Journey to Justice: Leicester

 

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The Exhibition

 
  • Journey to Justice: Leicester is part of the national travelling JtoJ exhibition, and consists of an exhibition as well as a series of events in the city.

  • The exhibition tells two distinct but interconnected stories. One focuses on the US civil rights movement, its significance, and its links to the UK. We tell stories of less well-known men, women and children who were involved and we explore factors essential for a human rights movement to succeed. The other tells stories of Leicester's Journeys to Justice, looking at the long and vibrant history of social activism and protest in the diverse city of Leicester.

  • The exhibition is being held at Attenborough Arts Centre from 11-27 October 2019, and Entry is free.

  • To arrange visits for large groups, including school visits, please contact us.

 

 

The National Project

JtoJ Leicester is part of the national Journey to Justice project, which seeks to galvanise people to take action for social justice through learning about human rights movements and the arts. JtoJ seeks to bring attention to UK and global struggles for justice, and show that injustice can be challenged and that everyone has the knowledge and skills to play a role in bringing about change. It seeks to ensure that everyone feels responsible for social justice & is active in promoting & ensuring it.

JtoJ across the UK.  Click to see  where else the exhibition has been and where it’s going next.

JtoJ across the UK. Click to see where else the exhibition has been and where it’s going next.

 

 
 

If you would like to contribute to our blog please get in touch. It could be the story of your fight for justice, a short blog post, a photography collection, or even a short film. Whatever it is we'd like to hear about it. 

 
 
 

Banner photo information The National Welfare Rights Organization marching to end hunger, 1968. Jack Rottier photograph collection, George Mason University Libraries; Gary Sheriff Ross Galbraith, campaigning against South African apartheid in Leicester.

To view the archived 2016 Journey to Justice: Nottingham blog posts, please click here.