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How ex-Big Issue vendor went from rough sleeper to inspiring activist: 'I want to change the world'
Former Big Issue vendor Adam Khan
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How ex-Big Issue vendor went from rough sleeper to inspiring activist: 'I want to change the world'

Adam Khan was sleeping rough as a teenager when they started selling the Big Issue and it proved to be a launchpad for bigger things in their goal to bring systemic change to the world
How viral Wetherspoons game is helping feed hungry homeless people: 'Everyone wants to help'
Wetherspoons game to help homeless people
Homelessness

How viral Wetherspoons game is helping feed hungry homeless people: 'Everyone wants to help'

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Communities
Changemakers 2024

The Big Issue Changemakers of 2024: Communities

Volunteering on Christmas Day: How you can get involved
Activism

Volunteering on Christmas Day: How you can get involved

How do Big Issue sellers make money?
Activism

How do Big Issue sellers make money?

How does The Big Issue help homeless people?
Big Issue Winter Support Kit launch at Christmas
Activism

How does The Big Issue help homeless people?

Where does my money go when I buy The Big Issue?
Vendor Kelvin Gregory
Activism

Where does my money go when I buy The Big Issue?

From warehouses to Wembley: A day with Sleaford Mods, voice of a troubled nation
Sleaford Mods at Wembley Stadium
Exclusive

From warehouses to Wembley: A day with Sleaford Mods, voice of a troubled nation

My Dog Sighs: 'The power of art is it makes people look at the world in a different way'
Large-scale mural of an eye by My Dogs Sighs in Jackson, Michigan (2020)
Interview

My Dog Sighs: 'The power of art is it makes people look at the world in a different way'

Do you know a change maker? Send us your nominations!
Changemakers

Do you know a change maker? Send us your nominations!

Meet the mums calling for immediate reform of childcare and flexible working
Two mothers in witch costumes hold sign: 'The future won't raise itself'
Childcare crisis

Meet the mums calling for immediate reform of childcare and flexible working

I spent a night with activists plastering over adverts demanding a general election
Journalist Eliza Pitkin stands next to General Election Now poster
Activism

I spent a night with activists plastering over adverts demanding a general election

Everything you needed to know about volunteering to get stuck in
volunteering near me
Volunteering

Everything you needed to know about volunteering to get stuck in

'It's about making the invisible visible': A day at the UK's only festival for homeless people
Homelessness

'It's about making the invisible visible': A day at the UK's only festival for homeless people

Explained: This is your right to protest and how police can restrict it
Right to protest
Activism

Explained: This is your right to protest and how police can restrict it

The musicians helping to change young people's lives in Reading
Readipop
Charity

The musicians helping to change young people's lives in Reading

How a grassroots group is reimagining community activism in east London
Community activism

How a grassroots group is reimagining community activism in east London

'Don't forget Afghanistan': The kite festival with a message
Children with kites
Afghanistan

'Don't forget Afghanistan': The kite festival with a message

How fan-owned football clubs are putting the power in the hands of the supporters
Football

How fan-owned football clubs are putting the power in the hands of the supporters

How mutual aid and community action groups set up through Covid are tackling the cost of living crisis
Cereal and cans of food sit in a low cupboard
Mutual aid

How mutual aid and community action groups set up through Covid are tackling the cost of living crisis

These people are ‘levelling up’ their area by renovating derelict homes and renting them out on the cheap
East Marsh United gone from litter picking to renting
Community activism

These people are ‘levelling up’ their area by renovating derelict homes and renting them out on the cheap

People are leaving fake Google reviews to tell Russians what’s really happening in Ukraine
Ukraine Invasion

People are leaving fake Google reviews to tell Russians what’s really happening in Ukraine

Trans rights charities call for 'concrete action' after MPs debate Gender Recognition Act reform
LGBTQ+

Trans rights charities call for 'concrete action' after MPs debate Gender Recognition Act reform

A trashed phone box has been bought for £1 and transformed into a community hub
Charity

A trashed phone box has been bought for £1 and transformed into a community hub

Social investment could create '36,000 jobs in our most deprived communities'
Lord Victor Adebowale at Corporate Challenge Year 1 impact event.
Social enterprise

Social investment could create '36,000 jobs in our most deprived communities'