Imagining change for the world and ourselves

“If you could change the way one system currently works, what would it be and why?” This question, put to us at our recent team retreat by Lea Jovy-Ford from Mission Equality, asked us to imagine what the systems we live and work in would look like if they had not been built by colonialism […]

Centring people, joy, and growth in how we work

Systemic Justice team

The concept of guardianship underlines the importance of building an organisational culture that enables pursuing the mission, allowing individuals to step in and out of that guardian role along the way. 

Movement lawyering in dialogue with community-driven litigation

A illustration of people with different physical characteristics being united by wearing a purple scarf

A variety of terms frequently pop up in discussions around using the courts to bring about social change. In this piece, we are exploring one such term that frequently comes up in the context of our work: “movement lawyering”, a term that has grown in popularity over recent years and has started to gain greater traction in Europe, including by institutions engaged in or supporting litigation work. But what does it mean?