Like a phoenix we will rise: Activism after Grenfell with Lowkey


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Grenfell must be a 'never again' moment in the history of this country. The fire has exposed incestuous relationships between local, as well as national government, and the construction industry. In or out of government, how can Labour effectively engage with this issue, beyond superficial lip service? How can Labour act now to put the party at the disposal of a horrified and haunted community forced to campaign through their trauma for the safety of all across the country? Come and hear from those who have spent the last two years fighting tooth and nail for a justice which may never come. With Speakers: Lowkey; A poet, playwright, political activist and award winning hip-hop artist. Karim: The Vice-Chair of Grenfell United, the official organisation of survivors and bereaved families of the Grenfell Tower fire, working together to campaign for safe homes, justice and change. Reis Morris: A local activist and former resident of the Grenfell Tower. Zeyad: An organizer of the Grenfell Tower Silent Walk - an annual walk organised by Grenfell United to remember the Grenfell Tower fire. Daniel Renwick: A videographer and writer who made Failed By The State - the struggle in the shadow of Grenfell. He is a youth worker and advocate in the local community

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