sombre, defiant and determined mood was the tone of a number of vigils
across the country, including one in London on Thursday outside the Home
Office, after the heart wrenching news of the deaths of 39 people who
lost their lives in the back of a lorry tragically, in the hope
of finding a better life.
The Stand Up To Racism vigils, in London called jointly with Safe Passage and Care4Calais, were demanding #SafePassageNow and saying #RefugeesWelcome #MigrantsWelcome and brought together hundreds resolving to also fight to #EndTheHostileEnvironment
Now more than ever we need to build the anti racist as broadly and widely as we can, so that a challenge to the ideas of division, hate and scapegoating is being raised in every community, in every workplace and in every college.
Join and share the UN Anti Racism Day demonstrations on 21 March 2020, taking place globally to send a clear message against the rise of racism, fascism, Islamophobia and Antisemitism via the Facebook event page for the #M21 #WorldAgainstRacism demonstrations here
At Stand Up To Racism, we are always looking for volunteers. If you would like to help as a volunteer for Stand Up To Racism please email us on email@example.com
And every day you can help build the anti racist movement by retweeting @AntiRacismDay – sharing posts from our Facebook page promoting events and initiatives, and of course by inviting friends on social media to get involved.