Fifty years of struggle: Gus John at 70

Fifty years of struggle: Gus John at 70

The first of a two-part event to celebrate educationalist and campaigner Gus John’s 70th birthday and his lifetime achievements.

  • Wednesday 11 March 2015, 6-10pm
  • Conway Hall, Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R 4RL


  • Ali Hussein – film maker and cultural activist
  • Ian Macdonald QC – human rights, immigration and criminal lawyer
  • Makeda Coaston – cultural activist
  • Professor David Gillborn – Centre for Research on Race and Education
  • Dr Paul Warmington – CRRE, University of Birmingham
  • Paulette Douglas – parent advocate, Communities Empowerment Network
  • Andrew Johnson – former director, Equality and Discrimination Centre
  • Moderator: Aisha Phoenix


This event free. Register at Eventbrite, here. This event is the first of two meetings celebrating 50 years’ campaigning for the rights and education entitlement of all children, for racial equality and social justice and against unlawful discrimination in all its manifestations. See the second event here.