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NUJ Active - 21 June 2013

Welcome to NUJ Active on 21 June

Support the People's Assembly against austerity, 22 June, Central Hall, Westminster Details and speakers. Catch the TUC's Austerity Bus: check when it is calling to your town. Follow the route.

Turning the Page on Media Sexism: If you are tired of the continual trivialisation and sexualisation of women in the media, come and discuss the issues with a top panel of women speakers. At Headland House, 308-312 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8DP, 26 June at 6pm. Register for this free event with Lena Calvert, NUJ Equality Officer on

Make Your Local News Work: The NUJ is supporting Co-operatives UK and Carnegie UK Trust in a series of events aimed to foster and promote alternative media models. Check the dates and speakers at meetings coming up in Belfast, Cardiff & Manchester at this website.

Special seminar on tax for the self-employed: Accountancy firm HW Fisher is putting on a seminar on tax and tax-related matters aimed at freelance and self-employed journalists on 1 July, 5:30- 8pm at Headland House, 308-312 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8DP. Register at Free to NUJ members and £15 to non-members. More information

Mary Raftery Journalism Fund. The deadline for receipt of applications to the children's issues round is 21 June. Apply at the website.

London Photographers Branch will be discussing The Future for Photography, with Newsnight's economics editor Paul Mason and Martin Argles, ex-staff photographer at The Guardian. Non-members welcome. At 6pm, 25 June, Headland House, 308 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8DP. More details

Support the Lost Arts campaign to fight the cuts in the arts. See what's under threat near you

SERTUC's seminar Reaching Out: organising new workplaces with Carl Roper, TUC national organiser, is on 4 July, 10am to 1pm Congress House, London. For more details contact Darren Lewis

EU Health Prize for Journalists: Submissions open until 30 September. Rules and more details on the website.

Tolpuddle Seminar: Justice for Workers - A Strategy for Change, 9 July, 7pm, Committee Room 5, House of Commons. Confirmed Speakers: Bob Crow (General Secretary, RMT); Steve Gillan (General Secretary, POA), Ronnie Draper (General Secretary, BFAWU) John Hendy QC, Ian Murray MP

Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival, Dorset: a weekend of music and speakers to celebrate the memory of the six 19th century farm workers who were arrested and deported to Australia for leading the formation of a union. From 19-21 July. More details or contact the organisers on 01305 848 237

As part of the Age Immaterial campaign on women over 50 in the workplace, the TUC has created a survey aimed at union members over 50 (both men and women). Please circulate this survey among your networks

Matchwomen's Festival: Celebrate the 125th anniversary of the strike that changed history, Bishopsgate Institute, London, 6 July. More on the event

Moving into PR: The NUJ is hosting a free seminar for journalists who are considering a career in PR. Hear from the experts on 6 July, 10.30am at Headland House, NUJ headquarters, London. For members and non memebers. Register early to avoid disappointment at

TUC Library Collection Britain at Work project <> is looking for people who worked in north and central London who would like to talk about their trade union activity 1945-95 contact 07946 284 089

See the latest dates for NUJ training courses on the website and Cymru NUJ training . For Scotland email: Tel: 0141 248 6648/7748

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