We're into the full swing of election year with local council budget decisions fast approaching, so this email update is packed with actions, events and meetings taking place in February. We will send out another update in a couple of weeks with March info, but please do check out the website for all events over the coming months: http://www.brightonpa.org.uk/
Next Brighton People's Assembly meeting: Wednesday 18th February 7.30pm @ the Brighthelm Centre (Pelham room), North Road Come and join us to coordinate and bring together campaigns and events - we'll continue discussions and action ideas from the recent Power to the People event. All welcome!
Brighton & Hove City Council final budget proposals 2015-16 have been published and explanations of how the cuts will effect each service are on the website (click here) . The below flier is being distributed about the city with details of how to fight the cuts - please spread the word and support the actions!
Small Revolutions VI - first one of the year! Raising money and bringing us together for music, poetry & cabaret. For more details of the acts check out the Facebook page here. £5 suggested donation.
Brighton People's Assembly stalls!
Activists have been setting up in town to publicise local campaigns and talk to people in the lead up to the elections. Next one is tomorrow (Sat 14th Feb) at the Clocktower. All welcome to come help out and bring your campaign literature. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to help with the stalls.
Local Campaigns: Actions & Events
Love Activists Brighton have set up a Pop Up Love Kitchen
Building Love Activist crews....email to join the group email list to share your availability and /or to be kept in the loop
Shout it Out - no cuts to our city! Street theatre performance organised by Brighton & Hove Green Party @ Jubilee Square, Brighton: Friday 13th Feb 11am & 1pm, Sat 14th Feb 2 & 3pm; @ George Street, Hove: Sat 14th Feb 11am & 12pm
Brighton and Hove budget protest Bring placards, people, musical instruments, megaphones... Let's tell them we won't accept these cuts, Thurs 26th Feb 3.30pm. Assembling outside Hove Town Hall. March to the protest organised by Children Centre's Campaign, see above flier.
Day of action against Maximus Maximus has taken on the contract to administer the infamous Work Capability Assessment on behalf of the government, after ATOS walked away from the contract. Day of action called by Disabled People Against Austerity, protest outside the assessment centre in Brighton. Mon 2nd March 1-4pm @ West Lees House, 21-35 Dyke Road.
Local campaigns: organising meetings
38 Degrees meeting, Tuesday 17th Feb @ Stoneham pub, 153 Portland Road Hove, to discuss ways in which we can engage in the election process and make a difference
Living Rent Campaign meetingWed 25th Feb 7pm @ Southover pub (upstairs), Southover Street. All welcome, planning Housing hustings event onMarch 31st.