Our theme Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal is all about economic equality. One aspect of this topic that affects us all is banking: banks invest your money—mostly in big business and other banks & financial institutions. Who is looking after your money, and how much do you know about what they do with it? […]
5th – 24th February is the time to #ShowtheLove! Pop into the Hub to join in with Climate Coalition’s annual campaign.
Help local communities stay Frack-free! Our current theme here at the Hub Our Shared Environment is all about celebrating the parts of our local and global environment that we love, and standing up for them. One threat to our shared environment that particularly affects local communities here in the UK is fracking. ‘Hydraulic fracturing’, better […]
Our theme Taking a Stand is coming to an end, but there’s still plenty of ways you can support people who are standing up for what they believe in.
Loujain al-Hathloul is a prominent Saudi Arabian human rights defender. In 2014, she defied Saudi’s driving ban for women by attempting to drive into Saudi Arabia from the United Arab Emirates. She was detained for 73 days by the security forces. Thanks to the work of Loujain and her fellow campaigners, the ban on women […]
Image: Woodley Wonder Works CC BY 2.0 Our theme Grub’s Up is all about making our food more sustainable. Partly that’s about shifting away from Factory Farming to small-scale sustainable food production. But it’s also about what we do with or food once it’s produced. Currently, around a third of all the food we produce […]
Image: USDA CC BY 2.0 Our theme Grub’s Up is all about making our food more sustainable. There are simple changes we can make in our own lives, but big changes are also needed in our food production systems. As the UK prepares to seek new trade deals around the world, our politicians need to […]
Our theme A Place to Call Home explores the links between housing, insecure renting and homelessness. As house prices keep going up, more and more people are privately renting. But these tenants are in a vulnerable position: more than 3 million households in the UK are thought to be just one missed pay-cheque away from […]
Our current theme Speak – Listen – Change is all about supporting each other’s mental wellbeing. A lot of the time, that’s simply about helping each other to feel we can be open about our mental health, and do simple things to maintain our mental wellbeing. Sometimes, people with mental health problems also need some […]
You have Permission to Smile! Our theme Peaceful Brum is coming to an end, but there’s still plenty you can do to help make our community a peaceful place: Keep Paying it Forward, by carrying out small acts of kindness. For inspiration, here are some of the small acts of kindness that people were grateful […]