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People power in action #RepealTheSeal

The decision by this government to seal the records of over 60,000 people who had been institutionalised or forced into adoption by Mother and Baby homes was a shocking moment for so many of us. In the weeks previous, people had been emailing politicians and those who had faced abuse…
shae
6th November 2020
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Hope in the dark

“Ar scáth a chéile a mhaireann na daoine.”  Through the shelter of each other, people survive. - Old Irish Proverb It’s become a bit of a cliché to say that we’re living in unsettling and unprecedented times. We’re facing a second wave of the virus that has upended many of…
shae
22nd October 2020
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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
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…
shae
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…
shae
6th August 2020
CampaignNews Update

Supertrawlers – Don’t let them off the hook

Super trawlers, with nets larger than huge sports stadiums, are hoovering up fish stocks and killing dolphins and whales off the west coast of Ireland.  Some of them can process over 250 tonnes of fish a day and if stood on their end, would be almost twice the height of…
shae
12th June 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