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Sarah Corbett of Craftivist Collective

Sarah began Craftivist Collective to teach what she calls ‘the art of gentle protest’, a form of activism that uses creativity, understanding and empathy to effect positive change through less combative means.

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Max & Ian of Demand Energy Equality

Through their projects and workshops Demand Energy Equality are on a mission to get people engaging with the topic of renewable energy and the vital part it must play in our future. We sat down with directors Max and Ian to discuss all things solar.

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Camilla Marcus-Dew of The Soap Co.

The Soap Co. is an ethical luxury brand that employs people who are visually impaired or otherwise disabled or disadvantaged. Co founder Camilla Marcus-Dew talked us through the challenges and highlights of a social enterprise operating in a commercial space.

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Bex Trevalyan of Library of Things

Bex is one co-founder of Library of Things, a vibrant space, that lends out useful items in a bid to reduce consumption whilst providing a valuable service to the community it serves.

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Jatinder Verma MBE of Tara Theatre

Awarded an MBE for ‘Tara Arts and services to diversity in the arts’ in 2017, Jatinder is one of the co-founders of Tara, the UK’s first designated multicultural theatre.

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Helena Norberg-Hodge of Local Futures

Author and filmmaker Helena is the founder of Local Futures and a pioneer of the ‘new economy’ movement, which promotes a systemic shift away from the destructive practices of economic globalisation towards localisation.

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Kemi Akinola of Be Enriched

CEO and founder of Be Enriched, Kemi develops networks and opportunities for youth friendly ventures. One such project is a trio of community canteens that utilise surplus and reclaimed food, providing free meals to the local community whilst simultaneously offering volunteers access to training and skill development.

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Angela Ireland of Milk Cafe

Started by best friends Angela Ireland and Gabby Cluness, Milk is a social enterprise cafe which offers valuable employment and skills-learning opportunities to asylum seeking and ethnic minority women in the Glasgow area.

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Chris Parsons of LandWorks

Through work-based training Chris and the rest of the LandWorks team provide a supported route back into employment and the community for those in prison or at risk of going to prison.

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