The 10th of December was International Human Rights Day, this year with a theme of equality and Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.” It’s the perfect opportunity for us to look back on Summer of Freedom Reads, which ran in August this year. The project was run in partnership with English Pen, one of the world’s oldest human rights organisations who have been celebrating their centenary through their Common Currency Programme – which combined debates on freedom of expression, creative campaigning, and the celebration of diverse voices. At the historic National Justice Museum, the Nottingham Summer of Freedom Reads creative writing and reading workshops for young people brought together renowned, emerging and new writers, readers, and activists. Videographer Herbie Elton-Rowley of Moogie Films captured the workshops on film, which you can watch below.
Summer of Freedom Reads and Human Rights Day 2021
On the 10th of December the UN celebrated International Human Rights Day and we’re looking back at our vibrant Summer of Freedom Reads workshops.
13 December 2021