Activism & Campaigns
Rainbow Collective are active members and contributors to various campaigns. On this page find out more about each campaign and what role we as a social enterprise are doing to highlight awareness. Click on each title to read more.
Rainbow Collective has contributed to many housing campaigns by providing high quality campaign videos which talk about the needs and concerns of the residents. Click on the link to watch videos from estates in Peckham, Elephant and castle, Harringay and others.
Initiative setup by Rainbow Collective in response over a million people using food banks in the UK. At these film events, audience members bring a bag of non perishable food instead of paying for a ticket for entry to the event. The food gets donated to the food bank. Click on the link to see some Films For Food events that have happened in London.
You can also watch a series of video about Southwark Food Bank here.
DSEI (Defence & Security Equipment International) is the world’s largest arms fair. It allows arms buyers and sellers to network and make deals. It happens once every two years, in the second week in September, at ExCeL – the huge exhibition centre in London Docklands.
Rainbow Collective collaborates with spoken word artists Potent Whisper on a regular basis. Together they have made videos about Donald Trump, Haktivist Lauri Love, Grenfell, ethical clothing and Austerity.
They also collaborated on a new documentary series called 'The Rhyming Guide To The Housing Crisis'
Click here to watch the videos.
50 garment workers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia have documented the living and working conditions they endure making clothes for our high streets. Funded by TRAID and supported by Labour Behind the Label, the garment workers were trained by Rainbow Collective to use their mobile phones to make these short films. To learn more about this project click here
Despite McDonald’s being one of the UK’s largest, most profitable, and globally recognised employers, its employees are subjected to difficult, yet avoidable working conditions - working on insecure zero-hour contracts for low-wages. Since 2018 Rainbow Collective have been collaborating with War On Want to produce all McStrikes campaign videos. Click HERE to watch the videos.
Rainbow Collective are campaigning alongside War on Want for the rights of the Palestinian citizens following the most recent attacks from Israel under their 'Operation Protective Edge' which has killed over 1,400 Palestinians and injured many more - with those numbers increasing daily.
On behalf of War on Want we have created a number of campaign videos and are actively protesting on behalf of the Palestinians by taking part in the demonstrations being organised across London.