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Working directly with grassroots organisers, we design digital tools that make radical change possible.

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Project
Organisation
Game Worker Solidarity Project
Date
12.2021
Link
gameworkersolidarity.com/

Game Worker Solidarity Project

The Game Worker Solidarity Project maps and documents collective movements by game workers striving to improve their working conditions.

The site is a living resource full of tactics, materials and ideas, plotted geographically and chronologically. You can search the archive by location, type of action, company or union. Anyone can submit an action to the archive, access the full dataset or contribute to the project.

Identity design by Shauna Buckley.

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Project
Organisation
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Date
05.2021

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

The mission of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation is to inspire action and change to solve UK poverty. At the moment, they do a mix of traditional think tank work, supporting cultural and third sector initiatives, co-designing policies with people with lived experience of poverty, online campaigning, supporting grassroots organisations, and working in coalition with other charities and foundations.

We collaborated with them to explore what roles they might play within this movement ecosystem. Our goal was to find new ways to surface their work online, through a research and rapid prototyping. These prototypes explored how to directly link research and policy recommendations to campaigning and building power in communities affected by poverty.

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Project
Organisation
StopWatch
Date
07.2021

StopWatch

StopWatch campaigns against the over-policing of marginalised communities, with a primary focus on stop and search. They take a research-based approach to act against injustice, campaign for evidence-based policies, hold the police force to account, and empower marginalised communities.

We designed and developed their new website, which makes it easier for anyone to learn about these issues, access holistic support and share their experiences.

Illustrations by Luci Pina.

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Project
Organisation
Green New Deal UK
Date
06.2021

Green New Deal Rising

Green New Deal Rising is a movement of young people fighting for climate justice.

We worked with them to create a simple yet distinctive visual identity that captures their energy and optimism.

In collaboration with Autonomous Design Group.

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Project
Organisation
Autonomy
Date
06.2021

Transform Your Work

We worked with the think tank Autonomy to create a toolkit of worker’s inquiries.

Transform your Work is a collection of approaches, step-by-step guides and historical examples of worker organising. People can use these tools to understand the power dynamics of their own workplaces, in order to start organising to change them.

Supported by the Barry Amiel and Norman Melburn Trust.

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Project
Organisation
Citizen Sense
Date
01.2021

Airsift

Airsift is part of a larger research project called Citizen Sense, which investigates the relationship between technologies and practices of environmental sensing and citizen engagement.

We worked with them to develop the new Airsift platform, which allows local groups to document their observations, analyse data from air quality monitors, and collect these into data stories.

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Project
Organisation
Just Treatment
Date
01.2021

NHS New Deal

Just Treatment is a patient-led organisation campaigning to ensure everyone has fair access to high quality healthcare.

We worked with them on their new NHS New Deal campaign. The campaign calls for proper funding for our NHS, support for doctors and nurses, and putting the health of patients above the interests of big corporations.

The website offers an entry point for people to get involved in their people-powered campaign. From there, Just Treatment organisers can connect with these people directly, suggest ways for them to take action and put pressure on politicians to meet their demands.

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Project
Organisation
Progressive International
Date
05.2020

Progressive International

Progressive International unites, organises, and mobilises progressive forces around the world.

We designed their new identity and website to help them communicate their ambitious vision and build the network further. The website allows their members to publish and distribute articles, events, toolkits and policies in multiple languages.

In collaboration with Robbie Blundell.

Category
Writing
Date
29.06.2022
Length
4 minute read

Notes from June

This month we kicked off two exciting new projects, launched a new website for the Left Book Club, continued building distributed, resilient archive software in collaboration with The New Design Congress and spoke at the Weizenbaum Conference in Berlin.
Category
Writing
Date
22.12.2021
Length
8 minute read

2021 in review

Reflecting on the past year
Category
Writing
Date
21.12.2021
Length
2 minute read

Introducing: Groundwork

An integrated and opinionated collection of Django applications and Javascript components that helps you build software for organising and campaigning.
Category
Writing
Date
24.11.2021
Length
4 minute read

What tools should I use?

Why we're establishing a new guide to digital tools for organising.
Category
Writing
Date
19.11.2021
Length
1 minute read

Common tools

We're working on a project to generalise and share effective tools and best practices for digital organising.
Category
Writing
Date
05.10.2021
Length
4 minute read

Moving to a four-day week

It's the future!

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