anti-poverty

  • June 20, 2016

    The Hartlepool Action Lab is a project supported by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF)  that brings together community members, businesses, community groups and the public sector to work together on issues that affect everyone in Hartlepool.

  • September 21, 2015

    Christian, Islamic and Jewish leaders gathered at St Paul’s Cathedral to urge David Cameron to ensure the UK plays its part in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

  • December 8, 2014

    There has been a mixed response from NGOs to the launch of the report of the All Party Parliamentary Inquiry into Food Poverty and Hunger today.

  • December 8, 2014

    Today (Monday 8 March 2014) an All Party Parliamentary Inquiry has published an extensive report into causes of food poverty in the UK and has suggested some responses. Campaigners from End Hunger Fast were invited to the initial launch of this report so here are some reflections on where it has ended up and what that means for the rest of us.

  • December 8, 2014

    Scotland’s poorest households are paying £1,300 a year more than their wealthier neighbours for everyday goods and services.

  • December 8, 2014
  • September 3, 2014

    Justin Welby will give the keynote address at the 'Love your neighbour:Think, Pray, Vote' conference organised by the Joint Public Issues Team in Coventry on 21 February 2015.

  • July 18, 2014

    Welfare, education and the NHS are all being hit by the same cuts, driven, not by a desire to improve the national debt (which is now significantly worse than 2010), says Virginia Moffatt, but by a poisonous ideology that private profit must come before common good. "So I decided that the time had come to move somewhere, where I can be in a position to challenge that ideology. I have joined Ekklesia as the new Chief Operating Officer, because I can see what an important role a think-tank linking good quality research and ideas to civic action, political change and a positive role for churches and other NGOs can play in influencing mainstream politics. That is what I want to be part of."

  • January 9, 2014

    The UN Secretary-General has urged developing countries to work collectively towards reaching MDG anti-poverty targets.

  • September 29, 2013

    The Priority Areas Committee of the Church of Scotland has won the European Anti-Poverty Network Award for their work against poverty and social exclusion.