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My Favourite Oxfam Event for 2012

As a member of the Oxfam National Youth Board, and an active member of my local Oxfam Support Group, I am passionate about fighting poverty. I always find it interesting and motivational when there's...

Bristol City Academy Stands Up For Water Rights

I walk into Bristol City Academy and I time travel back to being fourteen again by hearing a particular old-school tune of mine playing out of a student's headphones: "Get up, Stand up"...

Campaigning for a robust Arms Trade Treaty

Recently, members of Sir John Lawes Schools' Oxfam Youth Action Group visited our local MP Peter Lilley to hand him a petition concerning the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT). Adopting Oxfam's...

Land Grab at Berkhamsted School

We are members of the Berkhamsted School Oxfam group. There are 17 girls in our Youth Action Group aged between 12 - 15 years and we meet regularly once a week. Recently we have been trying to raise...

IF Youth Activator Event

Big intro to how young people can get involved in the IF Campaign, hearing first hand from Oxfam Notaional Youth Board member Tim Jennings ...

The Power of IF

Joining 100 other young campaigners in London for a giant paint fight in support of food justice - just your average Saturday afternoon, right? This is how I spent my Saturday at the 'Power...

Shannon and Zahra hand in the Oxfam petition

Children's Rights in Gaza

Following the escalation of conflict in Gaza last year, more than 8500 people signed a petition calling for an end to Israel's blockade. This could contribute to bringing peace and security to...

Bristol City Academy Youth Action Group Campaign Against Water Poverty

The Oxfam South West Education and Youth Team have teamed up with Envision, a charity aiming to help young people set up projects tackling issues that they care about to make a positive change in...

Feeling Inspired by the IF Campaign Launch

Going to the IF campaign launch on the 23rd January was, in one word, inspiring. The highlight for me was hearing Bill Nighy speak frankly about starvation, tax evasion and that IF we don't...

Young Campaigners Teach a Lesson on Land Grabs

Sixth Form Oxfam campaigners at The Lady Eleanor Holles School in Hampton were given the opportunity to teach a PSHE lesson to four different Year 8 tutor groups over a number of weeks.  Megan...