Saturday, 11 December 2010

One Society Many Cultures national conference

Later today I will be speaking at the One Society Many Cultures national conference where the issues being discussed include:

• Reversing the tide of reaction – racism and Islamophobia today
• No racist concessions to the BNP and EDL
• Defending our freedoms – no to religious bans
• One Society Many Cultures

Speakers include Ken Livingstone(chair, One Society Many Cultures), Shabana Mahmood (shadow Home Office minister), Christine Blower (general secretary, National Union of Teachers), Dr Jonathan Githens-Mazer (co-director, European Muslim Research Centre), Doreen Lawrence (founder, Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust) and Kay Carberry (assistant general secretary, TUC).

The event runs from 10-6pm and will be held at Mary Ward House, 5/7 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SN. It promises to be an interesting and worthwhile day. I am speaking at around 2pm.