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Social Action

Social Action - Giving a voice to the voiceless

We will be posting all social action related resources, training, events and information on this page. Keep coming back to check out our latest material!

 

August 14th 2015
| by ALOVE

At the start of a new term this could be the perfect opportunity to launch your fair trade youth group! To get you started on your fair trade journey we have created a resource that  provides you with four weeks of material looking into the subject of fair trade and delving into issues surrounding the ‘fair trade movement’. We will be challenged on how we spend our money, our lifestyle, relationships and our legacy (what we’ll ultimately leave behind!). We hope that these sessions will spark young activists into creating change.

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March 31st 2015
| by ALOVE

In 2014 ALOVE launched the first UK ‘I’ll Fight Day. We took inspiration from The Salvation Army in the USA, who run these days annually. The goal is for young people to go out into their local communities to share the gospel and show God’s love in practical ways, with no strings attached. 

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February 20th 2015
| by ALOVE
Fair Trade Hands

We have launched a brand new resource that includes four weeks of material looking into the subject of fair trade and delving into issues surrounding the ‘fair trade movement’. We will be challenged on how we spend our money, our lifestyle, relationships and our legacy (what we’ll ultimately leave behind!). We hope that these sessions will spark young activists into creating change.

You can access this new resource here

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October 7th 2014
| by ALOVE

Our friends at Stop the Traffik are busy campaigning and they need your help...

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May 13th 2014
| by ALOVE

On Saturday 3 May young people from all over the UK engaged in our I’ll Fight Day. This was an opportunity for youth groups to share the gospel through practical acts of kindness in the heart of their local community. Whatever the groups did was totally up to them - depending on what they were able to do and what they thought was needed in their community! If asked why there were doing it the idea is that because God is love and that they wanted to demonstrate that love! We have got a little snippet of what some people got up to below.

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April 24th 2014
| by ALOVE

As you come together to start your day we would love for you to take a minute to watch this video message from Mike (TYS and Director of ALOVE)...

 

We are calling all youth of the UK to surprise people with God’s love through practical acts of kindness!!

 

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August 14th 2013
| by ALOVE

The group of young people who attend the youth club at The Salvation Army in Deptford have been involved in a summer social action project. This isn’t the first year that they have taken part and in the past have been involved in projects that have included raising awareness for Fairtrade and the issue of human trafficking. This year they decided to do a project of personal interest which would benefit many of the young people in their area.

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July 22nd 2013
| by ALOVE

Splashed across today’s papers and online news channels is the news that David Cameron is going to announce that every household in the UK is to have pornography blocked by their internet provider unless they choose to receive it.

I couldn’t let this landmark announcement pass without adding a few thoughts to what I believe is very positive news.

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February 25th 2013
| by ALOVE

We have launched an App to help people engage with our Cut It Out campaign - a campaign that aims to raise awareness and take action against the issue of human trafficking for sexual exploitation. The App tells you all you need to know to help engage in the campaign as well as background facts, statistics and information. There are loads of ways that you can get involved in fighting human trafficking, so download that app and get started now!

Download App

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January 28th 2013
| by ALOVE

"Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute". (Proverbs 31:8)

In May 2012 we launched the Cut It Out campaign. A campaign that aims to raise awareness to the global issue of human trafficking for sexual exploitation as well as this we have been encouraging people to join or start ACT groups (a Stop the Traffik initiative), campaign for tighter regulations for the advertising of sexual services online and campaign to see an end to the advertising of sexual services in our UK newspapers.

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