What’s on the web?
The 4WardEver Team regularly scan the web and other resources for websites that our readers are likely to find of interest.
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Cherry Groce Foundation
Founder, Lee Lawrence was only 11 years old when he witnessed the shooting of his mother. During his formative years, Lee didn’t have the opportunity to do the things that most of his peers took for granted. He couldn’t worry about school work, friends, the latest fads and fashions. His main concern was being a young carer for the woman he loved the most – his mum.
Parliament Square – Give Peace A Change
Nelson Mandela International Day was launched in recognition of Nelson Mandela’s birthday on 18 July, 2009 via unanimous decision of the UN General Assembly. It was inspired by a call Nelson Mandela made a year earlier, for the next generation to take on the burden of leadership in addressing the world’s social injustices when he said that “it is in your hands now”.
All Out is bringing people power to the global movement for love and equality. They petition world leaders and global organisations while using creative tactics – online and offline – to advance the fight for the rights of lesbian, gay, bi and trans people.
On a Move – Website of the MOVE Organization
The MOVE Organization is a family of strong, serious, deeply committed revolutionaries founded by a wise, perceptive, strategically minded Black man named John Africa. The principle of their belief is explained in a collection of writings we call “The Guidelines,” authored by John Africa.
New Internationalist is a multi-award winning, independent, non-profit media co-operative. For over 40 years, they have specialized in investigative reporting, publishing magazines and books on human rights, politics, social and environmental justice.
Solitary Watch is a web-based project aimed at bringing the widespread use of solitary confinement out of the shadows and into the light of the public square. Their mission is to provide the public (as well as practicing attorneys, legal scholars, law enforcement and corrections officers, policymakers, educators, advocates, people in prison and their families) with the first centralized source of unfolding news, original reporting, firsthand accounts, and background research on solitary confinement in the United States.