Summat New!

In 2014 we hosted Summat New, another Summat gathering where we launched the Leeds for Change website. Over 300 people came through the doors, for 26 workshops, a marketplace, performances and our exciting panels of guest speakers.

Speakers included: Paul Mason – Channel 4 Economics Editor, prolific author and digital media guru; Pragna Patel – Founder of Southall Black Sisters, activist and listed in the Guardian’s 100 Top Women; Clara Osagiede – RMT representative, powerful living wage campaigner for London Underground cleaners; Eleanor Lisney – Sisters of Frida, a Disabled Women’s Cooperative, Tina Louise Rothery – community activist on extreme energy and Representatives from Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty – campaign group fighting austerity measures.

Check out the event programme here.