Tom Johnson Summer School 2020
Click here to view the full programme: https://www.labour.ie/download/pdf/tom_johnson_progamme_2020.pdf
This year, for the first time, the Tom Johnson Summer School is being held online, in line with public health guidelines due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The panels and speeches will be livestreamed on the Labour Youth Facebook page across the weekend.
All members and supporters are welcome to tune in!
Here’s the planned schedule of events:
Friday 24th July
6.45pm – 7.45pm: Keynote Address – Claire Hanna MP
8pm – 9pm: Panel 1 – After Coronavirus: Building a More Radical Future
Duncan Smith TD,
Conor McGinn MP
Kaitlyn White, Vice-President of Young Labour New Zealand,
Laura Harmon, National Women’s Council of Ireland
9.30pm: Netflix Party
Saturday 25th July
2pm – 3pm: Workshop – The Revolution will be Digitised: Organising Online
This workshop is a closed event, open to Labour Youth members only.
Chloe Green, Head of Creative at Forward Action and former Social Media
and Web Content Manager for the British Labour Party
Ciaran Ahern, Labour Party General Election candidate, Dublin South West
3.15pm – 4.15pm: Panel 2 – Workers of the World Unite: Building Democracy in the Workplace
Senator Marie Sherlock
Cllr. Kevin Donoghue
Patricia King, General Secretary of ICTU
Seán Grant, Labour Youth
4.30pm – 5.30pm: Panel 3 – No Justice, No Peace: Tearing Down Systemic Racism
Anne Waithira Burke
Dr. Ebun Joseph, race relations consultant
Bernard Joyce, Director of the Irish Traveller Movement
Amanda Nyoni, MASI
Senator Annie Hoey
7pm: Evening session
Speech by Party Leader, Alan Kelly TD and address by Jack Merriman, Director of the Tom Johnson Summer School
The Jim Kemmy Thirst for Justice Award will be presented to the family of Cormac Ó Braonáin,
who died tragically in December 2019, while serving as Chair of Labour Youth.
8.30pm: Zoom Quiz Night
With quizmaster Senator Rebecca Moynihan
Funds raised will go towards the Labour Youth Young Candidates Fund