If you would like more details or to book a place on any of these events, please email Sara, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 0141 285 8874.
Oxfam groups have regular meetings throughout the year, to find out more and see if there is a group in your area contact Kezia, email@example.com
May 27th Rally for the Climate, Edinburgh, 12-2pm
Join us to hand in thousands of messages from all across Scotland to the First Minister, and demand action on our climate commitments and to push for leadership on climate action internationally. Come along to Scottish Parliament, 12-2pm on Wednesday 27th May. If your time is limited then join us between 1-1.30pm for the main card hand-in. You can also be part of our photo stunt, talk to your MSP about why this matters to you, find out how you can get involved during this year of climate action, and enjoy crafts, music and hear directly from party leaders. Find out more and take our
climate action here ww.oxfam.org.uk/get-involved/campaign-with-us/find-an-action/tell-scotlands-new-first-minister-what-you-love
Mar 7th Make Change Happen, Glasgow, 1pm-4pm
Make Change Happen is a chance for you to find out how you can make a real difference by campaigning with Oxfam and championing change in your local community. From challenging tax avoidance and inequality to tackling climate change. This is an exciting opportunity to network with other campaigners, find out more about Oxfam's campaigns and learn how you can play an important part in shaping these activities and changing lives over the next year. See https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/make-change-happen-tickets-15180910512
Mar 22nd Make Tax Fairer, Dundee, tbc
You're invited to campaign training workshop that will give you a sneak preview of a new campaign to get tough on the tax dodgers.
Feb 19th Make Tax Fairer, Glasgow, 6.30pm-8.30pm
You're invited to campaign training workshop that will give you a sneak preview of a new campaign to get tough on the tax dodgers.: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/glasgow-lets-make-tax-fair-workshop-tickets-14444649335
Feb 13rd-15th For the Love of...
Oxfam are part of Stop Climate Chaos Scotland Coalition and together we are asking people to let our new First Minister know the importance of meeting Scottish climate targets. Ensuring the Scottish Government meets climate targets here is vital to encouraging ambitious action internationally. This films tells Scotland's Climate Action Story: http://www.stopclimatechaos.org/campaigns/scotlands-climate-action-story
Feb 5th Make Tax Fairer, Edinburgh, 7pm-9pm
You're invited to campaign training workshop that will give you a sneak preview of a new campaign to get tough on the tax dodgers.: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/edinburgh-lets-make-tax-fair-workshop-tickets-14445018439
Nov 23rd Building a Movement, Edinburgh, 12noon - 4.30pm
Local groups sharing skills and ideas for a better world.. Join us for an afternoon of workshops and action planning, as local groups working on a range of campaigns across Scotland come together to meet and share their skills. For seasoned campaigners, or those just starting out, all are welcome to come along to meet like-minded folk and reinvigorate their campaigns to change the world! Contact Sara on firstname.lastname@example.org
Nov 1st Constituency Campaigner Induction Training, 11am - 4pm
Oxfam's volunteer Constituency Campaigners raise campaign issues with politicians and decision-makers in their area to promote real and lasting change. To find out more about joining the programme click here.
Oct 16th & 17th Nourish Conference 2014 "Our Common Wealth of Food", Glasgow Concert Hall
This year Oxfam is joining Nourish Scotland as a partner in their annual conference which will ask if we can use a 'Common Wealth' approach to food. There is enough food for everyone, but people go hungry in Scotland as well as in poorer Commonwealth countries. The conference will be an opportunity to share experiences and ideas with farmers and policymakers from India, Malawi and the Caribbean countries. What would it take for everyone to eat well without messing up the planet? And how
should Scotland play its part? There will be a World Food Day celebration and panel discussion at Glasgow's Old Fruitmarket on the evening of October 16th. You can find out more and book here http://nourishscotland.org/conference-2014-common-wealth-food
Oct 4th Edinburgh World Justice Festival, Edinburgh University, 11am - 4.30pm
Resources, Conflict and Climate Conference.2014 EWJF conference will look at some of the big drivers of development and conflict in the world. Top-notch speakers and informative and inspiring breakout sessions. Click here to find out more.
Sep 26th Light Fly Fly High, 7.30pm, CCA Glasgow as part of Take One Action Film Festival
A gripping story of defiance, filmed over three eventful years in the life of an inspiring young woman who refuses to compromise her integrity or her dreams. For more information about this screening click here http://www.takeoneaction.org.uk/event/light-fly-fly-high-3
Sep 25th Inequality For All, 8.30pm, Edinburgh Filmhouse as part of Take One Action Film Festival
Does inequality matter? Arguments against its corrosive effects rarely come as cogently and powerfully in this rousing expose. This film charts the history of America's rich/poor and argues that the status quo is not sustainable. For more information about this screening click here http://www.takeoneaction.org.uk/event/inequality-for-all-2
Sep 25th Inequality For All UK Film Premiere, 7.30pm, CCA Glasgow as part of Take One Action Film Festival
Does inequality matter? Arguments against its corrosive effects rarely come as cogently and powerfully in this rousing expose. This film charts the history of America's rich/poor and argues that the status quo is not sustainable. For more information about this screening click here http://www.takeoneaction.org.uk/event/inequality-for-all
Sep 13th Oxfam Scotland Student Summit, 12noon - 4.30pm, St Andrews University
A chance for Oxfam Student societies to get together and plan for the coming year campaigning. Open to current society members and other students interested in getting involved. For more information or to book your place email Emma - email@example.com
Sep 10th & 11th Reinventing Our Economy for People and the Planet, University of Glasgow
A debate and conference about alternative sustainable economic policy asking the key question 'how can we make our economy deliver for wellbeing and sustainability?' To find out more about this event and to register for your place click here http://reinventoureconomy.uk
Jul 25th Focus on Inequality, 9am - 1pm, The Lighthouse, Glasgow
This event is an opportunity to come together and join the discussion on the impact of economic inequality on those in Scotland and to look at ways forward. Oxfam Scotland will be launching a key piece of research on the day and will be joined by one of our partners Gehan Macleod from GalGael to hear more about how they are challenging inequality in Govan and their visions for the future.
We will also be joined by Deputy First Minister Nicola Strugeon MSP and Co-convener of the Green Party Patrick Harvie MSP for Yes Scotland and Deputy Leader of the Scottish Labour Party Anas Sarwar MP and a further speaker, to be confirmed, to represent Better Together, to hear from both sides of the independence debate about what they would do to tackle inequality. Join us to
explore global and local inequality, to quiz the politicians and to ask for action to tackle inequality. For more information, or to book your place, click here.