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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
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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
CoronavirusNews Update

Covid-19: Your rights and entitlements

Covid-19 has seen our lives transformed in a matter of weeks; from plans and events cancelled or postponed, living spaces turned into home offices, learning new technologies and not being able to see our nearest and dearest. It’s times like this that we are reminded we are all part of…
rachel
20th March 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
News Update

Money Message Research

Uplift has commissioned research into the 'Money Message', used to block bills from becoming law. The Fine Gael-led Government has used a previously obscure parliamentary device known as a Money Message to prevent 51 Private Members' Bills from becoming law. These are Bills that were passed by a majority of…
shae
5th February 2020