Entertaining delegates with Tory-hating and other amusing verse. Somewhere in Birmingham.
Disabled people campaigning for rights - for access, benefits, services and equality; against discrimination, cuts, prejudice and pity!
Venue: Congress House, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS
Supporting you to support your learners
Unionlearn has long promoted the benefits of workplace learning and this event aims to help Reps explore ways to encourage learning for health, both physical and mental as well as discovering learning opportunities for health and well-being.
On 13 January, I addressed Hackney's Health and Wellbeing Board as part of its Patient Voice agenda item, discussing provision for autistic adults in the Borough. Rather belatedly, Hackney is now considering a draft plan to implement its duties under the Autism Act. Here's what I said ...
Janine joins Mik Scarlet and others in performing for delegates and visitors to the TUC Disabled Workers' Conference at Congress House, London.
The fragments from a previous wound
Dance around and wait their chance
To shoot a sharp reminder
That they have never gone away
And that which does not kill me does not
Always make me stronger
Ev'ry step brings pain but still
It beats just sitting feeling less
Distressed but more defeated
Three years ago, at the age of 45, I was diagnosed as autistic. It made complete sense to me, like being short-sighted all my life and finally getting a pair of glasses!
Janine will be tutoring this week-long course, which will take place at the union's Bob Crow National Education Centre in Doncaster and is free for RMT members and reps to attend.
Janine will be tutoring this first week-long course, which will take place at the union's Bob Crow National Education Centre in Doncaster and is free for RMT members and reps to attend.
- at Labour and Revolution, a dayschool hosted by the socialist organisation Workers' Liberty to discuss ideas for the new left movement after Jeremy Corbyn's election
- at the Anatomy Building, University College London, Gower Street WC1E 6XA. Near loads of Tubes - Warren Street, Goodge Street, Euston Square, Euston
The organisers write:
Leaving science by the bye
I know when I'm reflective
That seeing the world through just one eye
Puts life in deep perspective