We’ve had a request from Lelir Yeung, Head of Equality, Communities, Leeds City Council to circulate the below initiative to commemorate Leeds Windrush history, as part of 2019 Black History Month celebrations.
Following discussion at the Leeds Equality Network, please find below details of the Windrush Trail and nomination form.
The Windrush Trail will place Windrush Plaques in key locations across the City that celebrate and highlight the history of the cities Windrush Communities.
The Windrush Plaques can commemorate:
- people (who may still be alive today) who have contributed to the Windrush Communities of Leeds
- events that are important in Leeds Windrush history (this could include recent or more historical events)
- places including buildings and locations that have significance for the Windrush Communities in Leeds
Please note the deadline for submissions is 2nd September 2019.
Return your forms to:
Communities Team, Leeds City Council
12 St Pauls Street
Leeds, LS1 2LE