Author: Craftivist Collective

25 Jun Join Robin Hood and his merry craftivists for French TV!

Where: Paper Dress Boutique, London. When: Wednesday 20th July 6:30pm-9pm. RSVP: craftivist-collective[at]hotmail[dot]com. 20 people max Cost: £3 Why are we doing this one off event? We are still angry with the vast inequality in the world: the impacted of the recession are hitting everyone harder every day yet the bank are slowing getting attacked less and less. And the French TV Channel called Canal+ wants to film a craftivism session and we thought it was a great opportunity to raise awareness of UK anger towards the banks, show our support for the Robin Hood Tax (which the French Finance Minister has already publically supported)
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12 May our Train Bunting petition being used to challenge Transport Secretary Philip Hammond

12 May: It’s been one year since the new Coalition government pledged to make fares fair. So today, with Better Transport campaigners we presented Transport Secretary Philip Hammond with a giant hand-stitched fair fares petition, and asked him to keep his promise. Find a video of the day here made by Marc of Vision TV
Bright and early this morning, we were joined by Fair Fares Now campaigners and Climate Rushettes at a protest outside a key rail industry conference in London.
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09 May Barbie provoking conversations on gender inequality

Another project for you to do wherever you are in the world at any time: Written by Craftivist Hannah Griffiths:  We have put this barbie up to raise awareness of maternal health issues in the global south but you could link it to another gender issue you are passionate about. There are so many international days, even the International Talk like a Pirate Day that the International Day of the Midwife sounds like just another pointless event doesn’t it? But this year over 536,000 women will die of pregnancy-related complications. The majority of these deaths occur in developing countries. Medically trained midwives could help to prevent this.
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15 Apr Our part in the Climate Rush Railway Adventures action Saturday 16th April

In case people are not clear: The Railway Adventures joint campaign with Climate Rush has always been two actions led by the different groups. We are supporting the campaign with our train bunting petition and stitch-ins we had last weekend, 10th April. Climate Rush are delivering their train journey action Saturday 16th April. On 16th April we are encouraging Craftivists and friends to meet at Monument, London 12noon Saturday 16th April. We have made 25 metres of train bunting with the carriages  received so far (more will come in the post no doubt) which we will carry on the walk with Climate Rush to the train station. Then we will wave them off with our bunting (and collect another day) and not get on the train discount online pharmacy uk with them.
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