The climate crisis is an injustice of colonialism and capitalism

Graphic recording from our roundtable on climate justice. Graphic Recording by Sonaksha

Tatu Hey is part of the Black Earth Kollektiv. An intersectional environmental and climate justice collective founded by BIPoC in Berlin. Tatu participated in Systemic Justice’s roundtable on Climate Justice. “We cannot discuss climate justice without talking about colonialism and capitalism.”  This is a statement I made at the Systemic Justice Roundtable on the topic of […]

Patching, repairing, and tightening the mesh on society’s safety net: nobody left without

Social protection roundtable

“Our battle is much more than pain and suffering. Strategic fights can make change happen that sometimes even the legal system doesn’t foresee.”  When utilised properly, social protection frameworks can help protect people against poverty and exclusion, and help shield individuals in times of crisis. It can help improve health and education, facilitate access to […]

“It’s like I can finally breathe”: the importance of uniting in shared spaces

Graphic recording from our roundtable on climate justice. Graphic Recording by Sonaksha

Guest post by Jada Lauren Kennedy, climate justice and human rights activist. Jada participated in Systemic Justice’s roundtable on climate justice. The feeling of taking my life into my own hands, taking my future into my own hands, reclaiming my voice along the way, and meeting incredible people from around the world. I feel like […]

“A treasure trove of injustices” – communities share experiences of police harms

Policing roundtable illustration

“Marginalised groups have to be the main protagonist. It’s a huge contradiction that mono-cultural groups have control… We are done with white saviours ­­–– we need allies, we have the tools to really empower ourselves.” “Who protects us from the police?” The Equinox Initiative for Racial Justice asked this question in its report with the same […]

A right, not a privilege: accessing justice on communities’ own terms

Access to Justice roundtable illustration

“Part of our work is about reclaiming power through our intersectional identities, instead of seeing it as something that automatically labels us as victims when seeking justice.” What can we do to empower those who are frequently marginalised within or shut out from legal systems to access justice and vindicate their rights? Our rights and […]