There are moments when silence in the face of discrimination and injustice becomes complicity. In the last two decades, immigration has become a festering toxic obsession in British politics. Year after year, men and women whose only 'crime' is to live, work and study in the UK have been vilified and stigmatised as parasites, intruders, invaders and outsiders.
Now, as a consequence of the June referendum result, xenophobic and racist attitudes previously lurking on the political fringes have erupted into the mainstream.
One Day Without Us aims to protest this narrative, and ultimately to change it. We are migrants and non-migrants, leavers and remainers. On 20th February, we will show our support for the campaign in many different ways, from boycotting work to throwing a party to marching in the streets, and more...
On 6th December we will hold a public meeting for all sympathetic organisations and individuals to come together to begin to plan this day of action. We need to hear your voices, your ideas and your stories.
Please register to attend this meeting and commit to work with us for inclusion, and against hatred.