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The best thing I ever learnt was to be wrong, and I might be wrong about that too

In this blog, Lead Trainer Nim reflects on their experiences as a trainer and educator, telling us the story of the UNPACKED Programme.

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Campaign Bootcamp celebrates Black History Month by shining a light on the campaigns, projects, and work of community members

This month we’re celebrating the work of our Black graduates, from community-led campaigns to creative projects.

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‘Spaces like ours are vital to community wellness and public health, but are under threat’ – the founder of May Project Gardens speaks out

Bootcamp graduate Ian writes about his award-winning May Project Gardens, and why he needs help now to secure the future of the project.

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New £60k Fund Alert! Introducing the Campaign Bootcamp Community Fund

We’ve got an exciting announcement for our graduates - we will soon be launching the Campaign Bootcamp Community Fund! Michael Smart, our new Micro Grant Manager, shares the details about the new fund

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Campaign Bootcamp are back from furlough… and welcoming four new team members

Find out more about our new staff at Campaign Bootcamp! We’ve asked them about their campaigns, hobbies and what they are most excited for in their new roles.

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The Bootcamp team are out of the office

The Bootcamp team is taking a bit of break this summer. We've made the tough decision to place the majority of the staff team on furlough in June and July.

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Interview with Last: Community work during COVID-19, gender and role models

Bootcamp graduate Last was interviewed by PapalargeOnline this month about her work making food in her home kitchen for asylum seekers with no recourse to public funds during lockdown.

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Bootcamp talks to Maria: Trans rights, Imposter Syndrome and Stand-Up Comedy

We interviewed Bootcamp graduate Maria about their campaigning journey as an award-winning activist, speaker and current work at Stonewall. Listen below:

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Bootcamp Community Spotlight: Theatre, self-care and solidarity networks

This month we are sharing more brilliant things our community have been doing to create moments of solidarity, self-care and community online during this time. Have a look and enjoy!

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Activist takeover: 10 things I learned about using Insta stories for campaigns

This week Nim did an activist takeover of performer Travis Alabanza's instagram. It was their first time using insta stories for campaigning... here's what they learned from the experience.

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‘Rest in complete peace and power’: A tribute for Shaun Mitchell

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Shaun Mitchell, a member of our community, has passed away. To honour their memory, we have collected tributes from activists who knew them.

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10 ways the Bootcamp community is responding to COVID-19

We’ve been keeping an eye out for all the brilliant work our community members have been doing to respond to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Below is a roundup of what they have been up to!

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“Reach out to the lone working mums out there”: Motherhood, self-care and solidarity

Bootcamp graduate Shaira reflects on how life has changed for her and her community during the COVID-19 pandemic, and offers some tips for self-care and solidarity.

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Everyday Activism participants speak out about how COVID-19 is affecting asylum seekers in the UK

Everyday Activism campaigners Joan and Loraine have been speaking out about their experiences during lockdown, and the difficulty of not being allowed to work during this crucial time.

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Fighting for Prisoner Rights: Prisons, Abolition and COVID-19

Jodie, a graduate of our most recent Bootcamp, shares her experience campaigning for prisoner rights and abolition in the midst of COVID-19. She also tells us about her new project, 'Our Empty Chair':

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