December 1st – LRU Members Training Day

Nov 20, 2018 | News

9.45am – 5pm // Saturday 1st December
Docklands and Carpenters Centre
98 Gibbins Road, E15 2HU
Nearest tube: Stratford.

We’re excited for the future of the union. We now have 700 members. Since we launched this summer, we’ve built branches in Newham, Lewisham and Hackney, and supported dozens of renters to stand up to their landlord or estate agent. We’ve won vital repairs and helped members secure rehousing through collective action. The union has resisted several evictions across London. We’ve made the headlines.

We’ve shown that renters can be powerful when we come together, but we want to be much bigger. Renters across London face a rigged housing system stacked against them and sky high rents. We have work to do.

We are holding our first core training day for LRU members on the 1st December at Docklands and Carpenters Centre, from 9.45 to 5pm.

At this training we will cover:

  • How we can stand up to landlords and estate agents and win
  • How to speak out and communicate about your story as a renter
  • How to build strong relationships and encourage people to get involved in the union
  • The union’s history, structure and strategy to transform the housing system

This will be a chance for members to build the skills needed to grow our union from the bottom up. We recommend that every union member come on the core training at some point, and are committed to making this possible, whatever your access needs are.

The training is free for LRU members but please register using the form on this page. 

The training day is free and open to all members. Free childcare is provided. There will be lunch, tea and coffee.

Register for the training using this form

JOIN THE LONDON RENTERS UNION

We’re a members-led, campaigning union and we’re taking action to make sure all Londoners have a decent, affordable and secure home. Join our community today and become part of the movement to transform the housing system.

Get updates

Follow us on social media or sign up for updates to get information about meetings, events and actions in your area. By filling out the form below, you are giving us permission to send you emails and store your information as described in our privacy policy. 

LATEST NEWS

Redbridge Council to back End Section 21 campaign?

London Renters Union (LRU) await the decision of Redbridge Council as to whether they are committed to supporting the campaign to End Section 21. This motion was sent to them by a member of the Renters Union and is expected to pass tomorrow evening, Thursday 21st...

read more