Sara Cowan

Campaigns and Activism Co-ordinator

All posts by Sara Cowan

Let's have a delve at 2012

In the tradition of 2012 reviews, here's a look back at the highs and lows of campaigning with Oxfam Scotland this year. There have been some firsts in Scotland. Following years of campaigning...

SOLD to Greedy Investors: Royal Concert Hall, City Chambers and the Gallery of Modern Art

Guest Blog by Laura Kerr, Glasgow Campaigns Group Coordinator On Saturday, the Oxfam Glasgow Campaigns Group auctioned off some of Glasgow's best known landmarks as part of Oxfam's...

Oxfam Live

Guest Blog By Trevor Rigg, Volunteer Morningside Shop Edinburgh Volunteering at an Oxfam shop can sometimes seem somewhat distant to the organisation's life-changing work around the world...

Oxfam Live… are you going to be there?

From local staff and volunteers, to directors, to those working with us internationally; Oxfam Live is a chance for you - our amazing supporters- to find out what we're up to, ask any questions...

World Food Day: Celebrating Scotland's Food Heroes

Today is World Food Day. It's a chance to reflect on the issues behind our food. It's a chance to consider the fact that every night 1 in 7 people around the world go to bed...

Global Connections

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Locavore local food made easy

Earlier this year a new shop opened just round the corner from my flat and it's made buying local produce a whole lot easier than it ever was before, but it's more than just a shop it's...

Mass lobby: Get your Act together

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From Scotland to the world: Fighting climate change

A friend from London and I have a long standing joke about how great we Scots are as inventors. We are certainly a small nation that likes to lead the way: the T.V, telephone and tarmac - and...

Sahel Crisis: It Matters to Me, I Hope it Matters to You

Oxfam has just launched an urgent campaign action in response to the Sahel crisis. We only do this occasionally when there is a situation where peoples' lives are at risk and where there is an...