We work with young people ages 12-21 who hang out in the city centre (around 150 different young people over the course of a fortnight). We don’t ‘put stuff on’ for the young people, instead we support them to develop their own opportunities – that way there’s a shed load more skills and confidence developed.
Most importantly, Hot Chocolate is a place where the young people feel ‘at home’.
Edinburgh Young Carers Project is committed to the promotion of the rights children and young people.
All young carers have the right to: Make their own decisions and choices, (to be a child, a carer or both), be heard, listened to and believed, protection from physical and psychological harm, information and choice and to stop physically caring.
Create Paisley aims to cultivate community, arts and culture through working alongside young people and helping them to recognise their potential. We believe that through using art, young people are able to express their views allowing them to develop confidence, work experience and social skills. We want to work alongside agencies, organisations and individuals who have similar goals.
GMB is a campaigning trade union focused on protecting GMB members in their workplaces.
The GMB Glasgow General Apex Branch is organising screenings of films focusing on issues of social justice, each screening will be followed by a panel discussion. The dates will coincide with local trade union led activity that tackles social justice.
Africa in Motion (AiM) is an annual African film festival taking place in Scotland, consisting of film screenings and complementary events. Now in its fourteenth year, AiM brings the best of African cinema to Scotland—making it possible for Scottish audiences to engage with African stories and industry professionals from the continent.
We believe that everyone should have access to a healthy environment and a fair share of the Earth’s resources. We help people take action here in Scotland to make a difference on global environmental issues. We campaign for a cleaner, greener, Scotland, and a fairer economic system.
The Austrian Cultural Forum London promotes cultural contacts between the UK and Austria by organising events and supporting artists and projects in the fields of music, performing arts, visual arts, literature, film and science. We provide a venue in central London for recitals, lectures, readings, film screenings, conferences and exhibitions, and cooperate with various partners over the UK.
Topics: Art & Media in Social Change
“The Scottish Fair Trade Forum stands up for the dignity and rights of the people who produce our goods, and aims for Scotland to become a global leader in using trade to challenge poverty.
We encourage businesses to incorporate Fair Trade principles and corporate accountability into their practices, and work with the public sector to integrate these principles into decision-making at all levels of government.
We engage the public in Scotland by raising awareness and understanding of the benefits of Fair Trade, and arrange for Fair Trade producers to visit Scotland to discuss their work.
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