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NEON @NEON_UK London, England

NEON is a network of over 1,600 UK organisers from 900 different civil society groups. We run powerful trainings and support social justice campaigns.

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We’re holding the @NEON_UK press officer training day for the first time ever in Manchester in March. It’s an oppor… https://t.co/E7NcN7p8Ok
Retweeted by NEONThe Migration Advisory Committee has published a new report today looking at two things: a Points Based System, and… https://t.co/rSgV746bYT
Retweeted by NEONAviation emissions are growing fast, there are no UN plans to reduce them, are not covered by the Paris Agreement,… https://t.co/2aXd7pOtio
Retweeted by NEONA lot of racist incidents are like extreme weather events. We cannot *prove* any particular heatwave is a direct… https://t.co/rimGIedRqY
Retweeted by NEONFacial recognition can't tell black and brown people apart - but the police are using it anyway… https://t.co/AGGZwTVllU
Retweeted by NEONManchester folks! We're running our day long press officer training there in March, covering off all the basic medi… https://t.co/g1fukQ7i4Y❗️The deadline for expressions of interest is this Friday ❗️ https://t.co/hpVT0o1Tz1
Retweeted by NEON🚨17 days until our next strike! 🚨 Have you: - found your local group? - made sure it’s registered with us? - got… https://t.co/EeiXAFGSTS
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1/28
2020
SO EXCITED that @NEON_UK is running our first ever regional press officer school. Manchester. 11th March. Every… https://t.co/zYI9f1xpwN
Retweeted by NEONIt’s interesting that my interlocutor here just doesn’t engage with the substance of the issue: British people need… https://t.co/GOEgddJW7V
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1/27
2020
You have until midnight tonight to apply for the role of senior social justice organiser with us. We want someone t… https://t.co/XMTKsN65Uq
1/26
2020
"While Australia is burning and frontline communities all over the world are threatened by the very real consequenc… https://t.co/t35c6a9EGrThink tank chief @AreeqChowdhury told @ShelaghFogarty he could see the veil being banned after facial recognition t… https://t.co/YyH2e9VCUV
Retweeted by NEONThere are so many unanswered questions around facial recognition technology, like racial bias and data protection.… https://t.co/ZcicaKkVmlPLEASE SIGN AND RT this petition to keep #VictoriaLIVE. This is the only show @BBC which discusses race and ethnici… https://t.co/iekKuhGCSX
Retweeted by NEONThe challenges of abuse, disinformation and online radicalisation require hard cash which the likes of Google and F… https://t.co/FMd45E1XyC
Retweeted by NEONRespect to all the activism, organising and lobbying that is undermining the oil and gas sector. We need a long ter… https://t.co/skAAeuIllHTotally agree with @OwenJones84 on this one - @VictoriaLIVE gives airtime to voices that are otherwise all too easi… https://t.co/up5j7RJvAy
1/24
2020
Hearing some of the Framing Climate Justice results from our very own Bec Sanderson at @WortleyHall, The Workers' S… https://t.co/x4XEcY4JUr
Retweeted by NEONThe space for genuine, critical journalism is being slowly being squeezed off the airwaves. @VictoriaLIVE breaks im… https://t.co/k7XXgpunJuFinal couple of days with @350 + @pircuk + @NEON_UK learning + thinking about how we can better communicate climate… https://t.co/alrZQ4rsN8
Retweeted by NEONJust joined my first trade union (I'm a member of @LDNRentersUnion as well). I've signed up to @IWGBunion who have… https://t.co/O9eMJq0UJp
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1/23
2020
This is a real shame. Proper critical journalism on daytime TV on @VictoriaLIVE https://t.co/kNV0piY41DThe problems with @SWRRLY add to the growing catalogue of failings across the train network 🛤️ It’s time for the g… https://t.co/3xGT9yOsoc
Retweeted by NEON90% of EU nationals want physical documentation as proof of Settled Status - and today @RLA_News are backing the ca… https://t.co/gN5KoZVdUY
Retweeted by NEON🔥 If you’re a great organiser who knows how to help people become amazing leaders... 🚑 If you want to fight the in… https://t.co/sk0nqlJLmj
Retweeted by NEON“These kids are not kidding” Ed got chatting to @AdvocacyAcademy campaigners on the tube & was so inspired it spar… https://t.co/JoYW2Gr4xR
Retweeted by NEONHeading to @OxfordUnion to speak about #inequality this evening, in between an environmentalist and an economist...… https://t.co/k4BnMQacWq
Retweeted by NEON"They said that thing, and it was offensive. Which you felt the unstoppable urge to point out to your followers – i… https://t.co/wQ94uIcFOf
Retweeted by NEONYass! Applications for our May and July Bootcamps are now open Get your applications back to us 9am on the 10th of… https://t.co/fsLTEM7Ap4
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1/22
2020
Every year thousands of people die trying to cross borders. Politicians claim more border checks will stop this fro… https://t.co/Eu3meEeF2u
Retweeted by NEONWe're super excited for our event on what's next for the new economy movement tonight 🥳 @Miatsf will be joined on… https://t.co/u6JUB1jT3b
Retweeted by NEONYou have until the end of SUNDAY to apply for the role of senior social justice organiser. We looking for someone t… https://t.co/5rmZLs3BhABoris Johnson says he's going to get the economic growth rate up to 2.8% IPPR's @carysroberts says that's "fantasy… https://t.co/Uj4vgKLhlP
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1/21
2020
There are some useful facts in here but there's a lot of problems with it. One major one: it says people who came… https://t.co/mIgHPUecl9
Retweeted by NEONWe're looking for someone who can help us do a few days of outreach work in Manchester for our upcoming Spokesperso… https://t.co/wP394mbG7FVery important research, showing the persistence of racial discrimination in Britain, and how it drives (some/much)… https://t.co/xyO4QDRfHH
Retweeted by NEONWe are outside @RoyalLondonHosp flyering for our organising event THIS SATURDAY come and find out more about groups… https://t.co/17MsXPUt1p
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1/20
2020
Oh hai, it's Camilla, the producer on a TV show. I'm casting a debate about the Premier League. Is there anyone who… https://t.co/TTKF4YAsVu
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1/19
2020
How To Talk To Funders is a working conference which will bring together black and minority ethnic (BME) leaders, m… https://t.co/Y38eyQ5FT6An open letter from a group of black British women eviscerating the white privilege, bullying, & the normalisation… https://t.co/OXPCwQhQr2
Retweeted by NEONToday at Raven Row @MigrantsCulture @keep_it_complex @UnisNotBorders @UVWunion @migrantsorg @NEON_UK @season_butlerhttps://t.co/71ogFshlpz
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1/18
2020
The media focus on whether individual figures have experienced racism - and all space given to people who deny they… https://t.co/wkObkTu4L1
Retweeted by NEONNext week, we will release a report about the experiences of EU citizens seeking settled status. This is the trai… https://t.co/hW3Gyf5w5G
Retweeted by NEONI wrote this in January 2019. The daily mainstreaming of racism in Britain and denial of structural and everyday ra… https://t.co/3TlIbm13xC
Retweeted by NEONDamning figures on the number of green businesses and people employed in renewables - if we're to tackle the climat… https://t.co/VCmTpFxjQS
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1/17
2020
We're really excited to be hosting another Decolonising Economics workshop in #London with @guppikb and @itmeNoni o… https://t.co/xc22LJIfUE
Retweeted by NEONIn Britain we have a "gargantuan task of communicating how racism works, and the language in which it manifests." A… https://t.co/DH1lZnIb0VWe're expanding our operations team with an HR Officer, and a Programmes and Office Assistant - could one of those… https://t.co/cH1MbLSXjaExtraordinary that it has become normal to invite a minority on morning TV to explain & then subsequently defend th… https://t.co/C9RNqHQkEK
Retweeted by NEONTwitter! I need your help for a reporting project. The fossil fuel industry is ramping up spending on ads, meant t… https://t.co/b2JlQ99PFU
Retweeted by NEONThe sheer scale of global inequality is almost too staggering to comprehend. The richest 1% capture $19 trillion i… https://t.co/j5JsORmSQV
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1/16
2020
Australia is literally on fire. We are facing a climate emergency and now is not the time to be bailing out and giv… https://t.co/GqcFlvKAf5Five steps to help tackle Climate Change: Step 1: Ditch the shame. Step 2: Focus on systems, not yourself. Step 3:… https://t.co/D1dOZudBlw
Retweeted by NEONGet involved in the pushback against the terrible conditions that renters are facing by joining groups like… https://t.co/bJYwly9cEmSolidarity with @afuahirsch, @SholaMos1, @shaistaAziz and many others dealing with hostility, ignorance and… https://t.co/tOHjJUmEHr"I think there should be a complete overhaul of the economy, because this is just ad hoc corporate welfare." Autho… https://t.co/3eXcyFJubP
Retweeted by NEONThe world's oceans were warmer in 2019 than at any other point in recorded human history, and the consequences coul… https://t.co/3K1xZuy6H1
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1/15
2020
The insistence that coverage of Meghan Markle hasn’t been racist shows how poorly racism is understood and talked a… https://t.co/L7oUGDttRf
Retweeted by NEONGermany has slashed its rail fares & France is considering banning all domestic flights. In an age of climate break… https://t.co/dXYuY4aj3OI'm less interested in Harry and Meghan as individuals, I'm more interested in the responses to some of the people… https://t.co/P7iLRTLES8Inequality is a political choice. It doesn't have to be like this. As the 1% gather in @davos, we are calling on… https://t.co/3E8Hf0hnm5
Retweeted by NEONOne month left to apply for the @BerthaFN Challenge fellowship - an exciting opportunity for activists and investi… https://t.co/uZt3UyEKqwIt's worrying that the government is using it's big majority to carry out acts like removing protection for child r… https://t.co/335qtO4CDtLooking forward to joining @theJeremyVine to discuss this FlyBe special pleading that the world owes them a living… https://t.co/SHPMJ3ceqB
Retweeted by NEON"I was taught to see racism only in individual acts of meanness, not in invisible systems conferring dominance on m… https://t.co/CWHUNIroSn🚨📣NEW EPISODE!!📣🚨 - PTO patron's version of @MayaGoodfellow discussing her new book, 'Hostile Environment: How Immi… https://t.co/yHZ6DxYQl7
Retweeted by NEON'A striking conclusion made in this report is that the majority of articles lack the diversity of views & voices of… https://t.co/JYYyTZ6gpO
Retweeted by NEONPlease join us this evening for the Silent Walk. Details here: https://t.co/yNo8VdsYSx
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1/14
2020
We're hiring an Operations Officer for a fixed term contract and the deadline to apply has been extended until the… https://t.co/JgMQeP8tlXBREAKING: Police have broken up our security guards’ peaceful picket at @StGeorgesUni, arrested our head of legal b… https://t.co/8sNeS4e7FE
Retweeted by NEON📢 Global protests to #fightinequality are taking place this weekend. 📢 Show your solidarity for #economicjustice https://t.co/6LUMFWbHKN
Retweeted by NEONThe seven teenagers from the @AdvocacyAcademy who “hacked” the most widely distributed newspapers in London, replac… https://t.co/GEA3tdRc6r
Retweeted by NEON"Whenever a public figure is subjected to racist behaviour, a sort of kangaroo court is set up, one with an impossi… https://t.co/KHVPlnTPOb
1/13
2020
The Windrush Justice Fund is open for applications! Funding of up to £5k is available for projects that help membe… https://t.co/g1zcUo7unC
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1/12
2020
"Only the privileged and naive believe people’s achievements are purely the product of their own genius...there hav… https://t.co/GrG28GKSVZ
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1/11
2020
To support vulnerable young people we need to fund youth services, address issues around school exclusions, and ena… https://t.co/SfGZidXWi7"Australia right now is a case study of how many governments and media will respond to these disasters, and just ho… https://t.co/27Ocs65wTOWell done! ✊ https://t.co/3NprwZItGAVery personal and emotionally-charged final ever column as a regular columnist for the amazing @garyyounge . He wil… https://t.co/wzazZ2D4g8
1/10
2020
‘This is yet another example of Trump being cavalier, reckless, thoughtless and impulsive and it’s put all of us in… https://t.co/UY8cQuucB4
Retweeted by NEONHave 2 minutes to spare and want to help fight injustice and discrimination? Then use them to write to your MP an… https://t.co/8arUj60wDA
Retweeted by NEONHow the UK's immigration 'controls' function: thousands of children are undocumented, even though many were born in… https://t.co/7I9sAETJ5y
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1/9
2020
Fantastic to see that the brilliant @Miatsf from @nef will be on Question Time tomorrow https://t.co/FW0bAdfPhpApplications are now open for the next round of our regional Spokesperson Training in Manchester in March. Looking… https://t.co/jTu0BXMf7mFacebook have said that they will ban deepfakes from their platform, but given that they also have a policy to not… https://t.co/cqskYgdS4S
Retweeted by NEONToday @sajidjavid set the date for #Budget2020 but what spending plans might we see and who will they benefit? 🤔… https://t.co/A7NNiNoNTn
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1/8
2020
JOB ALERT KLAXON: We are extending the deadline for our national organiser role for two weeks to January 20th. P… https://t.co/arfnE7C2Vg
Retweeted by NEONRoyal College of Physicians starts divesting #fossilfuel & mining companies! We're so proud of our amazing Medact m… https://t.co/dDy8HiAR5y
Retweeted by NEONReacting to the #AustralianWildFires on @GMB. Climate change is real and its impacts are being felt across the worl… https://t.co/swRrxHDsZL
Retweeted by NEONWe're hiring a senior organiser. We're looking for someone to move our membership to action and help them win real… https://t.co/Jz5au8qRT1
1/7
2020
"The only humane way to pull back from wider war is diplomacy... nobody is safe, we need diplomacy." @shaistaAziz,… https://t.co/xNeU3wDxudIn the face of climate emergency we must all take action. Why not join us to fight for a Green New Deal in 2020? 1… https://t.co/JEyKbLryvk
Retweeted by NEON"The octopus that predicted football results a few years ago would probably do a better job than 50% of CEOs."… https://t.co/CpNClreK2wNew year, new challenges? There's a whole series of different jobs going with us, @JustTreatment & @nurses_united.… https://t.co/JkZC3AmC3aThe #GeneralElection2019 result doesn't change the fact that there are big issues in the country like: 🚨a climate… https://t.co/jSGgDJq35J
Retweeted by NEONPay for the typical FTSE 100 CEO in 2020 has already surpassed the amount an avg UK worker earns in an entire year.… https://t.co/AQP0jU6alA
Retweeted by NEONBy 5pm on 6 January 2020, the chief execs of Britain’s largest listed businesses will have pocketed more than the £… https://t.co/FY3hNx50bf
1/6
2020
Happy New Year! Rethinking are looking for a new co-director (full time, paid) and a new trustee (voluntary, occass… https://t.co/l9vhCo5bzY
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1/5
2020

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