Mayors Office Community Strength Survey

Community Strengths Survey .This will measure community strength across London and offer support, if and where needed.

National Youth Agency, Youth Sector Census.

National Youth Agency are running a National Youth Sector Census and want to hear from all organisations and groups who deliver or support youth services and out of school activities.

Z2K

Z2K Letters to MP's

Z2K are asking people to write to their MP demanding the promised publication of the consultation on disability benefits, including proposals to reform the assessment processes.

Young Women's Trust Petition

Young Women’s Trust are asking for signatures on a petition regarding the £20 Universal Credit uplift.

Research Request for Parents

University of Southampton is looking for parents (with at least one child aged 16 or under) who may be interested in taking part in a one-to-one research discussion about the way that information on families is collected and used by government and services. To take part or for more information please email.

Redbridge Women and Girls safety survey

Redbridge Council are seeking the views of women and girls living, working, and/or travelling in the borough so that they can understand what steps are needed to take to ensure they feel safe.  Share your views by completing an online survey.

Centre on Dynamics of Ethnicity. Evidence for Equality National Survey (EVENS).

EVENS aims to address the equality data gaps. To take part in EVENS, you need to be aged 18 or over and identify as from an ethnic or religious minority group. If you are eligible, you will be sent a link to fill in the survey, or you can take part over the phone.

Compost CiC and Newham Council Survey

Working together to find out what voluntary organisations in Newham are delivering and what they need. Take the survey on the role of Newham’s voluntary, community and faith sectors during Covid-19.

Generation Rent Petition

Generation Rent have shared a petition calling for a Covid Rent Debt Fund.

Action for Trustee Racial Diversity

Action for Trustee Racial Diversity seeks to evidence experiences of individuals from Black and Asian backgrounds who are either in their first trustee role, or who have applied successfully or unsuccessfully to become a trustee, or who are interested in becoming a trustee.

Contact Petition

Contact have launched a petition demanding access to Covid vaccine for disabled and vulnerable children.

End Child Poverty Coalition

End Child Poverty Coalition of which 4in10 is a member, is publishing new data giving levels of local child poverty data for every constituency and Local Authority in the UK on 19th May. If you are working with families and young people with lived experience who might be interested in speaking to the media to help get the message out about this new data please let us know.

Detention Action call on people to respond to Government Immigration Plan by May 6th.

Detention Action have published a helpful guide for those wanting to respond to the public consultation on Priti Patel’s ‘New Plan for Immigration’. Deadline for submissions is 11.45pm on Thursday 6th May. This has been sent out to Conservative Party Members and known supporters who have been encouraged to respond.

Unity Project are Listening

Unity Project are holding ‘listening sessions’ with people living with NRPF and are keen to hear directly from anyone willing to share their stories and to talk about what would make the most positive difference for them. If you have families interested in taking part please contact Mary at Unity.

Shelter Petition

Shelter are asking for signatures on a petition to  government to ensure the new Renters Reform Bill scraps unfair Section 21 evictions and creates a landlord to end the uncertainty of private renting.

z2k disability benefit survey

Z2K have published a survey to understand about the impact of the current assessment process for people who have experienced a PIP or Fitness for Work assessment. Survey responses needed by 28th April.

Freedom from Torture

are asking for support in developing their ongoing strategy. Please complete their survey.

NCVO Research into the Voluntary Sector

With Sheffield Hallam and Nottingham Trent Universities NCVO are continuing their research into the effect of the pandemic on the voluntary sector. The survey for the latest round of this research is now available.

Carers Uk

Are calling on the Government to urgently act to address the financial hardship that many unpaid carers face due to their caring responsibilities.

The Home Office

Have published a consultation on its new punitive plans for migrants and asylum seekers. Do take part and give your views.

Hope Instead of Handcuffs Campaign

Is urging the government to ban the use of handcuffs to restrain young people both in the youth justice system and in care.

Never More Needed

Never More Needed

is the ongoing campaign to get government to recognise the vital role of the voluntary sector and to ensure it is properly funded and supported. The campaign has five main demands:

  1. A targeted programme of support to succeed the coronavirus job retention scheme.
  2. Introduce the Gift Aid Emergency Relief Package
  3. Repurpose and access stranded funds to support charity services
  4. Ensure effective and efficient distribution of the Shared Prosperity Fund
  5. Strengthen long-term financial sustainability of local authorities by increasing core government funding.

centre for mental health

Centre for Mental Health

is working as an independent partner alongside coalition members Mind, THRIVE LDN and the Greater London Authority to explore how the mental health voluntary sector in London has experienced and responded to Covid-19. If you represent a voluntary or community sector organisation which provides services in London, please share your experiences in a short survey.

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Keep The Lifeline Campaign

is calling on government to make the £20 uplift to Universal Credit brought in during the pandemic to become permanent.