“For Those Who Died Trying.” Photo exhibition, November 2016. This project, by Protection International, remembers Human Rights Defenders in Thailand who died defending their communities and the environment. Each of the portraits were placed at the location where she or he was murdered or disappeared and rephotographed by Luke Duggleby. Click on the image for more details.
Black History Month Event, Friday 16 November 2018, 6-8pm at Crossroads Women’s Centre.
Launch of Marxism, Colonialism and Cricket, a volume of essays on CLR James’ Beyond A Boundary, widely regarded as one of the most important books on cricket and on sport generally. The book concludes with an essay by CLR’s key collaborator, Selma James, who is based at the women’s centre. Hosted by Crossroads Women and Women of Colour in the Global Women’s Strike.
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“Living History: Growing up in the East End and surviving the Blitz.” Discussion and photos, December 2013. Survivors of the Blitz, Mildred Gordon (MP for Bow & Poplar in the ’80s) and Helen Stern recount their expectations of endurance.
“Who Works for Me ? Mum, Auntie, Sister, Granny…” Children’s exhibition, 1998 and 2007. Anti-racist, anti-sexist paintings uncovering children’s perspective on the work which their mothers and other carers do. Their art, always enlightening and often stunning, revealed not only awareness but appreciation. Click on the image to view more of their lovely work.
“July Open Day,” Workshops and events, July 2012. A family day at the centre, jumble and book sale, tea and cake. Introductory workshops from Black Women Rape Action, Women Against Rape, Single Mothers’ Self Defence and WinVisible plus talks from our homeopath, face painting, story telling and laughter from Colin the Clown!
“Women Together,” Event and discussion, November 2013. A forum aimed to “give a voice to those women whose needs are most likely to be neglected, especially in these hard times.” Click on the image to view our findings.
Many more projects from our archives to be uploaded shortly!