Gabrielle

Colourful collage of words and images. Words include Dennistoun and the sentence "it's a woman's world".

My Community Development placement

Read about Mara’s placement with us in 2023 and 2024, as part of her degree in Community Development.

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GWL at 30: LGBTQ+ work

In this podcast volunteers Niamh and Joy chat with Archivist Mae Moss, Volunteering Programme Assistant Ren Clark, and Director Sue John (also an early instigator of GWL in the 1990s) about the role of lesbian activism, the evolution of language used to describe the LGBTQ+ community, the Lesbian Archive and other aspects of GWL’s work which have been significant in fore fronting the lives, histories and culture of LGBTQ+ people in Scotland.

Book Picnic: January 2024

Every month, GWL team members and volunteers share what we’ve read recently at our Book Picnic. Here’s what we’ve been reading over the festive break.

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GWL at 30 Podcast: Green

In this episode we find out more about how ecofeminism and care for the environment have impacted our work in the past three decades.

GWL at 30 Podcast: Access

In this episode, we look at what “access” and “accessibility” means at GWL and how this has influenced our work in the past three decades.

Digital Volunteering Project

The Volunteering Programme was part funded between April 2022 and November 2023 by the National Lottery Heritage Fund to embed and develop digital volunteering roles at GWL. This post brings together the outputs, outcomes and resources resulting from this project.

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Three Decades of Changing Minds Podcasts

Starting in November 2022 volunteers supported by staff developed, produced, recorded and edited a series of podcasts exploring the work of GWL over three decades on six key themes: Access, Anti-Racism, LGBTQ+, Violence against Women, Environment and Sustainability, and Change Making.

Book Picnic- What we read last Summer (Part 2)

Our regular Book Picnic note taker and blogger Jenna was away this summer, so I took some notes which our volunteer Aileen has kindly typed up. So, better late than […]

Book Picnic- What we read last summer (Part 1)

Our regular Book Picnic note taker and blogger Jenna was away this summer, so I took notes which our volunteer Aileen has kindly typed up. So, better late than never, here are our reading recommendations from the summer of 2023.

Volunteer Story-Anabel

Inspired by the “Volunteer Profiles” which featured in the GWL newsletters published in the 1990’s and 2000’s, we’re introducing some of our current volunteers, to highlight how they support our work […]