#ShaketheSystem: in conversation with Annick & Haneen

Annick and Haneen were both participants on the Shake! programme, and now bringing their experiences and skills to the #ShakeTheSystem – A Decade of Shaping Change research project.  Annick is a youth worker and a racial justice and Black feminist activist from France. She is a member of French afrofeminist collective Mwasi, fighting for the rights of […]

#ShaketheSystem: Anthology Submissions

We are sending love and healing during this time of immense collective trauma, grief, loss impacting us, especially Black folks. We remain grounded in our communities and our commitment to racial justice and demanding Black liberation and joy which has existed way before and way beyond the current moment. The time is to get firmer […]

#ShakeTheSystem: In Conversation with Rose & Tiff

#ShakeTheSystem is led by Cultural Producer Rose Ziaei,  Associate Art Director Tiff Webster, Art Director, and Strategic Mentor Sai Murray and Strategic Consultant and Mentor Farzana Khan. Rose and Tiff were both participants on the Shake! programme, bringing their own insider experience and high-level skills to the project.  As an introduction, they both sat down and […]

Contribute to The #ShakeTheSystem Anthology

During this time of mass confusion and uncertainty, we recognise the necessity to amplify the voices of those marginalised and the necessity of our resistance and innovation.

We are calling out for your voices.

As we enter our 10th year we are calling for you to be a part of our #ShakeTheSystem! 10 Year Anniversary.

#ShakeTheSystem: A Decade of Shaping Change

#ShakeTheSystem: A Decade of Shaping Change

It’s 2020 and we’re celebrating 10 years of Voices that Shake! with an anthology, toolkits, workshops, showcases and more.

Over 200 marginalised and underrepresented young people have directly been part of the personal and community transformation that the unique space of Shake! offers. 

Many of us have gone on to start our own collective projects, social change action, art initiatives. 

Through Shake!’s approach, we have influenced 1000s of people, in and beyond the UK, through our politics, artworks, short films, poetry, critical writing, events, trainings, actions, talks, activism, and community support. From our family, our friends, to people in youth work, education, youth policy, funders, arts/culture, community and social movements – we have made an impact.

Voices that Shake! Artwork & Flyers

Flyers for Voices that Shake! 2010 – 2019 Artists, photographers, illustrators: Grainne Aldred, Maia Kelly, Sara Jaffrey-Roberts, Anni Movsisyan, Sai Murray, Diriye Osman, Orla Price, Sameer Designer: Liquorice Fish, Patrice Etienne, Sara Jaffrey-Roberts ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

Raven Row Open House

On Saturday 4 May 2019 Voices that Shake! and Healing Justice Ldn presented poetry, dance and film, considering themes of race, gentrification, health, art and public imagination at the Raven Row Open House.   Artists presenting from Shake! included: AHHA AHHA Tasmia Salim Annick Metefia Farzana Khan Monique Etienne    Here’s a video of Monique performing her […]

Britain’s Black activists – you are not alone

Zahra Dalilah on Black History Month & Black Activism Map in today’s Guardian ahead of the launch tomorrow. I didn’t realise for some time that what I was looking for was a map. A way to navigate the past and present, connect the dots between space and time to make clear which paths lead where, […]

Launch of Black Cultural Activism Map

Sat 13th Oct at 3pm at Platform Theatre, London Join us for the launch of Black Cultural Activism Map, the first of a two-part series of events celebrating and connecting visions, stories, lessons and legacies of Black and Brown cultural resistance in the UK. The Foundation has commissioned young artists, activists, designers and researchers to explore […]

Fighting SUS Showcase

The Fighting SUS gang showcased their hard work last Saturday at the Brady Arts Centre. The seamless and engaging performance took the audience through the evolution of SUS from 1970 to today, with artistic responses including spoken word, song and instrumental. Responding to calls to bring show to other parts of London during the Q&A, […]

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