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Congratulations! | Your radical is Jayaben Desai (1933-2010)

In the 1970s, Jayaben Desai, a migrant from east Africa, led a two year long strike at the Grunwick film processing factory in London. Her fight for equality, improved working conditions and an end to institutionalised racism gained her national acclaim from workers across the UK.

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Like Jayaben, you consider equality and community to be of the highest importance and strive to make sure no one feels left out.

You value experiences shared with others and you’re not afraid to get your hands dirty and participate – just like Jayaben, the ultimate ‘people person’ who risked her livelihood to ensure workers everywhere were treated fairly.”

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