Activists + Innovators Series: World Refugee Week with The Danú Project

In our live series, Activists + Innovators, we talk with Paula Martinez from The Danú Project during World Refugee Week.

The beauty of Pride

We often hear confusion as to why the whole of June is dedicated to Pride celebration and festivities. But why not? Pride month wasn’t created to change sexualities or impose ideas. Pride month celebrates the liberation of being who you authentically are, and that is where the beauty lies.

Rainbow washing + the exploitation of the LGBTQ+ community by major corporations

Pride is a vibrant celebration of sexual diversity and acceptance. But just like everything else that is good and pure in this world, the Pride festivities have been tarnished by corporate efforts to execute their own agenda and appeal to the huge market of consumers who support LGBTQ+-friendly businesses.

The wild and crumbling Atlantic Way: Donegal’s mica crisis is out of our government’s reach

Donegal’s mica crisis is out of control. Material-stretching and money-saving tactics of family trade has caused houses to crumble down around innocent families. The current redress scheme is not fit for purpose, and as of recent months, the people of Donegal are gathering in solidarity for a satisfactory 100% redress scheme and no less.

Our house is still on fire but where is our extinguisher?

Over two years ago, Greta Thunberg stood before the World Economic Forum and declared that our house, planet Earth, is on fire. Ignorance is not going to put out the flames and it is detrimental that we find the extinguisher now.

Arya Rajendran: Who is India’s youngest mayor? 

22-year-old Arya Rajendran was voted in as Mayor of the Thiruvananthapuram City Corporation, the largest urban body in Kerala, in December last year. Under her leadership, the party is focussed on solving student mental health issues.

Stand.ie was set up in 2014 in response to the desire among students and young people in Ireland to learn more about justice and equality issues and take action. Our participants come from a range of backgrounds but all have one thing in common: the desire to bring about positive change in the world. We are a not-for-profit initiative by Suas Educational Development.

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WE BELIEVE IN

Standing against injustice and inequality in all its forms

People in Ireland and all over the globe are fighting for a more equal and just society. We are committed to sharing their stories and adding our voices to theirs.

Standing together with those who are oppressed

Millions of people worldwide are facing intolerance and persecution, fleeing violence and war, living in poverty and dying of hunger. We are committed to showing solidarity with them.

Standing up for a better, fairer world.

Our actions have the power to change the world. We are committed to exploring the ways in which we can all come together as global citizens to take action for social and environmental justice.

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