Communities & Organisations

Brighton Reading Room

Part of a nationwide network supported by Pluto Press, the Brighton Reading Room was launched in June 2023 by the Centre for Global Political Economy, Hopeful Solidarities and One Church Brighton at One Church’s Florence Road Café in central Brighton.

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Exeter Street Hall

Exeter Street Hall is a vibrant community centre situated in the heart of Prestonville, Brighton.

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Migrant English Project

Migrant English Project (MEP) was established in 2003 by a small group of volunteers at the Cowley Club, an activist space in Brighton.

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Whitehawk Football Club

Whitehawk Football Club is a non-league football club founded in 1945 that attracted between 300 and 600 fans for its home games in the 2022-23 season.

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Yiddish Singing Workshops

Yiddish singing workshops at the University of Sussex Meeting House are a collaboration between students, university staff and Polina Shepherd’s former Brighton and Hove Yiddish Choir, which Ben sang in for four years from 2018.

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Other communities and organisations

Hopeful Solidarities has also worked with Brighton & Hove Libraries and Best Foot Music

Afrori Books, Jollof Café, Resist Glencore and Salty Seabirds all participated in our project with Brighton photographer Natasa Leoni: Practices of Hope and Solidarity in Brighton and Hove.