CELEBRATE ten years since the Birmingham human chain
DISCOVER the impact of debt cancellation so far
DEMAND a lasting solution to the debt crisis
Breaking the chains of global debt will be a mix of speakers, interviews, music and film.
Those participating currently include Shahid Malik MP (Minister for International Development), Kumi Naidoo (Global Call to Action against Poverty), Andy Reed MP, Ann Pettifor (Jubilee 2000), Caroline Spelman MP (Chairman of the Conservative Party), Dr Hany El-Banna (President of Islamic Relief), Bishop Dr Joe Aldred (Chair. Council of Black-led Churches), Lidy Nacpil (Jubilee South), Max Lawson (Oxfam), Steve Miller (Jewish Social Justice Coalition), all hosted by Adrian Goldberg, the editor of www.thestirrer.com. They are expecting video messages from Gordon Brown, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (President of Liberia) and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
In addition there will be specially filmed reports from Zambia, Tanzania, Honduras and Haiti.
Archbishop Ndungane, former Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town and now President of African Monitor, will be joining us as a keynote speaker.
Additional events available on Sunday 18 May: an exhibition at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, 12-5pm; special Jubilee services at churches in Birmingham, including St Philip’s Cathedral (Daleep Mukarji, Christian Aid); Birmingham Christian Centre (Stephen Rand, Jubilee Debt Campaign); St Martin’s (Michael Taylor, Patron, Jubilee Debt Campaign); Carrs Lane (John Marsh, URC Moderator-Elect) Harborne Baptist Church (David Golding, Make Poverty History North-East) and St Chad’s Roman Catholic Cathedral. More details at www.journeytojustice.org
Should you need further information about Journey to Justice or any of the other events organised to mark the tenth anniversary of the Birmingham Human Chain, please go to www.journeytojustice.org
Venue: The International Convention Centre, Birmingham
THIS IS NOT AN EKKLESIA EVENT