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emily

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
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
Uncategorised

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
News Update

I’m Voting 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
Campaign

Sign the Open Letter: No Child Should Grow Up Undocumented

Rashmi is a member of Migrant Rights Centre Ireland’s youth group and is standing up not only for herself, but also for other young people and children growing up undocumented in Ireland so they can live full and free lives. Growing up in Dublin I didn't really realise I was…
emily
2nd August 2019
Uplift members Dave and Rachel delivering our petition on sex Education reform to the Department of Education Campaign

Reform Sex Education Survey – Have Your Say!

Regardless of where we come from or what we believe, it is safe to say that all people in Ireland agree that young people should be safe from school yard bullying, grow up informed about their own bodies and with an understanding about healthy relationships.  That’s why we’re on the…
emily
2nd August 2019
News

How does Uplift Campaign?

Uplift is Ireland’s largest and fastest growing digital first, member led, people powered campaigning organisation.  Our biggest achievements include blocking a conservative religious order from controlling our national maternity hospital, increasing the number of programme refugees taken in by Ireland from 600 to 4,000, preventing mass evictions by vulture funds…
emily
31st July 2019