On 27th November Miro Griffiths (former ENIL Board member and current supporter) was speaking at the first annual Rushton Social Justice Lecture at Liverpool town hall, organised by the user-led disability arts organisation DaDaFest. Both Miro’s and Steve Binns’s lectures highlighted the importance of direct actions and protests, advising public bodies, parliamentarians and governments. These were regarded as the only ways for disabled people to progress in their strive for inclusion and for a life with equal opportunities.
The day of the event was not chosen randomly. It was the 201st anniversary of the death of the disabled social justice campaigner Edward Rushton, who fought against slavery and helped found the Royal School for the Blind in Liverpool.
You can read or listen more about event by following this link.
Photo: Miro Griffiths