Be part of the digital campaign

Show your support for Parents and Carers

If you're on social media, there are lots of ways you can help spread the campaign message.

Pledge your support

Visit and share our #SPC2017 pledge page.


Complete our short survey

Most Usdaw members are balancing their jobs with looking after family members. A growing number of older Usdaw members are regularly caring for their grandchildren. We would like to find out more about members’ experiences of balancing work and family life. Could you spare us a few minutes? Take the survey.

Show your support on Facebook

Download our #SPC2017 images:
  Or update your status to tell people why you’re taking part in the #SPC2017 campaign.


Show your support on Instagram

Download our sharable image #SPC2017

Show your support on Twitter

Download our #SPC2017 images:
  Use one of our Tweet suggestions:
  • #SPC2017 Grandparents deserve more support to balance work & care for their grandchildren. Support improved rights @ - tweet this
  • I’ve pledged my support for #SPC2017 – give your support to help grandparents get the support they need - tweet this
  • Grandparents deserve better! Support #SPC2017 to fight for improved rights when caring for grandchildren - tweet this
  • Grandparents need adjustment leave to deal with a family crisis without losing their job! Share & support #SPC2017 - tweet this
  • #SPC2017 Grandparents need the right to take flexible leave when a grandchild is sick. Please share and support - tweet this
  • #SPC2017 Grandparents deserve the right for their caring commitments to be taken into consideration! Support here - tweet this
or tweet:
  • about why you’re taking part in Parent and Carers Spotlight Day, using #SPC2017
  • a photo of you and a friend taking part in the #SPC2017 campaign and we’ll retweet the best ones.

Get involved on Instagram

Whether it's a photo, a selfie or a quick video – tell us why you’re taking part in #SPC2017 campaign. The best will be reposted on the @UsdawUnion Instagram account.

Write a blog

Share your experiences and tell us why you’re taking part in #SPC2017 by writing a blog. Share it via Tumblr, Wordpress, Blogger, or the #SPC2017 hashtag on Twitter.

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