Category: Our Stories

Community continues to campaign for LGBT+ rights
Community - July 19th, 2019
"We need to campaign for LGBT+ rights... Last week Community brought a motion to TUC LGBT+ conference on equal marriage in Northern Ireland. The motion [...]
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Community brings vital education to under-represented groups
Community - July 18th, 2019
"We can play a role in improving quality of life through education..." The Community Learning team recently met with a group of BAME (Black and [...]
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Community’s new hub is here to keep the conversation going
Community - July 16th, 2019
"We are delighted with our new union hub..." Community reps at HMP Addiewell have recently revealed their new Community Hub. The new space has been [...]
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In times of uncertainty, Community is in your corner
David Fiddler - July 9th, 2019
"I was really worried about losing my home..." Community understands that life can be difficult at times, our members are experiencing first-hand the uncertainty of [...]
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LGBT mental health in the workplace
Melantha Chittenden - May 16th, 2019
Research conducted by Stonewall shows that half of LGBT people experienced depression in the last year and more than one in 10 trans people attempted to [...]
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Community’s Service Centre Stands up to injustice
Community - April 30th, 2019
"Without Community by my side I would not have known what to do..." Community’s Service Centre legal advisors team recently supported a vulnerable member with [...]
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The road ahead for the finance sector
Caroline Taylor - March 15th, 2019
"The future of the Finance and professional sector is looking bright..." Since joining Community, the finance and professional sector has taken many steps to ensure [...]
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Community - March 11th, 2019
Pay Campaigning Pays Off Community members from the Justice Sector in Northern Ireland are celebrating the success of a recent campaign led by members in [...]
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IWD 2019 – Challenging the gender pay gap
Lauren Crowley - March 8th, 2019
"Women are realising they have a right to talk about pay..." The introduction of gender pay gap reporting should lead to progress. We now know [...]
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Community gives its reps the right tools for the job
Community - February 20th, 2019
"We're always looking for new ways to support our members..." Community reps in the North of England recently took part in upskill training, allowing them [...]
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