Saturday the 15th Of February Saw Doncaster Unite Community Members come together for a Conference against Austerity.
The First Session was Titled Austerity Against Women – Women Against Austerity and include speakers Lyndsey German (People’s Assembly) and Kate T from London – who has been working for ten years trying to sustain and support women led groups who help survivors of domestic violence. The conference heard how Austerity is impacting severely on women’s rights cuts to emergency services and child care are making it very hard for women across the country. Doncaster Unite Community will be taking six women to the Women’s Assembly conference in London Saturday 22nd February
The second Session focused on Social justice with speakers Janet Alder (Deaths in Custody Campaigner) Mike Simons – film: ‘Still the Enemy Within’ and Barbara Jackson- Orgreave truth and justice campaign. The speakers talked about the different Campaigns for Justice and the need for working class solidarity. A whole list of Anniversary Strike Events can be found here http://barnsleycsc.com/