Category Archives: Patrons

UpRisers meet David Cameron

A group of UpRisers attended a speech by David Cameron MP, Leader of the Conservative Party, to launch a major new Demos project exploring the nature and challenges of Progressive Conservatism. You can read David Cameron’s speech here.   Following the speech UpRisers Anis Idress, Gerald Nkrumah and Ahmed Shazad, had the opportunity to meet with […]

UpRisers join Clegg for liberalism speech

A group of UpRisers attended a speech by Nick Clegg MP, Leader of the Liberal Democrats. In the keynote address, marking the first anniversary of his leadership, Nick Clegg shared his vision of a liberal society, and his views on the future of liberalism as both a philosophy and political force. The event was hosted […]

UpRisers advise Prime Minister on knife crime

UpRisers Zarlasht Halaimzai and Sarah-Jane Nii-Adjei took part in an event with the Prime Minister to discuss what action should be taken to tackle the problem of knife crime. The event marked the launch of the “No To Knives” coalition, which includes Richard Taylor, father of murdered school boy Damilola Taylor, and Brooke Kinsella, the actress who […]

Brown, Cameron and Clegg join forces to launch new programme to support the next generation of political leaders

UpRising leadership programme launched with support of party leaders At a moment of decisive change in world leadership the Young Foundation, on the evening of Wednesday 5th November, launched a major new programme, UpRising, to develop new leaders, with a keynote lecture from Rosabeth Moss Kanter, probably the world’s most respected thinker on leadership and […]