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 cafe is part of The Real Junk Food Project network and aims to reduce food waste, feed hungry people and build community. The Real Junk Food Project intercepts food that would otherwise go to waste from supermarkets, restaurants and a number of other sources, and turns it into healthy, nutritious meals for anyone and everyone on a pay-as-you-feel donation basis.
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 remain in the European Union by stopping the stupidity of Brexit. If the UK does leave the EU we will campaign ceaselessly to rejoin and so be re-united with our European friends and neighbours for the benefit of us all.
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.
Leeds Poverty Truth Commission works on the principle 'nothing about us without us is for us'. If people who struggle against poverty in our city are not involved in thinking through ways to tackle poverty we miss out on their experience and wisdom.
Lolshevism is a new socialist feminist comedy club in Leeds. Founded in 2016 by people who liked Jeremy Corbyn, bell hooks and terrible puns, we aim to provide a comedy club free from misogyny, homophobia, transphobia, racism, ableism and other things from the UKIP manifesto.
Usdaw is ‘Here to Help You’ whatever your job and no matter whether you are employed on a full-time, part-time or casual basis. We provide advice and representation to workers in many different workplaces.
Headingley Enterprise and Arts Centre - HEART - is the arts, enterprise and community centre in the middle of Headingley run by the community for the community. People are at our heart – as well as it is the way we operate in the building.
We Shall Overcome is a movement of musicians, artists, activists and community organisers who are angry about the human costs of austerity policies but who want to do something practical to help those affected. EVERYTHING donated goes straight to local organisations who help people hit hard by austerity.
Racial Justice Network (RJN) is hosted at Keighley and Ilkley Voluntary Community Action (KIVCA) and works to promote Social, and Race issues. RJN uses training, research and information on key policy and legislation to empower its members to challenge racial injustice and inequality. Through campaigning and advocacy, it ensures that the primacy of BME voices in decision-making and resource allocation.
We aim to shine a light on Palestine – its people, history, culture and society – through showing compelling and thought-provoking films that are not readily available to general audiences in and around Leeds.
The Association of Blind Asians is a city wide charitable organisation for people with visual impairments. ABA is a culturally diverse group which has been running since 1989. At ABA we provide people with visually impairment the support they need to manage their condition so they can live independent and fulfilling lives.
Left Unity is a new political party, founded because the main parties all support the policies they call ‘austerity’: deep cuts in public spending designed to destroy the social and economic gains working people have made over many decades. Left Unity stands for equality and justice. It is socialist, feminist, environmentalist, anti-racist and against all forms of discrimination.