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Alex Barton

Text says, 'To hope is to give yourself to the future - and that commitment to the future is what makes the present inhabitable.' - Rebecca Solnit. Below is a hand stitching a broken heart together. CampaignNewsNews Update

A Dose of Hope

I know it's hard to feel hopeful at the moment So I want to remind you of our powerful community of people who rise to meet every challenge we face.  Uplift members from all over Ireland are leading on important campaigns, making headlines and holding decision-makers to account.  Our 340,000…
Alex Barton
17th May 2022
Title says, 'Greater than Fear', above a heart with the colours of the LGBTQ+ flag NewsNews Update

Together we are greater than fear

"Together we are greater than fear" This is the message that our community sent to people across the country with our full-page ad in the Irish Examiner, together with the Irish Network Against Racism (INAR), LGBT Ireland and The Rowan Trust. Last month, the devastating murders of Aidan Moffitt and…
Alex Barton
2nd May 2022
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Here’s what we’ve been up to so far in 2022

It's only February, and already our community has achieved so much this year. So, make yourself a cup of tea, relax and enjoy the read.  Whether it’s been signing a petition, emailing or calling your local politicians, chipping in for research, a billboard, a newspaper ad - without you, our…
Alex Barton
24th February 2022
Quote from an Uplift member. Text reads "Everyone needs to feel safe, loved and supported to have the freedom to be themselves." NewsNews Update

Who we are, what we want: Our community speaks

Uplift gives everyday people across Ireland the chance to make an extraordinary difference in so many ways. We come from all walks of life and experience life in different ways - but what unites us, is our belief that together we can make Ireland a better place for everyone. In…
Alex Barton
16th February 2022
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