDL’s embarrassing appearance in Amsterdam last weekend. This has been achieved [...]

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Equality Network LGBT Conference 2010

The Recognising Relationships conference is organised by the Equality Network in association with Glasgay! This year’s conference explores our relationships: with public services - how do we get LGBT-friendly services? with our families - the right to marry? with many cultures - a better Scotland for minority ethnic LGBT people and LGBT asylum seekers. For [...]

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PCS Proud London Statement about cuts to London Councils LGBT Funding

PCS Proud are appalled to learn of the planned £500,000.00 cuts to funding from London Councils to LGBT support organisations working in London. These organisations, which include GALOP, PACE, Stonewall Housing, LGBT Consortium and Broken Rainbow, already struggle with limited finances while providing advice and support to the most vulnerable members of London’s LGBT community. [...]

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PCS Protest at Westminster

PCS are organising a protest tomorrow (7th September) outside Parliament in opposition to the second reading of the Superannuation bill. This is the bill which would tear up our Compensation Scheme and make it cheaper for the ConDem Coalition to fulfil their ambition to put us out of work and on to the dole queue. [...]

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Equality Impact Assessment Training, various dates Sep - Nov 2010, London

PCS are organising a series of half day seminars looking at Equality Impact Assessments (EqIAs) on 14/09/10, 28/09/10, 12/10/10, 26/10/10 & 24/10/10. These are the details from the PCS London & South East Region website: The Seminar will cover equality law and how this can be used to assess the impact movements of staffs / [...]

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BiCon 2010

From the BiCon site: BiCon is an annual conference/convention for bisexual people and their friends, allies and supporters, and anyone with a supportive interest in bisexuality. It’s a friendly, welcoming event – BiCon is enjoyed each year by people who are just beginning to make links with the UK bisexual community, as well as by [...]

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UK Black Pride

Visit the UB Black Pride site for details: https://www.ukblackpride.org.uk/

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Budget Day Protests 22nd June 2010

PCS, along with other trade unions and supporters of the public sector, are planning protests across Britain for Emergency Budget Day, 22nd June 2010, and the Coalition Government’s threatened cuts. Please have a look at the PCS website for more details and, if you don’t know what your branch is doing, have a word with [...]

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Unite Against Fascism demo against the EDL, London

Update: the EDL march has been cancelled. UAF are still holding the anti-racism demo. Unite Against Fascism are organising a peaceful counter-demo against an English Defence League (EDL) march in Tower Hamlets, London on 20th June. Assemble at 11.00, Stepney Green Park for a march to Altab Ali Park. Please see the UAF site for [...]

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HOPE Not Hate day of action in Barking and Dagenham

HOPE Not Hate are planning a day of action on Barking and Dagenham to help counter the threat of the BNP’s Richard Barnbrook winning a council seat in the forthcoming election. Assemble at HOPE Not Hate’s Dagenham headquarters. Please see the HOPE Not Hate site for more details and to sign up for the day: [...]

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