The Lockdown Gazette has landed!
A newspaper for the digitally excluded of Newcastle and Gateshead. A collective effort from the For Solidarity Network in response to exceptional circumstances imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Thanks to everyone who contributed and to Roots and Wings for pulling it all together.
These papers will be distributed to communities who might not have access to the internet during isolation, via organisations already sending out essential deliveries. And the digital version can be read below!
For Solidarity is a growing peer support network of organisations, projects, initiatives and individuals across the North East. Collectively we aim to strengthen and grow existing networks of solidarity for a more democratic, socially just and ecologically sustainable world that supports all of our material and social needs.
We already have a wide network for delivering the papers, but if you know any other organisations/initiatives who could take part in the distribution, please let us know! Or if you would just like to have a chat about the For Solidarity Network, please email Niomi Fairweather.
Get on the Map For Solidarity!
Please spread the word about the work we are doing, and in particular, invite any initiatives you feel should be represented on the map linked above. It’s very easy to get involved, and you can get on the map by completing this short Survey (it will take 5-10 minutes to complete!) telling us some information about what you do.