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Danny Dorling: ‘Stop the stupid competition between schools to bring down inequality’

Danny Dorling: ‘Stop the stupid competition between schools to bring down inequality’

Danny Dorling made an impassioned plea for a better education system in the UK at the second in our series of visionary talks on fairness, imagine2027. The Oxford Professor of Geography showed how inequalities in his… Read more »

imagine2027: Book now for major new series on inequality and unfairness in Britain

imagine2027: Book now for major new series on inequality and unfairness in Britain

Tickets are now available for the first events in our major new series on inequality and fairness, imagine2027. From October, we are bringing nationally-recognized thought-leaders to Cambridge to give personal, positive views on how Britain can be… Read more »

Equality Trust publishes manifesto for equality ahead of General Election

Equality Trust publishes manifesto for equality ahead of General Election

The Equality Trust has published a Manifesto for a Fairer Society with measures to address inequality. The manifesto covers work, tax, housing and education with some bold policies for candidates to sign up to. You can help… Read more »

Cambridge Commons hustings on inequality opens new space in discussion of city future

Cambridge Commons hustings on inequality opens new space in discussion of city future

Voters in Cambridge spent an evening discussing local issues with mayoral candidates in a new hustings format for the campaign.     Attendees were given a chance to sit with candidates in small groups around tables, introducing the topics… Read more »

Challenge the mayoral candidates on inequality and get beyond the spin

Challenge the mayoral candidates on inequality and get beyond the spin

We are hosting a conversation with mayoral candidates where you can get beyond the politician and meet the person inside. Taking place at the Friends Meeting House in Jesus Lane on Tuesday 25 April at 6.30pm,… Read more »

Four things that councils can do to reduce inequality today

Four things that councils can do to reduce inequality today

Ahead of the upcoming local and regional elections in the UK on 4th May, please help us reduce inequality by asking people standing for election in your area to commit to The Fairness Four actions, which are: Evaluate the… Read more »

‘How can we make a difference?’ Young people discuss housing, work and transport at Cambridge Commons event

‘How can we make a difference?’ Young people discuss housing, work and transport at Cambridge Commons event

Students from sixth form colleges in Cambridge called for a greater role in their city at a workshop organised by The Cambridge Commons. The event, dubbed Talkin bout Our Generation, gave 16-18 year olds a chance… Read more »

Talkin Bout our Generation: Cambridge Commons to convene assembly for Millennials

Talkin Bout our Generation: Cambridge Commons to convene assembly for Millennials

People try to put us down, just because we get around. So sang The Who in 1965. What would be the Millennials’ version? With Brexit, a housing crisis and rising inequality, Millenials in Cambridge face an uncertain… Read more »

Community life in Cambridge: How can we make change through collective action?

Community life in Cambridge: How can we make change through collective action?

George Weyman, 2016 Sep 20

How do we shape democratic change in our local community through collective action? How can we contribute to influencing the direction Cambridge is heading in? What can we do to put… Read more »

Our Cambridge: Cafe-style discussion group of Cambridge issues

Our Cambridge: Cafe-style discussion group of Cambridge issues

George Weyman, 2017 Feb 05

Our Cambridge – 2017 Programme Second Saturday of each month: 11 March, 8 April, 13 May, 10 June, 8 July 10.45am (for 11.00am start) – 12.00pm Lower Hall, St Andrew’s Baptist Church (behind LivingStones Cafe), 43 St… Read more »

Protest about plans to “supersize” Cambridge

Protest about plans to “supersize” Cambridge

Stuart Weir, 2016 Jun 27

View/print the poster here. Supersize Cambridge Monday July 4th 7-9pm Great St. Mary’s Church Cambridge You are invited to a major debate on the future of Cambridge on Monday 4 July. … Read more »

Poverty in Cambridge – Can local government meet the growing need?

Poverty in Cambridge – Can local government meet the growing need?

Stuart Tuckwood, 2015 Aug 26

To take genuine action, councils have to begin re-establishing real local democracy Cambridge City Councillors, Labour, Lib Dem, Independent, Green and Tory, unanimously passed an emergency motion at the last full… Read more »

Magna Carta 2015: The Agenda

Magna Carta 2015: The Agenda

Mark Page, 2015 Jun 03

Magna Carta 2015: Democracy for Our Digital Future Saturday 6th June 2015 Cambridge Union Society 9A Bridge Street, Cambridge CB2 1UB View map Directions We invite you to join us for… Read more »

Money Can Buy You Votes

Money Can Buy You Votes

Henry Tam, 2015 May 13

As pundits queue up to expound what went wrong for Labour and why the Conservatives won control, it is important to remember an old adage – follow the money. A key… Read more »

Join Us for Magna Carta 2015

Join Us for Magna Carta 2015

Stuart Weir, 2015 May 06

Magna Carta 2015: Democracy for Our Digital Future Saturday 6th June 2015 Cambridge Union Society 9A Bridge Street, Cambridge CB2 1UB View map We invite you to join us for a… Read more »

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