Sunrise 2011

  1. Slutwalk Leeds

    Slutwalk Leeds

    Lucy discusses her experiences as one of the co-organisers of the Leeds Slutwalk. The Slutwalk movement began in Toronto, Canada when a police officer suggested that a a victim of rape may be partly responsible for the attack, because of the way she was dressed. As a result a worldwide protest movement has sprung up with people taking to the streets in organised events.

  2. Humanist Action Group

    Humanist Action Group

    The Humanist Action Group is a volunteering organisation which runs several programmes, including homeless outreach.

  3. Web Technologies for Societies

    Web Technologies for Societies

    Michael Burgess presents an introduction to the various web technologies that can help societies and groups organise, coordinate and manage their activities.

  4. Leeds Salon

    Leeds Salon

    Paul Thomas is co-founder of Leeds Salon, a public debate group based in Leeds. In this talk, he discusses how he started the group and shares his experience and advice on starting such an organisation.

  5. Introduction to Public Speaking

    Introduction to Public Speaking

    Michael Burgess presents an introduction to public speaking, with a specific focus on staging, chairing and speaking in debates.

  6. Coordinating National Events

    Coordinating National Events

    Nicola Jackson offers advice on how to coordinate national events, reflecting on her experiences working with the National Federation of Atheist, Humanist and Secular Student Societies, including running a student camping weekend.

  7. Activism on Campus

    Activism on Campus

    James discusses his experience running Leeds Atheist Society and the National Federation of Atheist, Humanist and Secular Student Societies, and how best you can coordinative groups and events on campus.