Isabella Yasmin Kajiwara is a Japanese-British-American community organizer and writer based in London, and co-founder of the London-based Buddhist community 'Soka Space' pop-up library. They work closely with the immigration justice group SOAS Detainee Support to provide support and campaign for those victimized by borders and prisons. They have also found a home in the London-based collective ESEA Sisters, a community group providing spaces for East and South East Asian women, trans, non-binary and genderqueer folk to heal, create and connect with one another.
The Bibby Stockholm and Rwanda Plan are just the beginning. Activists, legal charities, and grassroots organisations expose how Offshore Detention policies are impacting migrants in the UK and what we can do to resist.
How grassroots legal education is responding to the collapse of the legal aid sector and expanding Hostile Environment by building sustainable communities of knowledge and radical solidarity at the local level.