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Breakdown. Or breakthrough?
Fri 20 January 2017, 18:30 – 20:30 GMT
Positive News magazine issue 88 launch event
Join us at the KK Outlet gallery and bookshop in East London for the launch of the new issue of Positive News magazine (issue 88, 2017 first quarter).
The evening will include a live panel discussion with people who are featured in the magazine, focused on the theme of the issue: Breakdown. Or breakthrough?
There will be drink, food, and the opportunity to meet other Positive News members, co-owners and readers, as well as our team. An exhibition of magazine spreads from the new issue will also be on display at the venue.
We hope that you will be able to join us and we look forward to seeing you there!
Bess Mayhew: Founder and acting CEO at More United, a crowdfunded movement that aims to give people direct influence over politics. The organisation raises money to support political candidates who stand by its values (including opportunity, tolerance, democracy, environment and openness), regardless of their party. More United was launched in July 2016 and its crowdfunding campaign raised £274,164 in 29 days from 9,475 backers
Emma Saville: Education programme manager at PositiveNegatives, a nonprofit organisation that produces literary comics about contemporary social and human rights issues, including conflict, migration and asylum. Emma holds an MSc in Violence, Conflict and Development Studies, from SOAS
Richard Wilson: Writer, human rights campaigner, and co-founder of Stop Funding Hate, a campaign to urge brands to pull advertising from tabloid newspapers that it says use ‘fear and division’ to sell papers
Sean Dagan Wood: Editor-in-chief of Positive News magazine and co-founder of the Constructive Journalism Project
The discussion will be chaired by Martin Wright: journalist, speaker on environmental solutions and sustainable futures, and a director of Positive News