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Reading International Solidarity Centre
 

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Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC) is a Development Education Centre close to the heart of Reading's town centre. We work with schools and community groups to raise the profile of global issues and promote action for sustainable development, human rights and social justice.

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Our inspiration is summed up by Elvia Alvarado, a Honduran woman working with local communities to secure their rights to land, food, education and health care:

We are not asking for food or clothing or money
We want you with us in the struggle
We want you to educate your people
We want you to organise your people
We want you to join our struggle
Don't be afraid, gringos
Keep your spirits high 
And remember
We're right there with you!

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Buy online! Visit the World Shop Online
World Shop NEW Opening Hours:

Monday - Friday : 9:30 - 18.00
Saturday: 10:00 - 18.00

 

 

Global Cafe Opening Hours:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11am - 11pm
Wednesday: 11am - 11pm
Thursday: 11:30am - 11pm
Friday: 11am - 1am
Saturday: 11am - 1am
Sunday: 4.30pm - 10:30pm

Visit the Global Cafe

09 August 2014 12:00 - 16:00

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RISC 35-39 London Street, Reading RG1 4PS, UK

Come and visit our award-winning sustainable urban garden. Discover 185 species of plants from all over the world, in this low maintenance, multi-use, edible forest garden. Find out about how we harve...


Read more Cost: 3.00 GBP
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13 September 2014 12:00 - 16:00

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RISC 35-39 London Street, Reading RG1 4PS, UK

Come and visit our award-winning sustainable urban garden. Discover 185 species of plants from all over the world, in this low maintenance, multi-use, edible forest garden. Find out about how we harve...


Read more Cost: Free
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14 September 2014 12:00 - 16:00

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RISC 35-39 London Street, Reading RG1 4PS, UK

Come and visit our award-winning sustainable urban garden. Discover 185 species of plants from all over the world, in this low maintenance, multi-use, edible forest garden. Find out about how we harve...


Read more Cost: Free
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27 September 2014 10:00 - 17:00

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RISC 35-39 London Street, Reading RG1 4PS, UK

An opportunity to find out more detail about sustainable forest gardening with Steve Jones from 'Sector 39' whilst visiting our award-winning sustainable urban garden. Discover 185 species of plants f...


Read more Cost: 25 GBP
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© RISC 2009 | 35-39 London Street, Reading, UK, RG1 4PS | (0118) 9586 692 | www.risc.org.uk

Registered Charity No: 293799 | RISC is a company limited by guarantee. (No 1987368)