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Adnan Shafi - NEL Legal Fellow

I am a third year LLB Law and Politics student at Cardiff University. I am a member of Butetown Matters and I am currently supporting the reduction of systemic racism and classism in job application processes in my community of Butetown.

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I joined the NEL team as a Legal Fellow, to learn how the law could be used as a form of leverage in community law and its mobilisation, particularly through the law of equality and the new Socio Economic Duty that Welsh public bodies are subject to.  I especially look forward to learning about the practice of "co-liberatory municipalism" and what wisdom and guidance marginalised communities can bring if put in the lead on issues impacting them the most.

 

I host a multimedia and podcast platform called Pariah Nation; this is a platform which centres its discourse around deconstructing colonial narratives through educating listeners on authentic African history as well as the effects of colonialism on the modern day.   I hope to bring new and innovative ways of creating positive change in communities through using legal, social and media platforms.

Contact

I'm always looking for new and exciting opportunities. Let's connect.

123-456-7890