Steve Sinnott international solidarity award

The Steve Sinnott International Solidarity Award gives recognition to members who have made exemplary contributions to their school or branch or districts’ work on international solidarity.

Gavin Sharp, teacher and Pembrokeshire branch secretary wins Steve Sinnott international solidarity award 2024

Gavin Sharp has worked tirelessly to grow the activist base across Wales since becoming an international solidarity officer. He is a strong advocate for Stand Up to Racism, speaking at rallies and demonstrations, and has been a pro-Palestine campaigner for many years. 

Gavin Sharp

Photo © Kois Miah

Gavin has driven delegations from Wales to Calais to volunteer with Care4Calais, sharing his experiences to dispel misinformation about refugees. Criticising the lack of action, he said: “We know it’s possible to give people safe passage, so why doesn’t the Government act?”

Gavin said he was “honoured” to accept the award: “I am on a journey of discovery with lots more to do. We need to speak out for those who can’t.”

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