June has seen many movements mobilising in the fight against climate change, not least of all as the G7 countries met in Cornwall. Holding these wealthy polluters to account is crucial if we are to limit warming to 1.5 degrees.
This month has also seen the cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline. This is a big blow to polluters but more importantly it’s a massive victory in the struggle for Indigenous sovereignty – a testament to years of organising against settler co2lonialism that should inspire us all!
In this bulletin we have the story of an activist combining music with their organising, events on climate reparations, and a new tool from the COP26 Coalition.
Want to start your own campaign but not sure how to get the ball rolling? If you have an idea for an amazing campaign, but need to grow your movement, we have a resource for you.
With tips and ideas, this resource can help you bring activists together and start your campaign for change.
Vjolla Emiri’s journey towards creative activism in the form of electronic music production is as innovative as it is inspiring.
From activism in Norway’s queer struggle and climate movements to being a facilitator for housing rights learn more about this exciting combination of arts and activism.
If you’ve got a story of ordinary people doing extraordinary things that you want us to amplify and show solidarity with, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us by replying to us directly at [email protected]
For decades Spring and Summer have seen regular camps and actions across Europe for climate and the environment. 2021 is no different!
Les échos du vent have compiled a non-exhaustive calendar of this Summer’s actions.
The COP26 Homestay Network has launched. The Network allows people in Glasgow and the surrounding areas to offer space in their homes as overnight accommodation for visitors from the climate justice movement during COP26. Visitors can thenbook and stay in these spaces.
Aralez, a grassroots network and organisation for decolonisation, is hosting a decolonial learning session on Climate Justice Reparations.
Join them on the 30th June at 8pm UTC+1 to hear from Chihiro Geuzebroek on this crucial topic.
Since Autumn 2019 we’ve been sending regular updates to the inbox of people like you – amazing activists from across the world.
Maybe one of our newsletters entered your spam folder and you’re trying to find what you missed. Perhaps you remember a tool advertised in previous months and want to track it down.
Well worry not, as we now have a dedicated page on themovementhub.org to read past newsletters.
The team at People and Planet are holding their yearly Power Shift conference for young and student campaigners.
Power Shift 2021, happening from the 5th to the 29th July, will be a month of digital workshops, events and other opportunities to build radical student networks. With sessions on everything from how to talk to the media, campaign strategy, facilitation skills, direct action and so much more.
If you’re focused on planning a campaign or an action but are stuck on an issue or would like to get feedback from experienced activists, use the form below to join our Campaign Surgery, where we give you access to the collective knowledge, links, and expertise of our broad network.
We’ll bring together experienced people in the field to draw on their wealth of knowledge and help answer any burning questions you might have.
That’s it for now but you can always check our website www.themovementhub.org for stories, webinars and tools.
Karl and the rest of The Movement Hub
The best way to be notified about events coming up, new tools and tricks of the activist trade is to subscribe to our monthly bulletin here. We’ll also be featuring inspiring stories from The Movement Hub network in this update, so you can find out who’s working on what – and what’s working in their struggle for social and environmental justice.