Funding... too often tightly controlled by a cautious, privileged few? Edge Fund is a grant-making body with a difference.
How do you tackle climate change in your backyard? How do you kickstart biodiversity in the deserts of Jordan? It turns out... it's all about relationships.
One of the key principles within community organising is moving from problem to solution. Working out our asks is a fundamental step to negotiating and bringing about change.
Our case is the biggest in employment law in a generation, fighting for basic rights like paid annual leave and the minimum wage.
The Windrush scandal has pushed Britain’s harsh immigration policies into the limelight, forcing one ministerial resignation and an apology from the government. But people who have lived and worked hard in Britain for many years are still losing their jobs, homes, being denied NHS treatment - who are the people fighting for the rights of migrants?
We are starting a 'Fairwork Foundation' to set minimum standards in the gig economy. Can we change the rules of the future?
The Mondragon Cooperative Corporation is an example of a federation democratising industry - is this the way forward for the future of work?
In the Potteries (Stoke on Trent region) we are minting our own ceramic money! It's a volunteer reward scheme that recognises and rewards community action and volunteering then campaigns for businesses to support this action.
Our website and helpline work well, reaching over 1.5 million people, and we have dipped our toe in with a couple of regional admin offices. But we know that if we really want to enhance our face-to-face support and work more closely with older people we need to be embedded in their communities.
UpRising was founded in 2008 to work with talented young people from diverse backgrounds and support them to progress in their chosen fields. We tackle the lack of representation at the highest leadership levels of society.