Groups

Green Action Co-operative

Green action is a society in the student union open to everyone, not just students. We are a co-operative group that runs a small volunteer whole food store downstairs in the students union. We have 2 allotment plots on woodhouse moor and facilitate students to campaign for environmental and humanitarian justice.
Co-operatives, Ecological Justice and Land, Food & Agriculture

One Billion Rising Leeds

It is estimated that more than one billion females on our planet are victims of gender-based violence. We want to change that.
Feminism and Human Rights

Leeds Against TTIP

We are a Hub for coordinating resistance against TTIP in the Leeds area. Keep your eyes peeled for information on action you can take part in!
Economic Justice and International Solidarity

STAR Bikes Project Leeds

The STAR Bike Project meets weekly in the Bike Hub with refugees and student volunteers to fix old and broken bikes. Refurbished bikes are usually given to refugees as a free and enjoyable form of transport. No experience with bikes is required, just a willingness to get a bit greasy and learn about bikes!
Migrant Rights and Transport

Urban Sprawl CIC

Urban Sprawl are Yorkshire's Only Homeless Theatre Company.
Arts & Culture and Housing

Care Leavers Council

A Group of Young Care Leavers in Leeds. The aim of the group is to improve the services care leavers receive from Leeds City Council, and to help make the difficult transition from care to adulthood a better experience for all young people.
Community and Health

You Forgot the Mince

"You Forgot the Mince" is a piece of new writing that is currently in a research and development phase. The long term aims for the play is that it will tour theatres and also be performed in HMP Leeds followed by eight weeks worth of drama based workshops with the prisoners.
Arts & Culture

West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service

West Yorkshire Community Accounting Service (WYCAS) supports organisations to manage their finances more effectively and efficiently.
Community and Economic Justice

Friends of Leeds Kirkgate Market

Friends of Leeds Kirkgate Market is a new group for everyone – customers, traders, citizens and visitors – who love Kirkgate Market and want it to survive and flourish in its present form and not become yet another bland and soulless shopping centre.
Community and Workers Rights

Justice for Domestic Workers Leeds

Justice for Domestic Workers Leeds is a self-help group that campaigns and advocates for the rights and protection of migrant domestic workers living in Leeds. The group meets on a monthly basis and programmes public events to raise awareness about the specific vulnerabilities facing domestic workers.
Migrant Rights

Zimbabwe Educational Trust

Zimbabwe Educational Trust is a diaspora-led UK registered charity. It was founded in 1987 to support Zimbabwean nationals in their efforts to further their education. Our current work focuses on improving the material conditions within Zimbabwean schools and improving the social conditions which shape children’s access to education and their attainment whilst in education.
International Solidarity and Youth & Education

Reframing Disaster

Reframing Disaster is a major project based in Leeds that seeks to consider, commemorate, and support recovery for these and other global disasters.
Political Theory

Wild Goose

Wild Goose provides outdoor workshops for adults, aimed at reducing stress and promoting relaxation. Promoting positive mental health.
Health

Friends of Rojava Leeds

Leeds network inspired by and supporting the project of self-determination, ecology and gender equality in Kobane and the wider Rojava region, Syria.
Ecological Justice, International Solidarity and Racial Justice

St Lukes Toddle

A Toddler Group in South Leeds run at St Luke's Church.
Community

Yorkshire Trans Support Network

Yorkshire Trans Support Network (YTSN) is a growing organisation working towards improving awareness, support and resources for trans* people throughout Yorkshire.
LGBTQI+

Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) Leeds

We are the newly re-established Leeds CND!
Peace & Disarmament

Behno

WOMEN ONLY Group provides Information & Support to Ladies about Health and Wellbeing.Runs Swimming,Exercise & Healthy Cooking Classes & a Drop in Service.
Community and Feminism

Vegetarian and Vegan Society Leeds

The Leeds Vegetarian and Vegan Society holds campaigning info stalls in and around Leeds at various events to educate the public about the livestock industry, healthy eating on a plant-based diet and the environmental effects of meat and dairy farming . It's also a social group.
Animal Rights and Ecological Justice

Quakers Leeds

Quakers have testimonies to Peace, Truth, Equality, Simplicity and Justice.
Community and Peace & Disarmament

ReachOUT

A community to ReachOUT to those who have had to flee their home countries because of the fear of physical or structural violence and discrimination directed towards them because of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
Human Rights, LGBTQI+ and Migrant Rights

Transition Meanwood

Transition Meanwood is part of the Transition Towns movement which is aimed at building strong communities to help people prepare for the effects of Peak Oil and Climate Change.
Community, Ecological Justice, Energy and Land, Food & Agriculture

Shangrileeds Co-Housing Group

We want to develop a community which will have both individual homes and shared space to work together, share resources and build friendships. We would like to achieve a balance of independence and interdependence to achieve a richer quality of life and a more sustainable way of living. We also want to ensure that any development will will make a positive contribution to the wider community in which it is based.
Co-operatives and Housing

Leeds Animal Protection

Leeds Animal Protection is an animal rights group.
Animal Rights

Hannah Directory

Hannah Directory celebrates all the great stuff people are doing in places in England's north and asks how even more of it can happen.
Arts & Culture and Community

AVP Leeds

Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) works with people from all backgrounds and situations to handle conflict, deal with violence and build better relationships.
Community and Peace & Disarmament

Leeds Green Exchange

The Green Exchange is Leeds University Union's exciting new sustainability project, working from the heart of Leeds to help you achieve a more sustainable lifestyle! If you're a student in the city, you can apply for funding to run your own sustainability project and to transform your community.
Community and Ecological Justice

Development Education Centre (DEC) Leeds

We are an education centre raising awareness of global development issues.
Ecological Justice, Economic Justice and Human Rights

Clarity Social Enterprise

Clarity Social Enterprise is a not-for-profit company. Most people can get by even with the little English but what if your life depends on it. That's when clarity and understanding are critical. That’s why interpreting is so vital.
Human Rights and Migrant Rights

Leeds University Palestine Solidarity Group

Leeds University Palestine Solidarity Group is a political campaigning society
International Solidarity and Peace & Disarmament

Woodcraft Folk – New Groups Project

Creating more opportunities for Education for Social Change in West Yorkshire.
Community and Youth & Education

Stand Up to UKIP

Leeds Stand Up to UKIP is a broad campaign group which aims to resist the rise of this racist populist party which scapegoats migrant workers and other minorities.
Political Theory and Racial Justice

Leeds Urban Harvest

Since 2009 we've been picking, processing and distributing fruit that would otherwise go to waste in Leeds
Land, Food & Agriculture

Journey to Justice

We are an alliance of artists, educators, students, youth groups, communities, human rights and faith organisations, filmmakers, musicians, historians, curators, trade unionists and politicians.
Arts & Culture

LUU Amnesty International

LUU Amnesty is the Leeds University branch of Amnesty International. Open to students and non-students alike, we campaign throughout the year to support and protect Human Rights around the world.
Human Rights, International Solidarity and Peace & Disarmament

Hyde Park Unity Day

Hyde Park Unity Day is a day celebrating the people, culture and community of LS6. Unity begins with U!
Community

Leeds Fairtrade Group

Our group promotes Fairtrade In Leeds. We're very proud that our city has had Fairtrade status for 10 years, meaning that many schools, universities, places of worship, shops and cafes are supporting the use of Fairtrade products.
Economic Justice and Land, Food & Agriculture

The Beehive

The Beehive is a shop based in Chapel Allerton, run by volunteers. Our aim is to promote fair trade by selling fair trade products to the local community and the wider Leeds area. We run on a not for profit basis, giving money back to Traidcraft Exchange to reinvest in the producers.
Community

Leeds Tenants Federation

Leeds Tenants Federation makes sure that all residents have a say in decisions about their homes and their communities. Our mission is to unite council, housing association and private tenants in one strong organisation.
Housing

Palestine Solidarity Campaign – Leeds

We meet monthly to plan campaigns, demos, publicity. We attend local festivals and events; invite speakers; show films. Members are encouraged to join the national PSC. Supporters receive a monthly on-line newsletter.
International Solidarity, Peace & Disarmament and Racial Justice

The Global Native

We are an African Diaspora led development organisation working to support small-scale rural farmers in Zimbabwe who practice conservation farming.
Ecological Justice, International Solidarity and Land, Food & Agriculture

Talking buses

A group campaign to have bus drivers in the UK announcing the stops on every route. Also not forgetting the audio and visual announcements.
Disability Rights and Transport

Leeds Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions – BDS

Leeds BDS is part of a global movement which calls for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel until it complies with international law and Palestinian rights. We are specifically campaigning for Sainsbury's, G4S, Coca Cola and Leeds City Council to adopt BDS.
Peace & Disarmament

Amnesty International Leeds Group

The voluntary run Leeds Group of human rights organisation Amnesty International
Human Rights

City of Sanctuary Leeds

City of Sanctuary is a network united in making our city a haven for anyone who needs its protection. We are proud to be a place of safety for asylum seekers and refugees.
Migrant Rights

Global Justice Leeds

Global Justice Leeds focusses on issues of Global Justice. We follow the campaigns of the national Global Justice Now. Currently these are first to do with Food Sovereignty and the the take-over of Food by large companies the the take-over of Food by large companies and financial institutions. The second campaign relates to Climate and Energy policies . Global Justice Now is particularly concerned about trade and TTIP.
Economic Justice, Health and Racial Justice

Green and Black Cross (GBC) Leeds

Green and Black Cross legal support for Leeds and surrounding area. Legal Observers, arrestee support, follow up advice.
Tech & Security

No Borders Leeds

Leeds No Borders is a grassroots campaign & support group fighting racist immigration controls. We believe that everyone should have the right to freedom of movement and call for an end to deportations and detention.
Human Rights and Racial Justice

Keep Our NHS Public

Leeds Keep Our NHS public is a Leeds branch of the national campaign against privatisation of the NHS and the resulting damage from the Health and Social Care Act
Health

Remember Oluwale

Campaigning and educating for inclusion, diversity and change in the name of David Oluwale, a Nigerian who died in Leeds in 1969, having endured racism, police persecution, mental health distress, homelessness and destitution.
Migrant Rights and Racial Justice

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