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Funding The Project

Our approach to funding Co-operation Birmingham is a co-operative so we want to ensure we provide full transparency on where our money comes from and where it goes. We haven’t been asking for funding from the local government as we want to make sure that this project is able to meet the needs of all […]

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Solidarity Kitchen Health and Safety Protocols

Abridged podcast version of this post Which guidance to follow? And why are there conflicting approaches? The government’s guidelines for dealing with Covid-19 are not in line with other countries. Although there is guidance from the WHO (World Health Organisation), each individual country’s healthcare system is responsible for and has the capacity to respond to […]

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First Week Update

As we complete our first week of operations we just wanted to give you all an update on our progress so far. It’s been an intense week with over 500 meals going out to the people of Birmingham, sixty plus people wanting to volunteer with us (and many of them already starting and doing a […]

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Solidarity in Separation We Need to be Ready

Social Distancing may soon become unavoidable, even if a consensus is yet to emerge. But in this critical time we mustn’t be divided. We need to be ready. Mutual aid lays the foundation for Social Distancing, and gives us the power to ensure our own safety and get through this with the minimum human cost. […]