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August 9, 2018

Ulex welcomes activist educators from around the world to meet and learn together between 13 – 21 July 2019. Activist educators play a valuable role in social movements, increasing the capacity for effective social action. […]

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February 13, 2018

At a time when the only way to think beyond the horizon of capitalism seems to be dystopian fantasy, Laurence Cox points us to the power of collective agency to re-vision and contest our future. […]

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Holly Hammond, a member of the Ulex advisory group and founder of Plan to Win, an activist training organisation in Australia helping to develop the skills, clarity and wellbeing we need to win, talks to […]

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It has been an amazing year for the Ulex Project. In the spring 2017, we received the generous support of friends and colleagues to raise finance for the renovation of the new centre. That enabled […]

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Burnout to Renewal: What Role for Social Change Organisations? Kat Wall, co-Director of Organising for Change, a new UK-based training initiative, shares some reflections on the role of social change organisations in creating a regenerative […]

Members of "Vella de Xiquets de Valls" try to complete their human tower during the 26th Human Tower Competition in Tarragona, Spain, on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. The tradition of building human towers, or Castells, dates back to the 18th century and takes place during festivals in Catalonia, where "colles", or teams, compete to build the tallest and most complicated towers. The structure of the castells varies depending on their complexity. A castell is considered completely successful when it is loaded and unloaded without falling apart. The highest castell in history was a 10 floor structure with 3 people in each floor. In 2010 castells were declared by UNESCO one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
June 23, 2017

One of the key aims of the Ulex Project has always been about offering a space for activists to build new connections across Europe. A space where – away from the day-to-day slog of making change happen […]

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June 15, 2017

As part of our series on Ulex Project Partners, we speak with Akim Giroux, Operations Officer from Transgender Europe (TGEU), about why sustainable activism is a key focus for 2017. With 105 member organisations in 42 different countries, TGEU works […]

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May 5, 2017

For the second in our series of Project Partner Spotlights we speak with Daniel Negro from Cooperativa Integral Catalana (CIC), a collective which launched in Catalunya in 2010, with the aim to build from the bottom-up a self-managed […]

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Les formacions del Projecte Ulex donen suport a organitzacions d’Europa que estan treballant cap al canvi en diferents contextos. En aquest segon article de la nostra sèrie sobre Projectes Associats parlem amb el Daniel Negre […]

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April 10, 2017

Ulex Project trainings support a number or organisations across Europe who are pushing for change in a variety of different contexts. For the first in a series of Project Partner Spotlights we speak with Ekaterine […]