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Get Active in the LRU – Online training 5 June 11am – 1pm

Get Active online training session Get Active in the LRU Hello everyone  If you’ve joined as a member recently and want to get stuck in, or if you’ve been involved for a little while and want to know more about how the LRU works, this training is for you! These are a...

Update on our new groups strategy – April 2021

Update on our new groups strategy – April 2021

LRU has almost doubled in size in the last 12 months, and there’s lots of interest in how we are structured and what opportunities there are for organising locally. Our structures come out of how we organise, so really this is a question about how we think we’ll win!

Work to live: building power in your workplace and your neighbourhood

Work to live: building power in your workplace and your neighbourhood

A special joint event by London Renters Union (LRU) and United Voices of the World (UVW). We will discuss how our struggles intersect, and strategize how we can build power both in our workplaces and in our neighbourhoods. There will be space for members from both organisations to share issues that are impacting you, there will be discussions on your employment rights and your renters rights.

Update on our new groups strategy – April 2021

17th April 11am – Branchless members forum

On Saturday April 17th at 11am LRU will be holding its first ever Branchless Members Forum! As agreed at last year’s All Member Assembly, the forum will be a space for LRU members who don’t live in a branch area to connect with other members, learn about what is...

Member Solidarity training, 29 April 6-8pm

Member Solidarity training, 29 April 6-8pm

Our Introduction to Member Solidarity training is for all members who want to support other renters with their housing issues, and stand up to landlords and estate agents. You will learn about how we organise member solidarity in the union, our principles and process,...

Cripping the Renters Movement – March 27

Cripping the Renters Movement – March 27

Join us for a panel and breakout discussions that will explore how our housing system is an ableist housing system, why housing justice that confronts ableism is necessary for all of us, and how we build a renters union that is grounded in this experience and in this aim.

Unions and renter groups call for urgent action on rent debt crisis

Unions and renter groups call for urgent action on rent debt crisis

The signatories include leaders of trade unions Unite, Unison, NEU, GMB and CWU, tenant unions London Renters Union, Greater Manchester Housing Action and ACORN, and groups campaigning on housing policy such as New Economics Foundation and Generation Rent

Get Active Training, 23 March 2021, 6-8pm

Get Active online training session Get Active in the LRU Hello everyone  If you’ve joined as a member recently and want to get stuck in, or if you’ve been involved for a little while and want to know more about how the LRU works, this training is for you! These are a...

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