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Combatting the Far Right in Yorkshire: 1 day course for trade unionists
Event details
Date
Fri, 20 Sep 2019 - 10:00 to
Fri, 18 Oct 2019 - 16:00
Location

Leeds
United Kingdom

Cost
Free
Overview

**Registrations open**

Overview

Two fully funded, one day courses for trade union activists is designed to equip you to tackle far right issues in your workplace and your community.

Choose either:

Friday 20 September 2019 - LEEDS
Friday 18 October 2019 - SHEFFIELD

The course will incorporate the TUC's new eNote on tackling the far right in your workplace including practical tips on how to campaign against the far right, and how to hold difficult conversations with people who may have been influenced by far-right propaganda. 

Full course details available soon.

Priority will be given to young activists and applicants falling under one of the protected characteristics. All trade union members are welcome to apply.

Selection will be on basis of application and availability.

Registrations open. Please download the application below.

Optional study trip to Berlin

The TUC is also offering an optional study trip to Berlin for a series of workshops with the DGB (German TUC) youth section on how they have responded to the rise of the AfD and the far right in Germany. The workshops will focus on sharing best practice, and designing new ways to tackle the far right in workplaces and communities.

There will also a visit to the Sachsenhausen concentration camp, the Holocaust Memorial and the Nazi Documentation centre. A trip to the Bundestag is tbc.

The visit will take place 25-29 November 2019 (travel days included).

The cost for participating in the optional study visit will be in the region of £450-£600 (for accommodation, travel, food & incidental expenses).

We are able to offer one fully funded place on the Berlin visit to a trade unionist who faces barriers to participating in their union. Applicants with the following protected characteristics will be prioritised: young, woman, BAME, LGBT, disabled. Please indictate this in your application.

Please apply for the study visit via your application for the course.

Location
Combatting the Far Right in Yorkshire: 1 day course for trade unionists

Leeds
United Kingdom

Transport and Travel

Friday 20 September 2019 - LEEDS
PCS offices, Town Centre House, Merrion Centre, Leeds LS2 8LY

Friday 18 October 2019 - SHEFFIELD
15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield S1 2BX

Accessibility

Please contact the venue for accessibility information:

Merrion Centre: 01132221283

Showroom Workstation: 0114 275 7727