Setting up a group of like-minded parents and teachers can make action happen. We have all set up Clean Air Parents’ Groups in our schools and know there is a balance to be found in demanding change and bringing all the stakeholders with you – not always an easy task.
We are available to chat through this, do reach out, but also read Kate’s piece on how she created the group at her sons’ primary school. Read more
There are larger campaigning groups that can support you with this and which you can join as an individual or as a group.
Clean Air Parents Network is a UK-wide campaigning and support group created by ClientEarth and British Lung Foundation.
Clean Air Day – The UK’s largest air pollution campaign coordinated by Global Action Plan with lots of resources useful for schools.
Mums for Lungs – Award-winning London-based parent group who have run a number of successful campaigns, have lots of resources and welcome input on their monthly zoom meetings.
The best way to engage with these groups is on social media.
There are also a host of local campaign groups, especially around London, too many to list here but please contact us to find out if there is one near you.
Asthma UK – Working to cure asthma by funding world leading research and scientists, campaigning for change and supporting people with asthma. They’re in partnership with British Lung Foundation.
British Lung Foundation – UK lung charity. Take a look at their information on outdoor and indoor pollution.
Friends of Earth – An international community dedicated to protecting the natural world and the wellbeing of everyone in it.
Healthy Air – Healthy Air campaign created by ClientEarth.
TAPAS – is a network designed to bring together academia, education, public policy, civil society and business to tackle air pollution in schools.
UNICEF – Working for every child to build a better world for everyone.