It was also yesterday that the Socialist Party-backed campaign, Youth Fight For Jobs took to the streets. Unfortunately it appears no reports have appeared on the web yet, save this nine minute film posted on the SP website. Looks like an excellent day was had by all, so well done to all comrades who bust a gut organising this.
It would be remiss to not give a mention to the YFFJ inaugural conference taking place on Saturday 9th May.
Youth Fight for Jobs conference
Saturday 9 May
Cruciform, Lecture Theatre 1, University College London (UCL), London WC1E 6BT. Near Euston and Warren Street tube and rail stations
10-11am - registration
11-12.30pm - opening rally
Speakers include Bob Crow, RMT general secretary; Tracy Edwards, PCS young members network; and activists from the campaign.
12.30-1.30pm - lunch
1.30-3pm - workshops
Topics include: current workplace struggles to save jobs; organising the YFFJ campaign; the politicians' reaction to the crisis; and defending your rights at work.
3-3.30pm - what way forward for the campaign?
Discussion, resolutions & voting.
3:30-4:30pm - closing rally.
Speakers include Sean Figg, Youth Fight for Jobs national organiser, activists from Greece, and more...