Join us for a rally broadcasting live on our Facebook page with Welsh and international speakers including:
SELMA JAMES Founder, International Wages for Housework Campaign in 1972. Author, The Power of Women and the Subversion of the Community & Sex, Race, and Class – the Perspective of Winning.
REBECCA BODEN Tampere University, Finland. For over seventy years Finland has had free school meals for ALL children, not just poor children. For over 75 years, Finland’s expectant mothers have been given a “baby box” by the state, a starter kit of clothes, sheets and toys that can even be used as a bed.
Child Poverty Action Group
LEANNE WOOD MS & RHONDDA FOOD CAMPAIGN
Plaid are campaigning for a Welsh Universal Free School Meals Bill. Leanne set up Rhondda food campaign with food share / supermarket surplus waste.
Co-founder BAME Covid-19 food box response project; Chair, Butetown Community Centre; Lawyer; Human Rights Activist.
Labour Parliamentary Candidate for Ceredigion in 2019 General Election. Ceredigion Labour Party recently voted to campaign for universal free school meals.
RENATA MEDEIROS MIRRA
Cardiff UCU Anti-Casualisation Officer. Trade unionist who organises with fellow education workers at Cardiff University on precarious and ‘casualised’ insecure contracts which often mean fewer rights at work than permanent, salaried colleagues.
GEMMA JUNE HOWELL
Poet, Author, Rock Life: 17 Poems from The Welsh ValleysAMY
Welsh nurse from NHS Workers Say No campaign for a 15% pay rise
Chaired by MADHU KHANNA-DAVIESPeople’s Assembly Wales is campaigning for next week’s Welsh Budget to include giving free school meals to all children in poverty, as a step towards free school meals for all children: In Finland, Sweden and Estonia all children have free school meals. Not just children from poor families. We want this in Wales.