Asad Rehman is the Executive Director of War on Want. A lifelong campaigner against racial and economic injustice. Asad has been at the forefront of the climate justice movement both in the UK and globally helping to reframe climate as an issue of racialised capitalism, and economic and social injustice. Asad is co-convenor of the Global Green New Deal Project to connect the climate crisis, neoliberal inequality, Covid and historical exploitation of the global South.
War on Want is one of the UK’s leading charities that focuses on the root causes of global poverty, the climate crisis, inequality and injustice. It works directly with frontline communities and social movements around the world resisting extractivism, defending food sovereignty, workers rights, and the right to housing.
Artist’s chosen charity
20% of every streaming ticket sale will go towards War on Want.
Date: Tue 16 March 2021
Start Time: 19:30
Venue: This event is performed live at Grand Junction to an online audience. Details of how to watch will be emailed to paid digital audience members shortly before the show commences, and available on-demand for 14 days after the live event.
Grand Junction remains closed in line with current government guidance. We’ll be back soon.
Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage
This project is funded by the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage. The Culture Recovery Fund is being delivered by The National Lottery Heritage Fund and Historic England, using funds provided by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport