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Adapting to a new pedagogy takes time

We're allocating more time for staff training so we can share skills internally.

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3 days to raise £2800

The mental health scholarship is in really high demand,  but we only have funding for one person. If we don't raise more money soon we'll have to turn away lots of budding campaigners

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The Susan Cook Scholarship – Apply today!

Scope are sponsoring two further places at the next Campaign Bootcamp in June

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The Shami Chakrabarti Scholarship for BME campaigners

I’m Mikayla, Bootcamp 3 graduate and here to talk to you about diversity! Such a wonderful and varied word

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Why mental health matters to me

Mental health is super important because it affects us all. It’s the little things like making sure that whatever we’re working on, we look after our wellbeing.

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Lets talk about mental health

Today we’re launching a scholarship for people who have experience of mental health problems and want to campaign around mental health issues. A few years ago a close family member of mine started to struggle badly with their mental health. I remember feeling really scared and useless. As a campaigner,…

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Apply to the Trust for London Scholarship to Bootcamp

Scholarships will be specifically for campaigners working in Greater London on issues that affect Londoners. From unsafe pollution levels to social and economic inequality

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The Power Of Community

Today, the spirit of friendship and community is woven into every part of the Bootcamp experience. 

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Applications for the next Bootcamp are open!

The next Bootcamp kicks off on the 7th of June, and applications are now open! Bootcamp is perfect for anyone who wants to make change happen and wants to learn how to campaign effectively.

Mistakes :

We underestimated how much supporting mentors can help

We've learned how important it is to 'see' how mentoring happens, and what the impact of transformative relationships can be for Bootcampers.

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We overestimated how much we could do in a week

We're going to try even harder to listen to one another when one of us voices the need for reassessing our plans and timelines

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We wasted time visiting a venue that wasn’t fully accessible

When speaking to venues Michelle now specifies in more detail, that she needs "fully accessible bathrooms, that are a walk-in wet room, with no baths or shower cubicles/edges".

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We’re not sharing our learning internally well enough

From now on there'll be time blocked out during work time for us to debrief on our learnings from any training so it doesn't get left behind or forgotten about. 

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Our Next Meetup Speaker Ratio is 75% male

We're mapping out our next meetups for the coming year and will make sure we return to modelling gender equity in our events and trainings.

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We Matched Mentors to Bootcampers after Bootcamp

Our mentor matching system isn't perfect and we're working on mapping out a more structured system

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