A Leicester group dedicated to campaigning for a more just and peaceful world.
Originally started in Knighton, Leicester, we now have members from Clarendon Park, Stoneygate and Oadby as well.
Current campaigns that we are involved in include:
Since forming the group in 2002, we have join with other campaigners to travel to marches and MP lobbies. It makes such a difference to be able to campaign as part of a group.
We work closely with the Just Fairtrade Shop in Leicester. ‘Just’ was involved in arranging the Zaytoun speaker event. We learnt at ‘first hand’ the difference that buying Fairtrade produce can make to farmers and their communities. If you have not tried Zaytoun olive oil, why not got to the Just shop and try some for yourself.
The Knighton Justice group organises something special for Fairtrade Fortnight. We have a stall in a supermarket or in a local shopping street. For the last few years we have had a stall on Uppingham Road. It is has been wonderful to find that so many shoppers buy Fairtrade goods.
Members of the Knighton Justice Group are actively involved in supporting Leicester City of Sanctuary and refugees in our City. You will find collection boxes for food in most local churches – this is taken to the Salvation Army who distribute the foo