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My Take on the UK Government’s New Proposal for Asylum Seekers

By guest blogger, Vongayi Mufara, a participant in Tripod’s Organising for Power Programme and a member of the Restoration of Human Rights (ROHR) Zimbabwe’s UK Chapter Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this blog are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Tripod. The UK Government’s new […]

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Food insecurity in Scotland during COVID-19

How the UK Government is failing in its obligation to eliminate discrimination in access to the right to food and its impact on migrant communities By guest blogger, Leah Cowling, a participant in Tripod’s Organising for Power Programme and a volunteer at the Unity Centre Glasgow. Illustrations by Issey Medd. Disclaimer: The views and opinions […]

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#KillTheBill and Movement Lifecycles

By Ali Tamlit, from Resist + Renew. Ali is one of the trainers of the Organising for Power Programme. Note: This post was written a few weeks ago, and many of the ideas mentioned have already happened e.g. in London, recent May Day actions involved trainings on direct action and bystander intervention which is a […]

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Mainstreams and Margins

By Ali Tamlit from Resist + Renew. Ali is one of the trainers of the Organising for Power Programme. He has facilitated sessions on our residential training and other online training/workshops for our programme participants. Back in February this year we held our week long residential for Organising For Power. We brought together a wide […]

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Building Back Better workshop series for community organisers

We’re living through an extraordinary time, and the impact of Covid-19 on individuals and communities is compounded by an already broken system. As we’re slowly coming out of the pandemic, the need for radical societal shifts is bigger than ever. To build back better in Scotland we need a strong network of communities and campaign groups, led […]

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Organising for Power Residential Training: a thought provoking and challenging experience

Helen Lowe of Pilton Health Community Health Project shares her experience as a participant in Residential Training of the 2nd cohort of the Organising for Power Programme. Inspiring, innovative, challenging, emotional, intense and stimulating. These are just some words that come to mind when thinking about my experience of the Organising for Power Tripod Training […]

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Online facilitation trainings April

As social justice organising and movement-building work has moved online in the midst of COVID-19, many of us are having to adapt very quickly.  Tripod are offering two trainings in online facilitation this week and next to support groups and organisations to navigate these challenging times. These 90 mins workshops are a starting place to […]

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Running Great Workshops training 22 + 23 Nov 2019

We’re running our successful two-day training in Running Great Workshops again in November, this time in Glasgow. When? Friday 22 & Saturday 23 November 2019, 9:30am – 6pm both days. Where? Glasgow Autonomous Space (GAS), 53 Kilbirnie St, Glasgow G5 8JD, Glasgow. The venue is wheelchair accessible. Training and workshop facilitation skills are key to […]

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Organising for Power Training – Applications are ongoing!

✨Applications are Now Closed✨ The next (and final!) Organising for Power Programme Residential Training will be from Friday 7th to Wed 12th February 2020 (Friday 5:00 pm to Wednesday 4:00 pm). Participation and local transport to a countryside retreat in Biggar is free. Please let us know if you will need support with childcare. Funded […]

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Supporting the climate justice movement

Never has the need to take real and fast action to address the spiralling climate chaos been bigger, and never have there been more folks mobilising and organising for climate justice as today.  Tripod will be focusing a bigger part of our work on strengthening and supporting the climate justice movement in Scotland. To steer the direction of […]