This fully funded, one night residential course for trade union activists is designed to equip you to tackle far right issues in your workplace and your community.
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.
18 places fully funded by the TUC are available. Additional places funded by your union may be available on request.
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.
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 dates for this trip are tbc but will take place over 4-5 days (travel included) during September 2019.
The cost for participating in the optional study visit will be in the region of £450-£600 (for accommodation, travel, food & incidental expenses).
Residential accommodation in the Bob Crow centre is housed in a listed building. There is one ground floor fully accessible bedroom. Please state if you need this in your application.