Are you a resident in Govanhill? Do you want to build neighbourhood power from the ground up? Join your local union and be part of the fight for better conditions in our community.
Living Rent’s Govanhill branch was established in June 2020 - in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic - to organise to improve the rights of tenants in both the private and social sector.
Since then, members have mobilised around our cleansing campaign to demand greater investment in services from Glasgow Council, fought and supported members and tenants to get repairs and stop evictions and stood with other local branches to fight cuts to council services across the city. Our membership is steadily growing as we agitate for the changes our community needs, together.
Our cleansing campaign staged a day of action in December 2020 and achieved a meeting with the head of Glasgow City Council. However, we are still waiting on firmer commitments and our demands for greater investments to be met and will continue organising until our demands are won! With COP26 just around the corner, the coming months are a critical time to unite and take action in our local branches and city-wide.
Branch Details: We meet on Thursdays on a monthly basis at 6.30-8.00pm at the Queen's Park Govanhill Parish Church (170 Queen's Drive, Glasgow G42 8QZ)
Upcoming branch meeting: Check https://www.livingrent.org/events
Organiser/ Staff contact: Sonja Coquelin, [email protected]