Refugee Welcome Zones- Tell your local council!

How many times have you been out the front of a cafe or bar, and seen a little sticker stating pleasantly “refugees welcome”? or the comforting familiarity of the rainbow sticker showing that all Australians are also welcome? These are small details that most would not even notice, but for some people it makes a… Continue reading Refugee Welcome Zones- Tell your local council!

Interview with Dulce Carolina Muñoz Garcia, Social Marketing Convenor of Mums 4 Refugees

On a cold and rainy morning in Lilyfield, I sat down in a local cafe to chat to the inspiring Dulce (and her adorable daughter) about the amazing non-profit and activist organisation Mums 4 Refugees. Mums 4 Refugees is an organisation of mothers of all social and cultural backgrounds that aims to advocate for refugees… Continue reading Interview with Dulce Carolina Muñoz Garcia, Social Marketing Convenor of Mums 4 Refugees

Lush, Ben & Jerry’s & Corporate Activism

Corporate slogans and tag-lines often come across at best entertaining, and at worst insincere and irritating. It’s not often that a company (particularly a successful, global and wealthy corporation) will come out with any sort of marketing scheme that says something important, something controversial and something that may affect people’s decision to purchase from them. Which… Continue reading Lush, Ben & Jerry’s & Corporate Activism

Parliament on King: Interview with Ravi Prasad

Parliament on King is a homely, comfortable cafe. Coffee is served in vintage mugs and there are shelves upon shelves of all manner of books for patrons to enjoy. People seem completely relaxed in the environment, reclining with laptops or chatting for hours as if in their own homes. However, the cosy interior is also… Continue reading Parliament on King: Interview with Ravi Prasad