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Act Local: Support Independent Businesses

As part of our theme Think Global, Act Local, Get Equal we’ve highlighted the ways that large multi-national companies (like Mondelez, who own Cadbury) hide their money in tax havens to avoid paying their fair share. But what’s the alternative? To support local, independent businesses! There are many local businesses in Birmingham, including shops, cafes, […]

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Birmingham Pride: get involved

Photo zizzybaloobah CC-BY-NC. It’s just over 2 weeks until Birmingham Pride, a public celebration of LGBT culture in our city. It’s a chance to celebrate all the great things people with diverse sexual orientations and gender identities bring to our community, and to to stand up for equality.  The theme for 2017 is Love & […]

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Coming Soon: Peaceful Brum

Photo: Birmingham’s Peace Garden, by Elliot Brown. Our theme for July & August 2016 will be ‘Peaceful Brum: What can we do to create peace in our city?’  Here’s your chance to get a sneak preview of what’s coming up! Peace begins with all of us: we don’t have to wait for someone to give […]

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