As xenophobia rises celebrate Cable Street's resistance tomorrow. They shall not pass! (acknowledgements to Wembley Matters)
From Cable Street 80
March to a rally @ St George’s Gardens, Cable Street. Speakers before and after the march include: Max Levitas (Cable Street veteran), Jeremy Corbyn MP, Rushanara Ali MP, Frances O’Grady (General Secretary, TUC), Unmesh Desai (GLA member, City and East London)
Speakers confirmed to date: Max Levitas (Cable Street veteran), Jeremy Corbyn MP, Rushanara Ali MP, Frances O’Grady (General Secretary, TUC), John Biggs (Mayor of Tower Hamlets), Unmesh Desai (GLA member, City and East London), Michael Rosen, Gerry Gable (Searchlight Research Associates), Weyman Bennett (Unite Against Fascism), Manus O’Riordan (Ireland IBMT), Glyn Robbins (United East End), Julia Bard (Jewish Socialists’ Group), Roger Mackenzie (UNISON) Alex Kenny (East London NUT), Shahriar Bin Ali (Bangladesh Workers Council), Amelia Womack (Green Party), Matt Wrack (FBU), Mick Cash (RMT), Sarah Sackman (Jewish Labour Movement), Tony Donaghey (Connolly Association), Mary Davis (Marx memorial Library), Leon Silver (East London Central Synagogue), Richard Humm (Cable Street Group) Moshfiqur Noor (TH Labour Party TU officer, Julie Begum (Swadhinata Trust), Jean Geldart (Hope not Hate); Sardar Aziz, (Council of Mosques), Nasir Uddin (East End Together); Liz Payne (Communist Party); Susan Matthews (UNITE)
Chairs: (Altab Ali Park) David Rosenberg, JSG; (St George’s Gardens) Megan Dobney, SERTUC
Plus marching bands including the Great Yiddish Parade and Udichi
Bring family, friends, work colleagues, neighbours! Bring Banners!
IMPORTANT TRANSPORT UPDATE: There are lots of engineering works this weekend that particularly affect travel to East London so if you are coming from further away please check the TFL site for alternative routes, set out a bit earlier, and also use rail replacement buses.