Working Groups

Working Groups have been set up to oversee, coordinate or organise certain areas of Extinction Rebellion Cambridge. Anyone can join a working group - you don't need to be NVDA trained. To join, find out more, or suggest an idea, contact the working group coordinator directly.


Regenerative Culture

Making sure members and activists are supported before, during, after and between actions and to promote a culture of well-being for activists.

Contact: Karl - xrcam.regen@gmail.com

Media and Messaging

To develop our PR and media strategy and liaise with members of the press.

Contact: Nathan - nathannewcomms@gmail.com

Actions and Logistics / Debrief and Reflection

Actions and Logistics

(i) to develop the plan for NVDA escalation within XR Cambridge, taking into account direction from XR central; (ii) to ensure actions are organised and executed by AGs in accordance with point i (iii) to ensure best practice is followed during all actions (including debrief and reflection).

Debrief and Reflection

Making sure members have the chance to feed back after actions and that those comments are recorded and acted on.

Contact: Portia - portia@parsonage1.plus.com

To suggest an idea to this group, please fill in this form.


Community & Outreach

Outreach to recruit more activists and supporters and communicate our message to the public, through various activities including talks, social media, literature etc (and to work with media/messaging team as appropriate). Specific aim: to engage 3.5% of Cambridgeshire population between now and April 15th.

Contact: David - david.m.carter@gmail.com

Diversity and Inclusion

Making sure XR Cambridge is accessible to everyone, regardless of class, disability, race, ethnicity, religion or anything else.

Contact: Nicki - weebles1703@gmail.com

Families

(i) to make sure that where possible there are opportunities for families to get involved in XR actions and activities (ii) to set up activities for families (iii) to outreach to schools and colleges to encourage involvement of students in XR Cambridge [will work with Community team on this] (iv) inform young people and families about related movements (e.g. Youth Strike 4 Climate) and provide support where needed if young people want to take part.

Contact: Monica - monica.xrcambridge@gmail.com

Performers

Organise performances for XR Cambridge actions and activities, including publicity events, fundraisers and social events.

Contact: Emily - emilyashton1000@gmail.com

Art

to coordinate artwork for XR Cambridge actions and activities.

Contact: Hilary - mshilaryc@gmail.com

Finance and Fundraising

(i) to raise money for XR Cambridge (ii) to put in place proper procedures for managing our finances and paying expenses.

Contact: Jane - jgoodland66@gmail

To claim an expense, email Jane with:


Systems and Tech

Provide IT and technical solutions needed to run XR Cambridge's activities.

Contact: Sarai - s.b.xr.cam@gmail.com

Training

Organise and deliver NVDA training. As the Working Group expands, it may also take on the organisation of "Heading for Extinction" talks and wellbeing training.

Contact: Derek - derek@darknessandlight.co.uk