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Alternative ways to spread some festive joy!

22 Dec 20

Christmas Day will feel different than in previous years because of the Coronavirus emergency, but we’re appreciating our nearest and dearest more than ever before. We know that it might not be possible or safe to physically be with our loved ones, but there are...

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Tips for talking to your family and friends about politics

15 Dec 20

Many of us find it difficult to discuss politics with people who have different opinions. But at 38 Degrees we believe that making the effort to bridge divides within your own community can go a long way, even if it’s just seeking out a thoughtful...

Universal credit not enough to live off: petition to reform now to avoid surge in poverty

23 Nov 20

Four in five people claiming Universal Credit do not have enough money to cover rent, food and bills  65% have missed meals to cut down on food costs 100,000 sign a petition calling for the government to urgently review Universal Credit Universal Credit should be...

Free school meals: We won!

9 Nov 20

Incredible news! The government has finally agreed to provide £170 million to feed children on free school meals this Christmas. They’ve even promised to extend this to the Easter, summer and Christmas school holidays in 2021 as well. It was only a few weeks ago...

New chair excited by new direction for 38 Degrees

24 Aug 20

38 Degrees has appointed Sue Tibballs OBE as its new chair. Sue is a campaigner and commentator who has worked in the social change sector for nearly 30 years. She is CEO of the Sheila McKechnie Foundation, a ‘think and do tank’ that builds capacity...

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Where should I set up my petition?

19 Jun 20

If you are thinking about setting up a petition you might be wondering which website you should use. Here are a few reasons why 38 Degrees is the best place to go…   What makes 38 Degrees unique? 🧡 Our values drive us. Unlike for-profit...