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August 2020

NewsNews Update

Uplift COVID-19: Member Survey Results

It’s so hard to make sense of COVID-19. When we sat down at the start of 2020 to plan what we thought our big priorities would be this year - defending ourselves and our communities against a pandemic certainly wasn’t at the top of anyone’s list.  That’s why in the…
24th August 2020

Barry’s Tea plastic tea bags counter

You promised to ditch the plastic Barrys Tea How many teabags containing plastic have we drunk in Ireland since Barry's Tea promised us all they'd stop? Join the campaign JTNDc2NyaXB0JTIwc3JjJTNEJTIyaHR0cHMlM0ElMkYlMkZteS51cGxpZnQuaWUlMkZhc3NldHMlMkZlbWJlZF9zaWduX2Zvcm0uanMlMjIlMjBpZCUzRCUyMmNvbnRyb2xzZmhpZnQtZW1iZWQtc2lnbi1mb3JtLXNjcmlwdCUyMiUyMGRhdGEtcGV0aXRpb24tdXJsJTNEJTIyaHR0cHMlM0ElMkYlMkZteS51cGxpZnQuaWUlMkZwZXRpdGlvbnMlMkZiYXJyeS1zLXRlYS1tYWtlLXRlYWJhZ3MtMTAwLWNvbXBvc3RhYmxlJTJGZW1iZWQlMjIlM0UlM0MlMkZzY3JpcHQlM0U= Ever wonder why your teabags don’t decompose? It’s because companies like Barrys Tea uses a petroleum-based plastic called polypropylene to…
19th August 2020
signs with messages of solidarity for workers, nurses and asylum seekers CampaignNews

Here’s what we’ve been up to…

We’ve achieved a lot together over the past two months - thank you for all your hard work. Here’s a round up of some highlights, so you don’t miss anything! Evictions are back on the table.  But we didn’t go down without a fight. Housing Minister Darragh O’Brien’s phone rang off…
18th August 2020
CampaignNews Update

Anti-Racism and Allyship

Uplift members are a broad community - we come from all walks of life and all sorts of places. Some of us have experienced the harsh effects of racism firsthand, others are powerful and thoughtful allies and some are taking the first steps in their anti-racism journey.  We know that…
6th August 2020
CampaignNews Update

How do we stay safe online?

We’re spending more time online than ever before - it’s our parish hall, marketplace and a way for us to stay connected with the news, our friends and our families. But big technology companies like Facebook and Google are making their own rules about what they can do online. Our…
6th August 2020