#HostileEnvironment? Look To Africa!

Saturday Nov. 3 2018, 12.30-4.30pm

HostileEnvironmentNov3

History + Legal, Business, Political and #Garveyite options for a #Brexit, #Commonwealth and #Windrush #WindrushScandal world + Golden Minutes! Saturday Nov. 3, 12.30-4.30pm. Central London http://bit.ly/HostEnv

Whether you decide to stay in Britain, move to Africa or the Caribbean, don’t end 2018 without confronting issues raised by the Commonwealth And Windrush Scandal! This event provides the perfect framework to deal with the issues by highlighting the history and options available, now that we know of the hostile/compliant environment!

History consultant Kwaku leads with an audio-visual presentation on British immigation and race relation legislations marking African Jubilee Year 1987-88 @ 30 and 1968 Race Relations Act @ 50; and highlights the historical background to the Commonwealth And Windruah scandal, which shows laws for creating an hostile environment has a history going back decades before the 2000s.

Followed by speakers drawn from the legal, business and political fields providing practical ways of dealing with a “hostile environment”/”compliant” Britain! + Plus Golden Minutes from individuals & organisations

Special guest speakers include:
Dr Adotey Bing speaking on the use of co-operative business models to enhance our economic base in the UK and back home. You can make a membership pledge to the credit union: www.acu.coop
Onyekachi Wambu speaking on AFFORD’s engagement across Africa and the importance of remittances. To find out about AFFORD’s work: www.afford-uk.org
Akosua Annobil speaking on the challenges of relocating from the UK to Ghana. To find out about AB (Africa Busines) 2020: www.africabusiness2020.com
John & Safiyyah Christian a.k.a. the Native Borne Family speaking on the challenges of relocating from the US to Ghana. To find out about the Native Borne Family: www.nativeborne.com
Dr Evelyn Mensah speaking on medical partnerships in West Africa
Dr Jennifer Obaseki speaking on immigration and resident status of those from African and Caribbean Commonwealth countries. To find out more about Obaseki Solicitors: www.obasekisolicitors.com
+ special guest & Golden Minute presentations

Aims to answer questions such as:
+ Can a British passport-owning citizen be repatriated?
+ Should a settled status in Britain mean not building links with “back home”?
+ How does one go about regularising one’s immigration status?
+ How does one relocate to Africa or the Caribbean?
+ How to do business and strengthen ties with Africa or the Caribbean?
+ What are some of the positive developments “back home”?
+ How does one engage in business or politics in order to improve living in Britain?

African Caribbean food, books and DVDs on sale + Fun prizes

Remember: Ghana declares 2019 ‘The Year Of The Return’.

#HostileEnvironment? Look To Africa! consists of Pan-Africanist, Garveyite and British immigration history + practical engagement with Britain, Africa and the Caribbean from guest speakers covering law, politics, business and investment in Britain, Africa and the Caribbean. Ends with a Garvey Ciphera plenary, where the audience is encouraged to put forward issues and possible solutions towards the way forward, and engage with the special guest speakers.

This event is aimed at an inter-generational audience. It is going to be an in-demand event, so you’d better grab your early bird tickets! http://bit.ly/HostEnv

Delivered by BTWSC/African Histories Revisited in association with Africans For JC Values

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