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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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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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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 […]

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What it’s like to participate in the Organising for Power Residential Training Weekend

 – by Zarah I initially signed up for Organising for Power because my colleague asked me to join her. I didn’t know much about it, I called it “Activist camp”, and certainly had no idea what to expect. I had missed the first session, but as soon as I arrived, not only did I recognise […]

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Does the key fit the lock? PART 2 – The Results

Needs assessment for Organising for Power Programme PART 2 – The Results In the previous blog we shared about the process on how we consulted with 18 individuals representing 9 organisations and grassroots groups working with refugee/migrants’ rights and advocacy services and/or tackling racism and xenophobia in Scotland to help us design the Organising for […]

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Call-out for Volunteer Mentors!

Apply NOW to be a mentor with us!! Hey friends from the grassroots social justice movements scene! We are looking for experienced/skilled organisers or campaigners who would like to volunteer their time to mentor a group of participants in our Organising for Power Programme. What is it? Organising for Power is a comprehensive programme which […]