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Blog: The Eulogy Book

Blog: The Eulogy Book
Written by susan pitter  16/06/2020

In 2019, Jamaica Society Leeds Eulogy Project, celebrated the lives and journeys of first generation Jamaicans who settled in Leeds during the 1940s to 60s, including those who pre-date Windrush. The families of 76 Jamaicans shared photographs, keepsakes and memories of their loved ones. The collection resulted in the Eulogy Exhibition at Leeds Central Library curated by Susan Pitter. Telling human stories for all humans, poignant and uplifting, it became the most popular exhibition in the library’s history. Eulogy captures the stunning images that tell the story of a generation, their legacy and Leeds. Included in the accompanying Eulogy book's...

Blog: Geraldine Connor Foundation: Windrush Resources: Education

Blog: Geraldine Connor Foundation: Windrush Resources: Education
Written by Geraldine Connor Foundation  11/06/2020

The Geraldine Connor Foundation have created a brilliant resource to help people learn about the mass migration of people from the Caribbean to the UK between 1948 – 1971, commonly called ‘Windrush’. The resource combines short films, interviews, recipes, literature and music and is suitable for young people and adults.  You can find the full resource here.Watch the short video to learn about the experiences of the British-born children and grandchildren of the Windrush Generation. They discuss what it was like to live and go to school as a black child in Leeds and the racism they were subjected to in...

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About Leeds Inspired

About Leeds Inspired

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Applying for Leeds Inspired Funding

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Leeds Inspired Funded Projects

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