Groups

Leeds Palestinian Film Festival

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.
Arts & Culture, International Solidarity and Peace & Disarmament

Women Conversation Leeds

We are a group of women, of different ages and backgrounds, who have experience in supporting conversation and dialogue.
Feminism

Students for Global Health Leeds

We have a vision of ‘a fair and just world in which equity in health is a reality for all’ and believe that the students of today can play a critical role in this.
Health

University of Leeds Sustainability

The official University of Leeds Sustainability Facebook page. Visit our website and find out how you can get involved at sustainability.leeds.ac.uk
Energy

Association of Blind Asians

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.
Disability Rights

Trans Pride Leeds

It's about time Leeds has its own Pride celebrating Trans and Non-Binary folk so that's what we are gonna do.
LGBTQI+

The LGBT+ Agenda Leeds

Working to bring together the LGB&T* groups and individuals of the city, to make Leeds the best city in the UK for our community.
LGBTQI+

Leeds West Labour Party

The Leeds West Labour Party is made up of the Armley, Bramley & Stanningley, Farnley & Wortley and Kirkstall Branch Labour Parties.
Political Parties

Left Unity Leeds

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.
Political Parties

Independent Socialists Leeds

We're a group of student activists committed to building action and awareness through campaigns and mutual education.
Political Theory

Yorkshire Campaign Against Prisons

Campaign against the expansion of Full Sutton prison in Yorkshire.
Human Rights

International Committee for Rehabilitation Aid to Afghanistan (ICRAA)

The International Committee for Rehabilitation Aid to Afghanistan is a UK-based non-profit charitable organisation seeking to aid repatriation and recovery programmes in Afghanistan and, in particular, for Afghan refugees in Pakistan, who have been displaced by over three decades of war.
International Solidarity

Leeds Central Labour Party

The Labour Party is a democratic socialist party. It believes that by the strength of our common endeavour we achieve more then we achieve alone so as to create for each of us the means to realise our true potential and for all of us a community in which power, wealth and opportunity are in the hands of the many not the few, where the rights we enjoy reflect the duties we owe, and where we live together, freely, in a spirit of solidarity, tolerance and respect.
Political Parties

Touchstone

Inspiring communities, transforming lives. The Community Development Team promote the strengths of BME Communities. We don't just talk about problems, needs and barriers.
Community and Health

Roundhay Environmental Action Project

Leeds Roundhay residents taking positive action to tackle environmental issues and living more substainably
Ecological Justice, Energy and Transport

Peace Studies at Leeds Beckett

Peace Studies department at Leeds Beckett University
Peace & Disarmament

Menwith Hill Accountability Campaign

An ongoing campaign to hold Menwith Hill accountable
Peace & Disarmament

Rooted LUU

LUU Rooted is LUU's edible gardening project. It’s a great way to chill out, do something new and meet new friends in a beautiful space. All welcome, refreshments provided.
Land, Food & Agriculture

Cafe Economique

Events about economics and its impact on your life
Economic Justice and Political Theory

Solidaritech

Technology Sans Frontiers
Human Rights and Tech & Security

Leodis Community Project

Leodis Community Project. Empowering local community members into a more successful life.
Community

COGS

COGS is an independent community development organisation that supports communities,  and public & voluntary sector agencies that work in and with communities. COGS believes in communities having more power and influence over decisions that affects their lives. COGS can offer policy and practice development in the areas of community engagement, community action research and community development. Training, community and event facilitation, project and organisation development can be done on a consultancy or contract basis.
Community

Leeds Animation Workshop

An independent film production company, run by a women's collective. Founded in 1978 to make and distribute short animated films with a message. Also screenings, workshops, stalls, equipment hire, etc.
Animal Rights

Healthy Air Leeds

Campaigning for healthy air in Leeds, the UK’s 3rd worst place for air pollution.
Ecological Justice, Health and Transport

Leeds Green Party

Leeds Green Party's vision is a greener, fairer, happier Leeds
Animal Rights, Ecological Justice and Energy

Bradford and Calderdale Animal Friends

We are a small but friendly group of people, made up of a mixed group of people from different backgrounds who campaign for animals who are used and abused in the vivisection laboratories, factory farms, zoos, circuses, hunted and used for fur.
Animal Rights

Homeworkers Worldwide

Homeworkers Worldwide supports homeworkers in their struggle for rights and recognition. Homeworkers are mainly women who do paid work at home. Their work is low paid, they have no employment rights or social protection and are rarely recognised as workers. We support grassroots organising projects, campaign for retailers to improve conditions for homeworkers in their supply chains and lobby for international regulation to strengthen the rights of homeworkers and other informal workers.
Feminism and Workers Rights

Cornerstone Housing Co-operative

Sometimes a commune, sometimes an intentional community and sometimes just housemates, eating together and running the houses together. Our two big old houses with big gardens in Chapeltown keep us very busy.
Community and Housing

Urban Orchard Project

Through urban orchards, we hope to strengthen communities, improve wellbeing and build resilience. We're dedicated to creating inspiring cities swathed in trees, providing beautiful blossom and tasty fruit, everywhere.
Ecological Justice and Land, Food & Agriculture

Notwestminster

#notwestminster is a network for everyone who has something positive to say about local democracy and for anyone who is up for a challenge. We host an annual event for local democracy advocates and we run Local Democracy Maker Days where we work together to build and test new ways of doing democracy, with digital.
Community and Political Theory

Leeds Coalition Against the War

Leeds Coalition Against the War was formed as part of the national Stop the War Coalition in 2001 to oppose the government's so-called 'war on terror'. It stands against war, against racism and in defence of civil liberties.
Peace & Disarmament

Oblong

Oblong is a Leeds based community development charity whose purpose is to help people and their communities flourish. Our main areas are volunteering opportunities for disadvantaged adults, running Woodhouse Community Centre which has rooms for hire for both community groups and private events. We deliver 'Head Space', mental wellbeing sessions in the community.
Community and Health

Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) Leeds

The IWW is a grassroots and democratic union where members support each other through solidarity against exploitation we face as workers, tenants and claimants. The action we take is decided at the grassroots level and our (low) membership fees are not spent on highly paid union officials or political party donations. We are a radical union that aim is to see society re-organised to meet the interests of all people, and not just shareholders and corporations. We welcome new members to branch meetings.
Economic Justice, International Solidarity and Workers Rights

Leeds University Centre for African Studies

Leeds University Centre for African Studies (LUCAS) is an interdisciplinary centre that brings together scholars with an active interest in Africa from across different schools and faculties at the University of Leeds in order to promote African Studies at the University and in the city of Leeds.
Arts & Culture and International Solidarity

Welfare Fightback Leeds

We campaign for a decent system of social security for all, and against benefit cuts, sanctions, attacks on benefits rights of those with long-term illness or disability; mandatory "treatments" and other inappropriate "work related activities", including substitution of paid jobs with unpaid labour of claimants; low pay and insecure work conditions; attacks on social housing; age discrimination and discrimination based on nationality in the welfare system.
Economic Justice and Housing

Angel of Youths

Angel of Youths is a community based in Leeds. Our aim is to help young people between the ages of 18-30 to build their dream careers and attain their desired lifestyles.
Community

Green School Leeds

This group aims to set up a committee to start an alternative provision free school in Leeds. This provision will target the NEETS young people, those not engaging in mainstream education, young offenders and those to be sent to a PRU.
Youth & Education

People’s Assembly Leeds (Inactive)

An organisation dedicated to fighting the government's austerity programme. We are a broad, united campaign against cuts and privatisation. (Formerly West & North Yorkshire People's Assembly)
Economic Justice

The Greenbelt Guard

A national Facebook Community Group for ANY Greenbelt campaigners to post & share facts, points of law, problems, issues, events - anything that might help us to help each other - saving research time too - in our shared purpose to SAVE our precious British greenbelt from the greedy grasp of housing developers.
Ecological Justice

Pyramid of Arts

We promote individual wellbeing and social inclusion through active engagement in the arts, by bringing together people with learning disabilities and associated physical and sensory impairments alongside others in the community who have, or wish to develop, an active involvement in the arts.
Arts & Culture, Community, Disability Rights and Health

Rawdon GREENBELT Action Group

Rawdon Greenbelt Action Group (RGAG) is a committee of local people eager to retain the special character of Rawdon and Cragg Wood, and will be opposing ANY development to the greenbelt (or that greenbelt which has recently become re-designated as PAS) that is within the boundaries of Rawdon, including Cragg Wood Conservation Area.
Ecological Justice

Headingley Festival of Ideas

The Headingley Festival of Ideas is all about creative ideas which may or may not lead to something. The Festival is planned and organised by a group of local volunteers who are now starting to put together a programme for October 2015. We are interested in any local people and organisations that would like to take part by hosting, sponsoring and organising events.
Arts & Culture and Community

Alliance for Green Socialism

Political organisation promoting socialism, protection of our environment, and the link between the two.
Economic Justice

Inkwell

Inkwell is a Leeds Mind Project, a charity supporting people experiencing mental health difficulties.
Community and Health

Carbon Conversations Leeds

Carbon Conversations Groups offer a supportive group experience that helps people overcome the psychological barriers to taking action on the climate emergency. The groups are based on an understanding of how people can change their habits and behaviour and the experience frees people to take action by connecting to their values, emotions and identity. Many participants reduce their CO2 emissions by 1 tonne immediately and make plans for wider social and political actions.
Ecological Justice and Energy

PAFRAS

Positive Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers PAFRAS works with refugees, asylum seekers and the wider community to counter the effects of enforced destitution on vulnerable migrants. Our work has three main strands: - providing immediate humanitarian relief; - long-term support, advice and advocacy aimed at assisting service users to make lasting improvements to their situations; - raising awareness and campaigning locally and nationally on issues affecting our service users.
Migrant Rights and Racial Justice

Hollybush Conservation Centre

We are an environmental volunteering centre in Kirkstall, Leeds. The site used to be a rhubarb farm, now we have a community café and garden, a woodwork shop, barn and classroom. We provide a wide range of volunteering opportunities for everyone, and we specialise in working with adults who need a bit of extra help to get their lives back on track.
Community, Ecological Justice and Land, Food & Agriculture

Manuel Bravo Project

Manuel Bravo Project offers free legal advice to asylum seekers who wish to appeal against a negative first decision or submit a fresh claim for asylum and who cannot obtain Legal Aid.
Migrant Rights

InnerSense Guru

Weekly yoga classes to empower disadvantaged vulnerable women who've been involved in the criminal justice system who access the TWP centre.
Arts & Culture and Health

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