Before any of the major parties has been able to share their manifesto for the forthcoming General Election on 8th June 2017, Bob and Roberta Smith has shared his versions of an Art Party Manifesto with an invitation to make and share your own. Continue reading The Art Party Manifesto
I particularly like crowdfunding because it provides a real connection between the backers and the campaign. A well-run and well-researched crowdfunding campaign enhances and informs the project as it grows. A successful crowdfunding exercise achieves much more than filling the piggy bank (as delightful as that always is.) Continue reading Crowdfunding for beginners
Here at WEP we like the number 7 quite a lot; we have 7 objectives, so here’s a fun and deadly serious game you can try as we have just 7 weeks before the snap General Election… (and just 2 before the Council Elections outside London):
Write to the person you are considering voting for (and even if time to the others too) and ask them to exemplify how their record stacks up with the 7 principles of public life and how they can demonstrate their active and ongoing commitment to the 7 objectives for women’s equality:
Continue reading 7 principles of public life
On Saturday 8th April I did what I find myself increasingly doing these days, I left the sanctuary of my South East London garden, (the first really sunny Saturday of the year) and got on a tube to central London to sit in an underground room with a bunch of strangers. In the last two years I’ve become an activist and like many others, I’ve … Continue reading She can’t keep quiet and we mustn’t either
WE need your help – 10 -20 minutes should do it and it can be done at home for free without placards or a pussy hat! What’s not to like – strike a blow for equality and still have time to do an egg hunt.
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Continue reading “Have your say about women in Lewisham politics….”
Can’t take any credit for this one but thought you might like to take a look. Please share widely this very succinct and compelling article by Melissa Robertson who is supporting WEP Liverpool’s Metro Mayor campaign. http://www.campaignlive.co.uk/article/why-pay-equality-matters/1429628 Continue reading Pay Gap Audit & Why it Matters
Originally posted on justrmj:
For International Women’s Day 2017 I was invited by the University of Arts London to speak to some women students about being a woman in arts and politics. They sent me some questions in advance and I made some notes. As always happens what was said wasn’t quite the notes but here’s a few of the highlights. Q – Why do… Continue reading Why should politics care about us if we don't care about politics?
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As with all the other objectives, WE are doing things about health differently and we’re starting with the membership. WE’d like you to tell us what’s important to you. Continue reading Tell us what ails you and WE can fix it …