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emily

News Update

How do you talk to your loves ones about vaccines?

Have you heard a loved one spout a conspiracy theories about the Covid-19 vaccine lately? If so, you're not alone. According to The Centre for Countering Digital Hate, Anti-Vaxx influencers are 500% more effective at recruitment via social media that their pro-science counterparts. Many of our loved ones are being…
emily
16th July 2021
NewsNews Update

The Future of Media in Ireland Submission

Introduction The quality of our media matters. Democracy doesn’t function properly without a well functioning public media that is universally accessible for all and that is trustworthy, credible and independent. The media, especially public service media, forms a ‘social glue’ that helps shape our understanding of the world around us.…
emily
21st January 2021
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…
emily
24th August 2020
News Update

Full Time Campaigner Role with Uplift

  PLEASE NOTE The recruitment window for this position is now closed and we are no longer accepting applications. ____________________________________________________________________________   With over 260,000 members Uplift is now Ireland’s largest people-powered progressive campaigning organisation. Our power comes from our ability to grow, engage and mobilise members to take action together…
emily
25th May 2020
Campaign

The People’s Programme for Government

  Our People’s Programme for Government Uplift regularly uses surveys to poll members on key issues that affect their lives. While COVID-19 has presented huge challenges to most people in Ireland, members are also looking beyond the end of this crisis – to the new Ireland that can emerge. The…
emily
28th April 2020
News Update

The People’s Programme For Government

About Uplift Uplift is a people-powered campaigning community made up of 250,000 people across the island of Ireland who take coordinated action for progressive social change. Our core values are environmental sustainability, deep and transparent democracy, social justice and equality. Uplift members come from every town and province - from…
emily
16th April 2020
CoronavirusNewsNews Update

250,000 reasons for hope

‘Your opponents would love you to believe that it’s hopeless, that you have no power, that there’s no reason to act, that you can’t win. Hope is a gift you don’t have to surrender, a power you don’t have to throw away. And though hope can be an act of…
emily
14th April 2020
signs with messages of solidarity for workers, nurses and asylum seekers CoronavirusNews Update

How to Talk About COVID-19

Update: 15th of April 2020 As the storyteller Alice Sachrajda says, the COVID-19 pandemic can be thought of like a story-book. As with every story we have a beginning, middle and end - we have a protagonist, we have a villain, and a big challenge that we must overcome. Originally,…
emily
20th March 2020
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Votes For Homes

We've created a scorecard for parties based on how they voted across 5 key Uplift housing campaign asks since 2016. All the information we used, including the vote record, further reading and the Uplift campaign ask can be found here.  Uplift members have been campaigning hard for progressive housing and…
emily
5th February 2020