Projects Projects in 2018
  • Demand the Impossible Summer School

    Training on planning, facilitation, and pedagogical skills to politically-active young people of working-class backgrounds interested in educational projects

  • Voices of Latin America

    Support for the Latin America Bureau’s ‘Voices of Latin America’ project, which documented under-reported testimony of young activists working for democracy, justice, and the environment across Latin America

  • Durham Miner’s Association

    Funding for a film celebrating 150 years of the Durham Miner’s Association

  • Summat

    A day of training, workshops, and educational activities focused on socialist theory and practice in Leeds

  • The Revolution Will Be Harmonised!

    Printing and recording a songbook of ten original choral songs of international protest, peace and socialism

  • Greening Workers’ Educational Association

    A conference that would canvas opinion on environmental issues within the WEA movement, and to produce appropriate literature to crystallise an environmental policy

  • School for Community Activists

    Funding for two short courses to teach and train core campaigning skills and methods

  • Building a Commons

    Funding for the Common House community centre and meeting space to provide access to six new core user groups. Twelve additional educational workshops will also be run

  • Arab Left Reader

    Translation for an Arab Left Reader and development of a website with educational material and explanatory essays

  • We Own It

    A day’s conference to publicise and strategise a public ownership agenda

  • The Revenge of Everyday Life

    A student-focused conference on Social Reproduction Theory

  • Consented

    Funding for an 11-week program of political education at Oaklands Secondary School for year 11 and 12 students

  • Reclaiming Work

    A short film on technological methods of cooperation employed by precarious workers in the gig economy

  • Anti-Deportation

    Researching responses from activists, academics and migrants to the Hostile Environment policy. This was followed by a workshop that brought these groups together to gain a deeper understanding of how to approach immigration policies from a historical and inter-generational perspective

  • Manchester’s Radical Women

    To help print a book detailing the contributions from often-overlooked Manchester women in the interwar years focusing on unions, workplaces, and politics

  • Crossroads Marxism

    To fund research for a biography of Guyanian Marxist Walter Rodney, detailing his contributions in dependency theory and unequal exchange theory

  • Collective Liberation Project

    Funding provided to run a three-day course for activists on solidarity, power, and privilege from an intersectional and ecological perspective

  • Still Life

    Paying for advertising space in Leeds for the posters from the Still Life: Things Devouring Time exhibition. These were designed by members of the public and emphasise the themes of homelessness, consumer culture, and sustainability