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#FaceUpToFacebook Uplift Action

#FacingUpToFacbook I never cease to be amazed and moved by this community. In November, some of our youngest Uplift members took on not only this Government but one of the most powerful companies in the world, Facebook. They were furious that Facebook and Instagram bosses knowingly put the mental and…
Layla Wade
9th December 2021
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We’re Hiring: Senior Campaigns Manager

Senior Campaigns Manager at Uplift Uplift is recruiting a Senior Campaigns Manager to coordinate Uplift campaigns and lead the Campaigns team to achieve their goals and maximise member power. Closing date is 13th January 2022 5pm Working closely with the Executive Director the specific duties you will be responsible for…
Siobhán O'Donoghue
8th December 2021
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The Upskill Academy

The Upskill Academy - a collaboration between people powered campaigning communities Uplift and Act Now Taking place January/Feb 2022    Are you involved in the struggle for social justice, climate, equality in Ireland? Are you keen to build your skills, confidence, analysis and campaign knowhow? Do you want to be…
Michelle Byrne
7th December 2021
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#DataCentres: Don’t let Big Tech steal our light

Data centres are putting so much pressure on our electricity supply that we’re facing rolling power cuts this winter - cutting off light and heat and putting local businesses at risk. When we surf the web or stream a video, we often don’t think that 'the cloud' takes up physical…
Layla Wade
28th September 2021
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Cannabis: A (different kind of) Green New Deal

Across the world, countries are changing their attitude and approach to cannabis use.  Cannabis could be legalised in Ireland with just the flick of a pen. However politicians are dragging their heels - afraid they’ll lose votes or the support of their local community. They need to know this is…
Michelle Byrne
10th September 2021
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Ending period poverty – Why we care

Everyone should have the right to manage their periods with dignity and good hygiene. But lots of people in Ireland miss school because of feeling shamed and uncomfortable about their periods - and many struggle to buy pads, tampons or reusable period products. Something as fundamental to our wellbeing as…
Niamh O'Connor
11th August 2021
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We fought for democracy and won!

At the height of the pandemic, when many felt powerless - we came together to protect our local communities. Local County and City Councils make lots of important decisions about what happens in our counties - everything from how many public homes get built, to how parks and wildlife are…
Michelle Byrne
29th July 2021
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