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Launch22 – Thanks and Goodbye

We’re moving offices! The Social Change Agency has grown and our team needs the space to keep up its amazing work. We want to say a huge thank you to Launch22 who have hosted us in their brilliant co-working space in Kings Cross over the past 6 months. With their...

Decentralised Organising: More Collaboration, Less Hierarchy

From organisational governance to mobilising and sustaining grassroots movements, what is decentralised organising and how can this approach facilitate collective but efficient decision-making without management hierarchy? Decentralised organising isn’t just about...

An Interview With Brixton Pound

This month at The Social Change Agency we have been looking at the different people working on economic justice. The Brixton Pound (B£) is an amazing organisation helping to build this movement up. If you've ever been to Brixton market, you'll have seen their jazzy...

When Trump Comes to Town

The 45th President has certainly chosen an eventful week to arrive in the UK. If you want avoid the football sadness and volcano erupting at Westminster, we have made a list of protests happening in London on Friday that you can get involved with. What’s great about...

Moving Towards Economic Justice

For a number of decades, wealth has been rising across the UK, improving living standards and quality of life. However, the gap between the rich and the poor has been widening at an increasing rate. In the advent of the financial crisis in 2007, the top 1% of society...

ACORN: growing a mighty oak in Bristol

ACORN, the union for private renters, is making anyone involved in Bristol’s housing provision sit up and think. ACORN are not an advocacy group or campaign organisation, although they share many characteristics in common. National Organiser Nick Ballard describes...

7 top tips from Help Refugees to a create successful movement

In the summer of 2015, a group of four friends in London decided they wanted to do something to alleviate the worsening situation for refugees in Europe. They started a crowdfunding campaign, with the aim of raising £1,000 and filling a van with donations to take...

Where is the labour movement now?

May 1st marked International Workers’ Day. Across the world, protests and celebrations took place to highlight the importance of labourers and the working classes. Remembering the initial fight for the 8-hour day by the labour union movement in the 19th century,...