Shaz’s  experiences of volunteering with BFOE

Shaz’s experiences of volunteering with BFOE

Looking for a new way to get involved in campaigning At University I had campaigned on issues of poverty, mostly with Oxfam Outreach, but also with the Ethical Trade Society. I valued the impact that campaigning groups had and it was fun volunteering for them. Before...
Digbeth Community Garden

Digbeth Community Garden

Shaz reflects on what a vibrant community space Digbeth Community Garden has become. Digging Holes Yesterday I cycled  to Digbeth Community Garden to help out. Stalwart Adam was joined by Fabio and me. We dug holes. As we dug these holes, I listened to the birds chirp...

Black Lives Matter!

“Birmingham Friends of the Earth is an environmental campaigning organisation that places equality and justice at the core of what we do. We campaign to create a fairer and more sustainable Birmingham, We know that structural and systemic racism is deeply rooted...

Cycling on the A38 Cycle Path

Shaz has a fantastic time cycling on the A38 Cycle Path. In a previous post I wrote about the campaigning journey from lobbying Birmingham City Council to create segregated cycle infrastructure, to the A38 and A34 cycle routes actually being created. I thought that it...