P.E.A.C.H

People’s Empowerment Alliance for Custom House
Hero Austin and Margaret Agyapong talk about tactics used in the People’s Empowerment Alliance for Custom House (PEACH) campaign. Working with hundreds of other families living in unsafe and unhealthy homes owned by a private corporation, Hero and Margaret successfully campaigned to return the properties to council ownership and secured rent reductions for all.

Tescno

The Lewis family talk about the creative tactics used as part of their local Tescno campaign in Leicester, UK. Their aim was to challenge the supermarket giant and protect local smaller independent shops by galvanising people of all ages and backgrounds to take action.

Theatre, class and economic injustice

Luke Aaron tells his story, coming from a rural working class area in the Forest of Dean, experiencing a lack of access to jobs, housing support and opportunities. Now, as a drama student in London, Luke’s experiences inform his work – he uses theatre as a means to give voice to those facing economic injustice.

We Belong

Chrisann Jarrett and Kimberly Garande from the organisation We Belong talk about the tactics they use to challenge the hostile environment and its impact on young migrants. They describe how they appeal to common values of cross party politicians to bridge political divides and raise awareness of the issues.