Our mission is to bring together disabled people in Leeds and combat the social isolation and exclusion they face, as well as providing a safe space for the promotion of the ‘three As’: Activism, Accessibility and Awareness. We run several events over the year, as well as a number of projects.
South Leeds residents, working + campaigning for clean air for our communities. We're developing schools projects, locally-led air monitoring, and more; and we're working with + challenging the Council to play their part. Get in touch to get involved!
Place-based decarbonisation for transport. The DecarboN8 network brings together researchers, government, industry and communities to design low carbon transport solutions which can be deployed rapidly and at scale.
Leeds University Marxist Society is open to everyone, whether they are a convinced Marxist or just want to learn a bit about socialism. We exist to spread the ideas of Marxism on campus, campaign for a socialist solution to social problems, and believe that a better society would be one free from the evils of capitalism: war, poverty, prejudice, and pollution.
Are you fed up with the patriarchy and disability discrimination? Matriarch-Tea is a project spearheaded by several women from various backgrounds, associated with Leeds Disabled People's Organisation.
The ambitious local community of New Wortley aims to address local housing need by building affordable housing that is owned by the community, for the community. The plans are co- designed with community members, allowing them to take the lead on all aspects of the development.
OggCamp is an unconference celebrating Free Culture, Free and Open Source Software, hardware hacking, digital rights, and all manner of collaborative cultural activites and is committed to creating a conference that is as inclusive as possible.
Interact, Centre for Intercultural Learning & Action, is an organisation dedicated to promoting and supporting intercultural development. Learning and Action are at the root of the organisation; reinforcing the commitment to combine challenging interdisciplinary theoretical research and learning, with tangible, practical, real life solutions.
Our over-arching strategic aim is the production of high-quality impactful research which addresses law’s potential to promote social justice. This is underpinned by a strong, supportive culture for all its members.
The ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP) brings together some of the world’s leading researchers on climate change economics and policy, from many different disciplines. Its mission is to advance public and private action on climate change through rigorous, innovative research.
Ray of Hope UK is a charity organisation that was originally set up in Southern Africa's very own Botswana. We aim to raise funds for children that need an education, as well as allow them to believe their dreams can come true.
This community waste food cafe aims to reduce food waste, fight food poverty and build community. They intercept food that would otherwise go to waste from supermarkets and a number of other sources, and then the volunteers turn it into healthy, nutritious lunches for whoever walks through the door on a pay-as-you-feel donation basis. Rainbow Junktion also run events, workshops and provide outside catering for other community projects.
MEND (Muslim Engagement and Development) works with policymakers, statutory agencies, local councils, police forces, civil society organisations in the UK and Europe, and grass roots communities to tackle Islamophobia in all its various manifestations; anti-Muslim hate speech, media bias and hate crime.
Campaigning for the UK to rejoin the European Union as soon as possible. We will expose Brexit's failings, fight to remain close to the EU, and work tirelessly until we are re-united with our European friends. We are affiliated to the European Movement.
Cut out your disposable plastics! Reducing the amount of disposable plastic you consume on a daily basis, with simple & obtainable alternatives. Together, making small changes to our lifestyles and encouraging those around us to do the same, will have a huge impact on the natural environment.