Restorative art through children’s eyes

Black History Month

Restorative art through children’s eyes / Black History Month event

25th October 2018, 11:00 – 16:00 at the Docklands Settlement Community Centre, 400 Salter Road SE16 5AA

Celebrating Black History Month through our children’s digital art focusing on the Windrush generation, its legacy and contribution to the SE16 area.

Event Objectives:

At RJ4All, we strive for a more cohesive society by distributing power through educational activities, awareness raising and user-led projects. This unique exhibition, led by our children, will give an opportunity to people from diverse backgrounds to come together to discuss race equality in London and the SE16 area, using children’s art and key note speeches from experts in restorative justice, art and education.

Join us on the 25th October, during half-term week to:

  1. Celebrate Black History Month 2018 by focusing on the Windrush generation, its legacy and contribution to the SE16 area, its history, achievements, struggles and continuous efforts to build a stronger community.
  2. Create a space for dialogue between different cultures and ages by bringing local people together and by providing them with prompts through local children’s digital art depicting our event theme.
  3. Create an opportunity for local children to learn about Black History Monday, Windrush and 70 years since the Empire Windrush docked in Tilbury. 
  • Provisional Programme:
  • 11:00: Registration, refreshments and exhibition
  • 11:00 – 11:10: Welcome from Dr. Theo Gavrielides (RJ4All Institute) and Emilie Mendy (Bizzie Bodies)
  • 11:10 – 11:20: Restorative justice, Black History Month and sharing power – Dr. Theo Gavrielides (RJ4All Institute)
  • 11:20 – 11:30: The power of Digital art – Ms Emilie Mendy (Founder and Director of Bizzie Bodies)
  • 11:30 – 11:40: The power of education – Robert Posner (former Chief Executive of the Anne Frank Trust)
  • 11:40 – 11:50: Enabling art – Headway East London (TBC)
  • 11:50 – 11:00: Art and Children – Mrs Bee Moore (Founder and Director of Witty Ditty Designs)
  • 12:00 – 12:15: Q&A children, families and friends to all speakers
  • 12:15 – 16:00: Exhibition and networking

How to book

To book, please follow this link.  Tickets are free but we enabled the donation option which can be avoided simply by entering just 1p! 
However, we do kindly ask for your generous contribution which will go to our charitable services to the groups that we serve including our children. Donations allow us to continue providing our charitable and free services to the most marginalised groups of our society. For bigger donations, please following the link below as this will also trigger gift aid (UK donors only).
 Please note that places are limited, so please let us know if you are not planning to attend so that we can pass on your place to someone else.

Disclaimer: The information in this page can change, please refer to the organisers official website if you have any queries.

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