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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Socialist Workers Party are an activist, revolutionary organisation that have played a part in various class struggles in Leeds since the 1960s (when we were the International Socialists), and have a record of building wider campaigns such as Leeds Coalition against the War, Unite Against Fascism and Hands Off Our Homes.
Leeds Greenpeace Local Network is a growing group of people promoting environmental sustainability and positive change through political lobbying, public engagement, direct communication and non-violent direct action.
Leodians is an informal group which provides young professionals in Leeds with a common platform to run charitable projects on issues that interest them. No faffing about, no bureaucracy, just a chance to contribute directly at ground level.
Our mission is to teach people in the Kirkstall area about growing their own fruit and veg, healthier diets and lifestyles and the importance of being outdoors by providing them with growing spaces and the support and guidance they need to achieve all these.
The aim of our work is to help people build on their strengths, overcome obstacles and become more in control of their lives. We have faith and optimism in our clients and so the services we deliver are built around what they need. We support people to discover their own resources to 'recover' and to live life independently with their mental health condition.