The brexit atmosphere has made xenophobes feel their hatred is acceptable, and there has been a spike in hate crimes ranging from verbal abuse to murder. Much of that hatred has been directed towards Central and Eastern European people, with 75% of children reporting racial bullying in schools. So an event has been organised for National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2019, on Tuesday 15/10/2019 from 5:30 till 9pm at Centrala in central Birmingham. There will be presentations, workshops, and at 7pm an Eastern European meal with a selection of Central and Eastern European specialities. The idea is to share your experiences, get to know people, broaden horizons, and help build bridges. The event is free, but space is limited so you need to register. There are more details on the relevant Facebook page.
Whether you are going or not, please share the event details with anyone you think might be interested.
Unit 4 Minerva Works 158 Fazeley Street
Birmingham B5 5RT
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