Groups

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Journey to Justice

We are an alliance of artists, educators, students, youth groups, communities, human rights and faith organisations, filmmakers, musicians, historians, curators, trade unionists and politicians. We aim to inspire people to become active in social justice movements through learning from human rights movements. Our first project is a multi-media travelling exhibition programme focused on the US civil rights movement, its links to the UK and how it transcends time, place and issue with an emphasis on stories of local people challenging injustice.


Leeds Animation Workshop

An independent film production company, run by a women's collective. Founded in 1978 to make and distribute short animated films with a message. Also screenings, workshops, stalls, equipment hire, etc.


Leeds City of Sanctuary

City of Sanctuary is a network united in making our city a haven for anyone who needs its protection. We are proud to be a place of safety for asylum seekers and refugees.


Leeds Coalition Against the War

Leeds Coalition Against the War was formed as part of the national Stop the War Coalition in 2001 to oppose the government's so-called 'war on terror'. It stands against war, against racism and in defence of civil liberties.


Leeds DEC

We are an education centre raising awareness of global development issues.


Leeds No Borders

Leeds No Borders is a grassroots campaign & support group fighting racist immigration controls. We believe that everyone should have the right to freedom of movement and call for an end to deportations and detention. We organise numerous campaigns and demonstrations including monthly protests outside Waterside Home Office reporting centre, monthly socials, film nights, anti-racist reading/discussion group & a letter writing group to people in detention & prison. Also offer signing support project & support individual anti-deportation campaings.


Leeds University Centre for African Studies

Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS) is an interdisciplinary centre that brings together scholars with an active interest in Africa from across different schools and faculties at the University of Leeds in order to promote African Studies at the University and in the city of Leeds.


Leeds Welfare Fightback

We campaign for a decent system of social security for all, and against benefit cuts, sanctions, attacks on benefits rights of those with long-term illness or disability; mandatory "treatments" and other inappropriate "work related activities", including substitution of paid jobs with unpaid labour of claimants; low pay and insecure work conditions; attacks on social housing; age discrimination and discrimination based on nationality in the welfare system. We also demand recognition and support for the vital unwaged work done by carers and parents.


Lolshevism

Lolshevism is a new socialist feminist comedy club in Leeds. Founded in 2016 by people who liked Jeremy Corbyn, bell hooks and terrible puns, we aim to provide a comedy club free from misogyny, homophobia, transpobia, racism, ableism and other things from the UKIP manifesto.


No Borders Leeds

Leeds No Borders is a grassroots campaign & support group fighting racist immigration controls. We believe that everyone should have the right to freedom of movement and call for an end to deportations and detention.


Stand Up to Racism

A local campaigning anti-racist group linked to Stand Up to Racism nationally. No to Islamophobia and anti-Semitism. Yes to multiculturalism and diversity. Migrants and Refugees welcome here.


Stand Up to UKIP

Leeds Stand Up to UKIP is a broad campaign group which aims to resist the rise of this racist populist party which scapegoats migrant workers and other minorities.


Unite The Union - Leeds Community Branch

Unite Community is a response to the ConDem attacks on our class and community. We are here to support our community and ensure a strong fight back.