Break The Chains

From: £16.00

Name your price: Suggested rates are – Standard: £16   Supporter: £20   Superhero: £25

The campaigner who designed this t-shirt, Bryan is an artist living in Wakefield, who campaigns with These Walls Must Fall as part of the ‘Voice for Voiceless Immigration Detainees Yorkshire (VVIDY) group, and volunteers for Wakefield and District City of Sanctuary and is involved with The Art House Wakefield.

He explained that he was inspired to use the phrase ‘Breaking the Chains’ after reading an article about the ‘Breaking the Chains’ project run by Migrant and Refugee Children’s Legal Unit, which is described as “a unique and ground-breaking project designed to meet the specific needs of asylum-seeking children and young people by providing a holistic legal representation and advice service which is child-centred and child-friendly. The project seeks to advise, educate, empower and engage children and young people in the asylum process alongside professionals from both legal and non-legal sectors. It aims to improve the outcomes (both legally and socially) for asylum seeking children and young people, especially those who are most vulnerable or from marginalised communities”. As a parent, Bryan found this really inspiring.

 “Also, Break the Chain to weaken your enemies.Breaking the chain is about opening doors for all not only the selected ones. Chains represent locks we’re locked in, and as an immigrant, refugee or Asylum seeker we want to see the lock unlocked “

Funds raised by these t-shirts will go directly to the local These Walls Must Fall campaign in Yorkshire, helping people at risk of detention to lead the campaign to end the system.

T-shirts are priced at a minimum £16.00 donation – UK postage is FREE. However, if you are able to afford it and would like to donate more, please consider adding a few pounds 🙂 Postage in UK is included in the price, rest of the world there is a small charge for postage.

Suggested rates are – Standard: £16   Supporter: £20   Superhero: £25

Thanks go to Amelia Hawk, the visual artist who facilitated the design for this limited edition t-shirt.  Thanks also to all the members of VVIDY, who chose these limited edition t-shirt designs through collaborative and democratic process in a series of workshops in 2020. Thanks also to the other These Walls Must Fall supporters who took part in the process through focus groups and feedback.

For sizing and product info, see description below.

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Description

Gildan heavy, 100% cotton t-shirt. A good quality, soft but durable t-shirt. Screenprinted in Norwich using eco friendly, water-based, vegan ink. By the lovely people at Vino Sangre

Size guide:
to fit chest (inches)
small: 34-36
medium: 38-40
large: 42-44
extra large: 46-48
xxl: 50-52

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