UDHR at 70

In December this year we celebrate the 70 year anniversary of the ‘promulgation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)’.   From the UN site…. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. Drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions […]

Asylum Matters – Mary Brandon – 21/11/18

Great meeting this evening! We enjoyed, and were enlightened by, a talk by Mary Brandon. Mary is the Campaign Projects Manager for Asylum Matters, in the Yorkshire and Humber region. Asylum Matters is an advocacy and campaigns project that works in partnership locally and nationally to improve the lives of refugees and people seeking asylum […]

Write for Rights 2018 Coffee Morning

Greeting Card and Letter Writing Campaign 2018 If you could spare a brief moment in your busy day to join in this campaign and write a brief letter or card of support for a prisoner of conscience, it would be greatly appreciated. “THESE PEOPLE ARE JUST LIKE YOU. WITH MOTHERS AND FATHERS, SISTERS AND BROTHERS, […]

Cakes & Cranes!

We are at Lightwaves Leisure Centre in Wakefield, where staff have made us very welcome. We are hosting an event to raise awareness of human rights issues, especially those affecting asylum seekers. There’s been delicious cake and a steady stream of supporters coming to join in, chat and learn more about our human rights. This […]

September Meeting

The next local meeting is 7pm on Wednesday 19th September 2018, at the Quaker Meeting House, Thornhill Street, WF1 1NQ. December marks the 70th Anniversary of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The agenda will focus on how we can join in the regional actions to mark this event. There will also be the opportunity […]

Coffee, Cakes & Campaigning

It’s that time again! Come and join us for scrummy cake, flapjack, scones, coffee, tea and all lovliness like that! And….. talk about human rights, current campaigns to support those in need, controversial issues, politics, asylum etc…. Where: Lightwaves Leisure Centre, Wakefield When: Thursday 20th September from 1000 to 1300 Cost: From £2.50   Remembering […]

We are supporting…..

MOHAMMAD BARRABGI and The Art House EASTERN BIRD Join Iranian born, Wakefield based illustrator and printmaker Mohammad Barrangi Fashtani for a workshop inspired by his exhibition WONDERLAND at Wakefield Cathedral. Using the words ‘easern bird’ as the starting point for the workshop, Mohammad will guide participants through his own unique printing method, combining a traditional […]

Coffee – Cake – Campaigning – NEW VENUE!

There will be a Coffee, Cakes and Campaigning event on Thursday 22nd March 2018, 10am – 1pm Lightwaves Leisure & Community Centre, Lower York Street, Wakefield, WF1 3LJ Coffee and Cakes £2.50 Or: Drinks 50p, Cakes individually priced Campaigning and Children free Internet Access, Campaign materials and support provided! Come and write a letter, or […]