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Justice, Human Rights and Poverty

 

Actionaid
ActionAid is a unique partnership of people who are fighting for a world without poverty, in which every person can exercise their right to a life of dignity.  They work with poor and marginalised people to help eradicate poverty by overcoming the injustice

 

Amnesty International
Amnesty International - working to protect human rights worldwide.

CAFOD
CAFOD raises funds so it can promote long-term development, respond to emergencies, raise public awareness of the causes of poverty, speak out on behalf of poor communities, and promote social justice in witness to Christian faith and gospel values.  CAFOD support us through advising the Ubuntu project and editing resources.

 

Christian Aid

Christian Aid is committed to seeing a just world.  Now, not just in the future.  They believe in life before death.

 

Global Citizen Corps
The GCC is a movement of young people from all over the world who act together with the aim of ending global poverty.  They are part of Mercy Corps, an international relief and humanitarian organisation.

 

Islamic Relief
Islamic Relief is an international relief and development charity, which aims to alleviate the suffering of the world's poorest people. It is an independent Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) founded in the UK in 1984 by Dr Hany El Banna. OWW has been working in conjunction with IR to produce some of this year's resources.

 

The Karuna Trust
British Buddhist development charity working with partners in India, Nepal and Tibet.

 

Muslim Aid
Muslim Aid provides emergency relief and poverty eradication assistance to those in need, regardless of the race, creed or nationality of the recipients. It focuses on working in partnership with local community-based organisations. Muslim Aid offer advise to the OWW

Oxfam
Oxfam is a development, relief, and campaigning organisation that works with others to overcome poverty and suffering around the world.

 

Practical Action
Practical Action aims to demonstrate and advocate the sustainable use of technology to reduce poverty in developing countries.

 

Think Global
Think Global is a membership based charity that works to educate and engage the UK public on global issues.

 

VSO

Voluntary Services Overseas have been sending volunteers to fight global poverty since the late 1950s. Sharing skills and experiences is life changing experience for all involved. VSO also work within the UK raising awareness of development issues. Many VSO supporters in the UK take part in OWW activities.

 

World Development Movement
The World Development Movement promotes justice for the world's poor.

 

World Jewish Relief
This Jewish organisation based in the United Kingdom helps the needy irrespective of race, ethnicity or gender.

News

Call For Climate Action

For the love of each other, this spring, we are standing with over 100 organisations to call for climate action for the sake of all the things that matter most.

For the love of the food on our plates. For the love of our global neighbours. For the Love of Somerset, the Arctic and the Great Barrier Reef. For the love of country walks and Britain's beautiful seasons.

For the love of all the things we care about, we're taking climate change seriously. And we're not alone.

It’s time to stand up, for the love of each other, and demand action.

Will you share what you love? (www.fortheloveof.org.uk)

For the love of video

Press Releases

Newsletters

Recently Added Resources

Quotes about "Living Differently" (and each of the 3 elements of the theme) - use them to start discussions, in press releases, as talking points in any event. (added 14 Oct 2014)

Resource leaflets "Finding out more about ethical investment: website links" (Word .docx) (contributed byPhilip Hayllar, Portsmouth OWW Oct 2014)

Living Differently -  Featuring food/a meal in your event? These resources from CAFOD could enhance the menu!  (amended Oct. 2014)

 'Living Differently -a selection of videos to inform and entertain' (updated Oct. 2014)

wordsearch:'The world we want'. Download and print the search and answers (two word.docs) - suitable for use with the 'Living Differently' theme

 2014 Worship resources for the "Using money ethically" element of the "Living  Differently"  theme (added 13 October 2014)

 2014 - A worship resource from CAFOD - Call of Creation - A PowerPoint for  reflection (added 25 September 2014)

2014 Worship Anthology for  "Living Differently" plus  supplementary material (added 21 Sept. 2014)

Faith and School resources for 2014: School Assemblies on Living Differently(added 18 Sept. 2014)

 Press Release Template for publicising your event 2014 (word.doc) (issued 30 Sep.2014)

 

Publicity materials for 2014 'Living Differently' (pdf)

Evaluation form for organisers to report back to OWW - 2014  (added September 2014)

Working with Others -in 2014 - Ideas for events and links to OWW Partners and their resources  (updatedvariously from July -September 2014)

Event participants feedback form (for organisers to collect feedback from  participants at OWW events (word.doc)

2014 - a video to trigger ideas to help you start planning your OWW events

"Living Differently" downloadable leaflet for OWW 2014 (pdf) - added 29 May 2014 

Introductory PowerPoint about organising local interfaith/inclusive OWW events in 2014 (updated 28 May 2014)

2014 Theme summary: A4 with 2xA5 single sided leaflets to down load and print for use at planning meetings as an alternative to the full annual leaflet.  (added 23 April 2014)

Pledges to help you "Aspire be more" word.doc (added 1 Oct 2013)

OWW Guide and links to other websites for resources relevant to environmental issues (updated Sept 2013)- (word doc)

Funding Opportunities -  Aug. 2013