UFFC annual memorial family event for 2020 moves online

Grieving families at UFFC annual rally in 2015 - credit Panther Manchanda
UFFC 2015 – Standing together in love and unity – credit Panther Manchanda

source: United Families & Friends
published: 4 October 2020

Due to Covid restrictions UFFC will be holding this years 22nd annual memorial event online.

All families are requested to submit a two-minute clip of the story of their loved ones making sure they mention their name and details of what happened.

Please send your clips to contactuffc@gmail.com
The deadline for sending in your clips is on the 20 October 2020, no later than 12:00pm. Click here to watch video >

These will all be edited together and released across all UFFC and partner platforms at 1:00pm on Saturday 31st October 2020. We will also be releasing it across all media.

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RAAH Fest 2020: ‘Stronger together than divided’ supports the National Family Fund

Mikey Powell Campaigners at annual rally
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source: RAAH.Fest
published: September 2020

So what is RAAH.Fest? It is a charity music festival to amplify the voices of young people affected by migration displacement, human trafficking and racial discrimination.

​RAAH. Fest is 100% run by volunteers and supports people and charities in the youth sector.

This year the National Mikey Powell Memorial Family Fund is amongst the 20 charities selected to benefit from the funds that are raised this year.

Where are all the donations going?

“No one should feel like they don’t belong, which is why RAAH. Fest supports some pretty amazing charities. These charities are dedicated to putting an end to human trafficking and racial discrimination and the negative impacts of migration displacement.

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From the makers of INJUSTICE comes Ultraviolence (BFI Film Festival 2020)

Ken Fero
Ken Fero : Migrant Media

source: British Film Institute
published: September 2020

15 years after Ken Fero’s ground-breaking film Injustice, which examined deaths in police custody, comes a compelling follow-up that feels as timely as ever.

Since 1969, there have been over 2000 deaths in police custody in the UK. It is a frightening statistic that Ken Fero approaches with seasoned conviction.

Ultraviolence employs unflinching archival footage to document the tragic and undignified deaths that took place between 1995 and 2005.

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