Launch of Tottenham Rights Advice and Campaigning Surgery

 Event: Launch of Tottenham Rights Advice & Campaigning Surgeries


Date: Monday 8 October 2012

Time: from 5pm to 7pm

Venue: North London Community House, Moorefield Road.  London N17 6PY


Refreshments will be available

TMG will be launching an important initiative in Tottenham, North London, on Monday 8 October 2012 from 5pm to 7pm. The event is organized by Tottenham Rights and it will mark the launch of its Advice & Campaigning Surgeries in the locality. The Surgeries will give more than legal information on how to challenge racist practices, they will also offer expert advice & assistance and, if necessary, develop effective campaigns on cases that attract public interest.  

Tottenham Rights is a new and joint initiative of the Tottenham Defence Campaign and The Monitoring Group. It is a response to the causes of last year’s August violent public disturbances in the locality that were triggered by the shooting of black youth Mark Duggan. Tottenham Rights will aim to: 

  • Challenge all forms of racism, institutional or violent, by providing legal advice and public campaigning
  • Empower local communities through involvement in decision making and by demanding greater transparency and accountabilities of the authorities
  • Build new community and social alliances that can bring positive changes in the area
  • Publish and disseminate material on local history and community struggles that invigorates new thinking beyond the debates on multiculturalism and integration

The event will include brief contributions from:

  • Local family campaigns fighting injustices,
  • Community organisations,
  • Stafford Scott (Tottenham Rights),
  • Suresh Grover (Director of The Monitoring Group) and
  • Imran Khan (solicitor for the Stephen Lawrence Family).

 The Advice Surgeries have been organized in partnership with the North London Community House.

For further information about Tottenham Rights go to


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