Boycott Workfare week of action and other upcoming events and actions:
Boycott Workfare week of action, 25th April - 2nd May. They say: "No workfare. No sanctions. Whoever wins we will resist!
As the general election campaign gets underway we are already seeing politicians calling for more of the same policies. More workfare. More sanctions. Yet we know that these policies have been a total disaster. It is shameful that workfare and sanctions are supported by all the main political parties. This is why we are holding a week of action in the week before the election. We need your help to expose and challenge workfare and sanctions policies and the political lies that underpin them." Find out more on the Boycott Workfare website, and reply to this email if you are interested in organising a local event. BW are calling for people to:
Boycott Workfare have also organised a Welfare Action Gathering on Saturday 30th May, 10.30am-5.30pm, London Welsh Centre (10 minutes’ walk from King’s Cross station). Read more at "The Fight To Save Social Security Won’t Be Over Whoever Wins The Election, Come To The Welfare Action Gathering"
- Join in with online actions throughout the week!
- Ask charities you support to sign the Keep Volunteering Voluntary agreement!
- Speak out! Tell those promoting workfare and sanctions what you think of their policies!
- Hand out our know-your-rights leaflets at your local jobcentre!
- Plan actions at a workfare exploiter near you!
The remaining BBC Radio Gloucestershire hustings debates are as follow. You need to fill in a form to attend
George Watson Hall, Tewkesbury, April 21st
All Saints Academy, Cheltenham, 23rd April
Miners Memorial Hall, Cinderford, 28th April
Kings School, Gloucester, 30th April.
Churches Together in Stroud are also hosting a hustings on Thursday April 30th from 7.30pm at St Laurence Church Hall, GL5 1AP.