CampaignNews Update
9th November 2022

Uplift’s People Powered Forest

Welcome to Uplift's People-Powered Forest News Update Blog November 2022: Our community is really committed to nature and protecting our environment, so now we want to plant more trees and grow our people-powered forest. Our friends at Future Forests Garden Centre will supply us with hundreds more native Irish trees…
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CampaignNewsNews Update
7th November 2022

Meet the Member Support Team – Shoaib

This month, we’re shining a spotlight on our wonderful Member Support Team - a group of volunteers who give their time to support other Uplift members as we campaign for a better, fairer, more sustainable Ireland. Our new Communications Worker, Yusuf has been chatting to Shoaib, an International Justice student…
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CampaignNewsNews Update
27th October 2022

We’ve done a lot of work together

All over Ireland, people are doing amazing things - filling us with hope and energy to keep working together for a better Ireland for us all, despite so much bad news. Grab a cuppa and have a read about what our Uplift community has been up to. “Don’t freeze us out…
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CampaignNewsNews UpdateTraining
9th September 2022

Uproot: Campaigning 101 training sign up

Uproot: Campaigning 101  Sign up for the workshops here People-powered campaigning communities Uplift and Act Now present this year’s Upskill Academy training series called Uproot - Campaigning 101. Uproot is a series of online campaign workshops designed to help community leaders grow their campaign and leadership skills.  Over the 5-week…
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A placard saying 'I am Uplift' being held by two hands
CampaignNewsNews Update
28th July 2022

You’ve given us so much hope

From extreme weather to the rising cost of living, life feels pretty intense right now. That's why this week Uplift sent a special message to remind  our Uplift community continuously gives us all so much hope. There's much to be proud of. In the past week alone we stood together for…
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Solutions to the Cost of Living Crisis
CampaignNewsNews Update
27th July 2022

Cost of Living Crisis: What Uplift members say

Fundamentally, we all want safe and healthy communities; to do right by our children and those in our lives who need care. However, we believe that government policies do not work for everyone and that this cost of living crisis is exposing the fractures that stand in the way of…
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CampaignNewsNews Update
14th July 2022

Petition-Starter Spotlight: Saving the Iveagh Gardens

It’s time again to shine a spotlight on one of our community’s petition-starters, and glean some useful tricks of the trade from their campaign work.  This time we’re talking to Pom, who started a petition to Save the Iveagh Gardens. Tell us about you and how the campaign started I’ve lived in…
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CampaignNewsNews Update
8th July 2022

The Digital Services Act: Shining a people-powered light on Big Tech’s black box

This week, the European Parliament officially voted on new sweeping rules for online safety, signalling a new era of accountability for Big Tech. This means massive social media and technology corporations that dominate our lives will have to follow rules putting people first, and not their profits.  In one of…
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CampaignNewsNews Update
25th May 2022

Our National Maternity Hospital

This day four years ago, we voted to change Ireland forever.   We repealed the eighth amendment by a landslide - breaking through the dam of misogyny and lighting the way for a new, more equal Ireland.  But win, there’s still so much left for us to do to make sure…
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Text says, 'To hope is to give yourself to the future - and that commitment to the future is what makes the present inhabitable.' - Rebecca Solnit. Below is a hand stitching a broken heart together.
CampaignNewsNews Update
17th May 2022

A Dose of Hope

I know it's hard to feel hopeful at the moment So I want to remind you of our powerful community of people who rise to meet every challenge we face.  Uplift members from all over Ireland are leading on important campaigns, making headlines and holding decision-makers to account.  Our 340,000…
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