In conversation with Nicola Rollock about staying one step ahead to reckon with racism
JoinedApril 22, 2021
Simmone is a climate justice campaigner, writer and educator who has contributed to environmental, social and cultural work in Bristol, London and across the UK. Simmone has worked on air pollution, divestment and direct action campaigns. She currently uses facilitated workshops to explore climate colonialism and examples of climate resistance and movements from the past and present day. Simmone is an astrology enthusiast - she's an aries sun, moon and Scorpio rising. Simmone loves music, hates capitalism and likes looking at the bright side of things!
Simmone Ahiaku meditates on a conversation with director Tobi Onabolu.
Ruthie Wilson Gilmore says: “Abolition is about presence not absence. It’s about building life affirming institutions”. To build back better means to build back differently. And when we do, climate justice and abolition can no longer be viewed as separate. Both teach us that learning (and unlearning) are ongoing processes...