The Hopeful Solidarities research project in Brighton and Hove aims to work with community groups in the city to facilitate and support spaces of hope and solidarity in times of crisis.
Migrant English Project (MEP) is run by volunteers. It is a safe space where refugees and migrants can learn English. A short report for MEP by Cath Senker, Amy Clarke and Ben Rogaly.
From the COVID-19 pandemic to climate change, Brexit and Grenfell to the racist legacies of European colonialisms and enduring economic insecurities, recent years have been experienced as times of heightened crisis, in the UK and beyond. However, while such collective and individual threats have led many to feel fearful and isolated, in some instances they have also fostered new connections and solidarities.
Follow the red brick road and you’ll soon find it: a hidden treasure buried deep in Brighton’s vault. Nestled at the foot of a South Down slope, it’s the proverbial walk in the park for Whitehawk F.C.’s revellers who snake through East Brighton Park’s pathways to happen upon the colourful delights of the Enclosed Ground.
Three Yiddish singing workshops led by Polina Shepherd were held at the University of Sussex between April and June 2022 in collaboration with the University of Sussex Students’ Union and the university’s Meeting House and Chaplaincy. Participants were invited to join the Brighton and Hove Yiddish Choir performance in Refugee Week 2022.