Community members stage a photo op in support of a national care service at UNISON's national community seminar and conference 2024

Fragmented and under-funded

Delegates at UNISON’s national community conference heard how funding and organising pose particular issues across the sector

Angela Rayner speaks from the podium at UNISON national community conference 2024

Community conference told: ‘You are the stewards of the New Deal’

Angela Rayner spoke to delegates at community conference 2024 to tell them “our movement is bigger than the sum of its parts and we will achieve together”

7 people, all in the same blue shirts walk away from camera across a field, the sun setting in the distance. It is a diverse group with a child and a person in a wheelchair. Some of them have their arms around each others shoulders

UNISON opinion: This is what community looks like

They’re the most diverse group of members in the union, but they have an awful lot in common – as they meet this weekend in Chester, welcome to the community service group