Awards in memory of Olive Morris

August 11, 2011 — News

Written by Dasom Lee

In remembrance of Olive Morris’ life and work, the Remembering Olive Collective (ROC) is giving awards to young women who are engaged in radical grassroots political activity.

Olive Morris was a founding member of the Organisation of Women of African and Asian Descent (OWAAD) and the Brixton Black Women’s Group.

Three awards of £500 will be made. Nominees must be involved in radical grassroots political work of any nature, aged 16-27 and of African or Asian descent. To nominate someone, download a nomination form at the: Remember Olive Morris Collective website. All forms must be submitted by email to: by 21 September 2011.

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Remember Olive Morris Collective

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