Hillsborough Justice Campaign
Sheila Coleman currently works for Unite the Union where she is the North West Region Community Coordinator. Sheila also acts as spokesperson for the Hillsborough Justice Campaign having researched and campaigned on all aspects surrounding the killing of ninety six Liverpool supporters and the subsequent cover up. She has a particular interest in encouraging different social justice campaigns to find common ground and work collaboratively in order to secure truth and accountability. A former academic, she continues to guest lecture on Miscarriages of Justice and State Corruption.
Shrewsbury 24 Campaign
Terry Renshaw was one of 24 men arrested and charged with over 200 offences including unlawful assembly, affray, intimidation and conspiracy to intimidate, five months after the ending of a bitter strike in the 1970s. They finally overturned their convictions in 2021 after 50 years of campaigning.
Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign
Mike Jackson is one of the key activists in the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign, regularly representing the OTJC at meetings, rallies and events. He is one of the founder members of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners set up in the 84/5 miners’ strike and recently portrayed in the film Pride. LGSM campaigned and raised money to support miners and their families. He also campaigns and fundraises to honour the memory of LGSM co-founder Mark Ashton. Mike along with many of LGSM now work to support the OTJC and other political campaigns and to ensure the LGBTQ+ community and the labour movement work together.
Grenfell Action Group
Joe Delaney is a member of the Grenfell Action Group (GAG), which played a central role over many years in campaigning for residents’ right to decent, safe housing. The group highlighted the great dangers to the safety of Grenfell Tower’s residents as a result of the callous indifference by the authorities, including during the 2016 refurbishment in which the entire building was surrounded in highly flammable cladding.